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Daily LITG, 27th May 2023
If you see me there, give me a wave! The ten most popular stories yesterday Why Did Marvel Really Buy Ultraverse & Why Won't They Publish It Now? DC Announce A New Dawn Of DC Timeline, But Don't Hide Anything In It DC Comics Launches Gotham War Event Between Batman And Catwoman Amazing Spider-Man #26 Leaked Spoilers Did *Not* Come[...]
Why Did Marvel Really Buy Ultraverse And Why Won't They Publish It Now?
Last week I ran a piece on a very rare and possibly snuck-through mention of the Ultraverse in a Marvel Unlimited comic book I also repeated the old story about Marvel originally buying Malibu and the Ultraverse for their colouring department, and that Marvel's reluctance to use the Ultraverse in any fashion was down But[...]
Marvel Comics Just Brought Back The Ultraverse But No One Noticed
In 1994 Marvel bought the Ultraverse, a superhero universe originally published by Malibu Comics, after Image Comics left, supposedly for Malibu's colouring studio and maybe for The Men In Black And at first, Marvel was okay with having these two universes, and would have them crossover and reference each other But since Marvel ended the[...]
Celebrating the Ultraverse: 25th Anniversary Panel at SDCC
Words and Photos courtesy of Bleeding Cool's Mike Sangregorio: Friday night saw a panel that took a look back at the origins of Malibu Comics' Ultraverse, from its comics and creators to the effect it had on the industry It was moderated by author JC Vaughn and included various alum as panelists: Publisher Dave Olbrich; Editor-in-Chief Chris Ulm; Rick[...]
Could Using Topaz In Thor: Ragnarok Have Opened A Whole Can Of Worms?
A crashed alien spacecraft created a series of random pan-dimensional gateways, briefly connecting Gwendor to the Ultraverse, and leaving Queen Topaz stranded in a strange world; one in which men were not properly subservient slaves, but thought themselves equal to or even superior to women Topaz was outraged by this blasphemous notion, but Pixx of the Ultraforce calmed[...]
Marvel And Malibu – What's Five Percent Between Friends
Tom Brevoort has been answering questions about the Ultraverse issues raised by Steve Englehart, on Formsporing Specifically whether it was the 5% royalty issue that caused the non-publication Brevoort had been named by Englehart as someone who had trued to get Ultraverse comics published of later at Marvel. No, it has nothing to do with that[...]
Steve Englehart – How 5% Doomed The Ultraverse
In a podcast interview from Alt3red Egos with Steve Engelhart, describing his career in comics, he talked openly about his work on the Ultraverse for Malibu – and what happened when Marvel bought the company and closed down the comics line. Englehart says that in 2004, Tom Brevoort approached him to integrate the Ultraverse into the Marvel[...]