Thursday, January 24, 2013

Ultimate Human; Avengers vs. New Ultimates

In Ultimate Human by Warren Ellis and Cary Nord, classic (and ridiculous) Hulk archenemy The Leader is reimagined by Warren Ellis.  There's plenty of Hulk rampaging and Ellis's signature repartee:

But it's one of Ellis's weaker efforts.  Only a $5 download at Amazon, but read Ellis's Ultimate Galactus, instead.

Also just fair is Ultimate Comics Avengers vs. New Ultimates: Death of Spider-Man.  I'm not sure if the fault lies with Leinil Francis Yu, or the many other credited finishers, inkers, and colorists, but the people all have distracting plasticized faces:

And the issues are a little embarrassing to read:

If you want a lot of Avengers fighting other Avengers, you'll get your money's worth, but otherwise, stay away.  $15 for the six-issue series at Amazon.