Review: X-Men Blue #4 – Straightforward, But A Little Threadbare

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]   Now let's check in with the younger versions of Marvel's first family of mutants, X-Men: Blue. I was and still am very glad to see the X-Men back in force. Gold, Blue, and even Weapon X have been very strong titles so far. They have been consistently strong, and, even though the […]

Is That *Really* The 616 And The Ultimate Universe In Ultimate End?

The Ultimate End comic, part of the Secret Wars spinoff titles shows us a Manhattan with two realities existing simultaneously, the Regular Marvel Universe, the 616 and the Ultimate Universe, 1610. And finding a way to get by, in the full knowledge that Doom doesn't approve of this sort of thing. But is it? At […]

Miles Morales Joins The All-New, All-Different Avengers?

Here is it folks. The full creative line up and character count of the All-New All-Different Avengers. Written by Mark Waid, drawn by Mahmud Asrar with colours by Laura Martin. And posted on 4chan last night. With The Vision, Ms. Marvel, Iron Man, Thor, Nova, Captain America… And upfront that looks like Miles Morales, the […]

The Cancellation Of The Ultimate Universe With Ultimate End

In 2013, Bleeding Cool ran a story regarding a well-sourced rumour we'd had that would see the Avengers fight the Ultimates for the end of the Ultimate Universe, hat we were told would come in 2014. Brian Bendis put us in our place. The Ulitmate universe is not cancelled! the concept of legit comics reporting […]

Is This The End Of The Ultimate Universe?

Or is this another one of those alternate world event comics that seem to be tying into Secret Wars? Ultimate Universe: The End #1… There is only one Ultimate book left now after all…  

The End Of The Ultimate Universe? Again, I Mean?

It's one thing you can guarantee that, every year, we'll get another rumour about the End Of The Ultimate Universe. I mean, we were right last time that all the Ultimate books would be cancelled. Ish. They were. Just restarted after the Cataclysm crossover. This time? Well the cancellation of Ultimate FF does bring this […]

Could Marvel Revive The Ultimate Comics Line By Tying It In With The Movies?

Marvel Comics has just relaunched its Ultimate line of comic books and it hasn't exactly set the market on fire. The new Ultimate FF was well reviewed but its sales were pitiful. What was once a byword for excitement and innovation has become tainted after ludicrous plots. poor characterisation and, basically, gaining a reputation for […]

Everyone Pointing The Finger in Ultimate Comics' Survive Preview

So, someone is dead, Spoilers for Ultimate Cataclysm, obviously. And in the Survive oneshot by Brian Bendis and Joe Quinones, everyone is pointing the finger. First there's Tony Stark.Then there's SHIELD… Well, someone's going to blamed. They seem to have to have got the shield back off Storm though.

So… What Is Marvel's Ultimate Prologue? (UPDATE)

UPDATE: "Ultimate Prologue" has now been removed from the Amazon listing. Goodness… From the Amazon listing for Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand lists the comics it includes, including something called "Ultimate Prologue." Have a look. COLLECTING: Cataclysm: The Ulimates' Last Stand 1-5, Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man 1-3, Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men 1-3, Cataclysm: Ultimates 1-3, Hunger 1-4, […]

That Baltimore Comic Con Marvel Panel In Video

This is the video for the Marvel Comics panel at Baltimore Comic Con from last weekend, lasting almost an hour. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVY91ZCas9s[/youtube] It also clarifies the "gay Ultimate Flash Thompson" issue. Bleeding Cool initially reported, after talking to a number of people who were at the panel that; Ultimate Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley revealed that there […]

Those Ultimate Titles Cancelled… But Only Briefly

Marvel subscribers have been told… With the upcoming Cataclysm event heading to the Marvel Ultimate Universe, three regular titles will be changing briefly. Ultimate Comics X-Men will become Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men (for three issues, #1-3) Ultimate Comics Ultimates becomes Cataclysm: Ultimates (for three issues, #1-3) and Ultimate Comics Ultimate Spider-Man becomes Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man (for three issues, #1-3). If your subscription […]

Lying In The Gutters – 19th August 2013

Last week, Brian Bendis wrote; can you imagine if there were someone at your job who just decided it was their job to spoil everything that you do? and if they can't spoil it they just make something up? that is what it's like to try to tell a decent story for this generation of […]

First Year Of Current Ultimates Volumes At 99 Cents On ComiXology On Friday

What with the Ultimate news today, it looks like Marvel is trying to cushion the blow. From the current volumes, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1-11, Ultimate Comics X-Men #1-11 and Ultimate Comics Ultimates #1-12 will all be 99 cents on ComiXology, tomorrow on Friday. Time to comfort yourselves, folks.  

Rick Jones Gets Time Quaked In Hunger #1

 Time Quake! These appeared at the end of the Age Of Ultron #10 as time underwent some serious rumblings. Brian Bendis has mentioned that the images you see will have import for upcoming issues of the Marvel Universe. From Blackbeard Ben Grimm to Marvel Zombies to Spider-Man 2099 to the Squadron Supreme. Well, in […]