the ultimates

New Marvel Cosplay Cover Feature Squirrel Girl, Gwenpool
Last October, Marvel embraced the creative world of cosplay with an awesome line of Cosplay Variants featuring dedicated fans geared up as their favorite superhero, gracing the cover of that character's comic. It seems like the line was so popular that it's getting a second outing, as Marv…
Cast Party: Who Should Star in an 'Ultimates' Movie?
Welcome to Cast Party, the feature that imagines a world with even more live action comic book adaptations than we currently have, and comes up with arguably the best casting suggestions you’re ever going to find for the movies and shows we wish could exist. This week I'm turning my atte…
Starting With The Impossible in The Post-Ultimate 'Ultimates'
How do you do an Ultimates series post-Secret Wars, without the Ultimate Universe? The original series by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch was supposed to be a reimagining of the Avengers concept for the 21st century, and had significant influence on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, both narratively and vi…
An Era Ends as Mark Millar Leaves Marvel for Creator-Owned Work
Comic book writer Mark Millar completed this week what he claims was his final script for Marvel Comics, presumably an issue of Ultimate Comics Avengers Vs. New Ultimates. Millar has enjoyed uncommon commercial success with many of his creator-owned properties, most notably Wanted and Kick-Ass, and …
Marvel’s Ultimate Universe Gets an Ultimatum
My Saturday morning began with the Ultimate universe panel featuring architects Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb and artist David Finch, with their fearless leader Joe Quesada serving as moderator.
Beginning shortly after the scheduled start time, partially due to Quesada's tardiness, Loeb quippe…