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The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Punchy » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:04 pm

I really think this is Hickman’s best work in long time, probably since the middle-period of Secret Warriors. This book is just great, wide-screen superheroics in the Millar/Hitch tradition, but with enough of Hickman’s own personality in it that it doesn’t feel repetitive. I love that Hickman has reduced Thor’s power-levels back to how it was in the early years of the Ultimates, I much preferred Ultimate Thor when it was ambiguous whether or not he was a God or just crazy, and whilst that ambiguity is still gone, it’s great he’s not overly strong again. Esad Ribic’s art was top-quality again, and he really made the attempted attack on The City seem real and gave the Nuclea Explosion real impact. It was great to see Spider-Woman and Black Widow II show up, but at the moment I’m just counting down the pages until Captain America shows up, right now I’m guessing the last page of #4, but it may be even later than that.

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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby avengingtitan » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:36 pm

I really wanna like this book but it always feels like there are pages missing.
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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Chris » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:35 am

Epic book. Feels Luke Warren Ellis during his Stormwatch/Authority heyday
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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby fieldy snuts » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:23 am

I'm enjoying this book a lot. Each issue keeps bringing it.

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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Zero » Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:01 am

Holland Oats wrote:Epic book. Feels Luke Warren Ellis during his Stormwatch/Authority heyday


Yeah, this comic reeks of The Authority, the action is huge and the fiction is sciencey and the characters yell a lot. Certainly it's the most accessible of Hickman's Marvel work and while I'm no fan of the colouring it's still a great looking book.

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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby jeremy » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:11 am

Liking this book. It still has this feeling like it's almost like Ellis or Millar's epic Ultimates or Stormwatch runs and coming up just a tad short; but that might be just because we are still in the middle of the storyline.

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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Chris » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:38 pm

Zero wrote:
Yeah, this comic reeks of The Authority, the action is huge and the fiction is sciencey and the characters yell a lot. Certainly it's the most accessible of Hickman's Marvel work and while I'm no fan of the colouring it's still a great looking book.


I love the coloring.

Dean White, combined with Ribic's art gives the book a very unique feel. Very European.
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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby GHERU » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:42 pm

this book has been all kinds of awesome
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Postby Rockman » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:43 pm

way to put spoilers in the title again punch

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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby e_galston » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:24 pm

I'm really loving all the new ultimate books, there really isn't a bad one in the bunch. hopefully they all stay like this.
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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Chris » Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:36 pm

Rockman wrote:way to put spoilers in the title again punch


There are no spoilers in the title, other than the actual word "spoilers"..
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Re: The Ultimates #3 (Feezk Spoilers)

Postby Punchy » Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:18 am

Rockman wrote:way to put spoilers in the title again punch


Haha

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