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It's true, when it comes to The Ultimates - Marvel's 'rebooted' Avengers for their Ultimate line - I'm torn. On one hand I love it, on the other I hate it, hence three stars. Let me try to explain:
Love: Millar's writing is superb. Strong characters and strong interplay BETWEEN the characters is essential to a good story, and Millar comes up trumps here. Add to that a genuinely threatening bad guy plus a twist that I didn't see coming, and I'm hooked. On top of all that, there's Hitch's artwork. The man is a genius when it comes to the 'widescreen' style he and Warren Ellis pioneered with The Authority. Plus, he draws Fury as Samuel L. Jackson. Awesome!
Hate: The… Read more