The sale figures for June 2011 are in and again, the news isn’t good. Periodical comic sales are down by more than 4% from 2010; more notes in full article.
Recently Marvel teased an upcoming Reborn series by the all-to-familiar Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuiness team-up. The tease came in the form of the above poster labeling the series _ _ _ _ _ Reborn. Five blank spaces are our only clue (although, could the tease be initially throwing us off?). Marvel will reveal the title at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, July 23 but until then we can’t help but speculate.
So; we’ve come up with six guesses – not all of them are entirely good guesses, but still…they’re guesses – some of our Marvel writers chime in.+Continue Reading
Boy… If I had to choose between Gregory Stark and Nick Fury of the Ultimate Marvel Universe to be the top cop and protector of my freedoms, I think I’d rather take Norman Osborn during his craziest days of his Dark Reign.+Continue Reading
Things seem to be resolved in the big fight between Nick Fury’s Avengers and Carol Danver’s Ultimates. Danvers is comatose and likely brain dead. Tony Stark’s brother, Gregory, is now the director of S.H.I.E.L.D. And he’s just dealt with Fury in the most hostile of ways. All these things have happened, but at least two of these things aren’t what they appear.+Continue Reading
Talk about it hitting the fan… That’s exactly what happens in Ultimates Avengers Vs. New Ultimates #4.+Continue Reading
The Ultimate Avengers and New Ultimates are at each other’s throats, and after nearly three issues, I finally understand how this ties into the whole “Death of Spider-Man” storyline in the Ultimate Marvel Universe.+Continue Reading
The road to a battle between the Ultimate Avengers and the New Ultimates continues to get paved in Mark Millar’s second issue of the appropriately titled Ultimate Avengers Vs. New Ultimates.+Continue Reading
Mark Millar attempts to make up for the last couple Ultimate Avengers arcs with his new miniseries Ultimate Avengers Vs. New Ultimates.+Continue Reading
Man, it felt like forever since we last checked in on Jeph Loeb’s New Ultimates, right? It took a really long time to get here. Not as long as it felt to get to the end of Ultimate Avengers 3, but still. Does it still have a punch after so long?
The answer is… Yes. I would have to say yes.+Continue Reading
Jonathan Hickman wraps up his origin of the Ultimate Marvel version of Thor and the conclusion is full of revelation, explanation and takes us right up to the moment Thor Odinson joined the Ultimates.+Continue Reading
Ugh… Do I have to talk about this issue? Really? This is the last issue? Well, I guess I’ll talk about it, but I think I’d rather clean out a urinal that someone has defecated into than do this one last time.+Continue Reading
As this third volume of Ultimate Comics: Avengers labors into this penultimate chapter, three questions came to mind.
Is this over yet?
Is Mark Millar trying to leave the Ultimate Marvel version of the Avengers forever?
Does anyone get that uncomfortable Ultimatum feeling while we watch this slaughter?+Continue Reading