Shiny Shelf
By Julio Angel Ortiz on 18 August 2011 1 COMMENT

I have been catching up on my comic book reading. And by ‘catching up’ I mean that I’m finally getting around to reading some comics that I’ve had my eye on for a while but for whatever reason (work, kids, time, zombie apocalypse) haven’t had a chance to get to.
I used to love the Ultimate [...]

By Mark Clapham on 20 February 2004 Comments Off

The trouble with Cap…

By Mark Clapham on 06 January 2004 Comments Off

Apparently this first issue of Marvel’s latest ‘Ultimate’ title has already shifted 200,000 units. That’s a lot of comics, certainly in today’s market. Does it deserve it? Well, no…

By Jim Smith on 21 July 2003 Comments Off

In what sense this Bendis scripted Spidey centric treat is ‘Ultimate X-Men’ rather than, as it seems, ‘Ultimate Marvel Team-Up Volume 2′, is so unclear as to be opaque.

By Mark Clapham on 30 April 2003 Comments Off

Less a triumphant return to power as a decline and fall, the recent ‘Return of the King’ storyline, spinning out of the risible ‘Ultimate War’ mini-series, represents an exciting new low…

By Mark Clapham on 05 March 2003 Comments Off

And the point was…?

By Mark Clapham on 04 March 2003 Comments Off

Avengers’ is a tainted brand. Not only does the Marvel Comic featuring the
‘World’s Greatest Heroes’ bear the same name as a recent box office

By Eddie Robson on 08 February 2003 Comments Off

Whilst this title started promisingly, one can’t help but feel a little underwhelmed by ‘Team-Up’.

By Jim Smith on 21 January 2003 Comments Off

It is entirely possible based on the contents of this issue of ‘The Ultimates’ that scribe Mark Millar has gone quite, quite mad.

By Mark Clapham on 12 June 2002 Comments Off

Here’s a real shocker – an attempt to revive Spider-Man as a comics property that actually worked!