PREVIEW "Ultimates 3" #1

Fri, November 9th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

The most-star studded comic book of the year arrives this December and when it's done, the Ultimate Universe will never be the same! Ultimates 3 #1 (of 5), from Eisner-winning and Emmy-nominated writer Jeph Loeb (Fallen Son, Heroes) joins the superstar art team of Joe Madureira & Christian Lichtner (Uncanny X-Men, Battle Chasers) to bring you the can't-miss third season of the world's most controversial super hero team! No longer working for S.H.I.E.L.D., Earth's mightiest heroes operate from Tony Stark's mansion in New York--but that doesn't mean they're in the clear! New members! New adventures! New secrets! The March on Ultimatum continues here and when one of Earth's greatest heroes dies, it sends the Ultimate Universe down the path of no return!

"Is Christmas here already? Jeez, it seems like it gets here earlier every year!" smiled Loeb. "I'm thrilled that retailers, fans, and new readers will finally get a chance to see the amazing artwork that Joe Mad and Chris Lichtner and Richard Starkings have created for this project. We realize that we're following a creative team that is unfollowable (is that a word?), but I think Mark Millar put it best when he said, upon seeing some of the artwork, that we were like the new James Bond. Different cast, different look, but it's still a James Bond movie. Hopefully, he meant Daniel Craig and not Timothy Dalton! Everyone on the team and at Marvel have put all their best efforts into making this THE book for the year end. Enjoy!"



Who are the Ultimates now? What's happened since the conclusion of the second volume? And just what could possibly tear this team apart? The answers arrive in Ultimates 3 #1, along with your choice of two stunning gatefold covers--one featuring the heroes and another featuring the villains!

Ultimates 3 is here and it doesn't get any bigger than this, True Believer!

ULTIMATES 3 #1 (of 5) HEROES GATEFOLD COVER (OCT072074)

ULTIMATES 3 #1 (of 5) VILLAINS GATEFOLD COVER (OCT072075)

ULTIMATES 3 #1 (of 5) WHITE VARIANT COVER (SEP078109)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Pencils & Gatefold Covers by JOE MADUREIRA & CHRISTIAN LICHTNER

Parental Advisory ...$2.99

FOC--11/15/07, On-Sale--12/5/07

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