"Ultimates 3" #3 sells out, variant cover second printing announced

Tue, March 4th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

There's no stopping the hottest book of the year, as Marvel is proud to announce the fourth straight sell-out for the red-hot Ultimates 3, with Ultimates 3 #3 selling out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level). Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated super-scribe Jeph Loeb (Hulk, television's Heroes) joins forces with the superstar art team of Joe Madureira and Christian Lichtner for the series that will forever change the Ultimate Universe! Scarlet Witch is dead, the Ultimates are divided and more of Wolverine's secret history has been revealed…but just what other surprises could this creative team have up their sleeves? Well, you'll have to stay tuned to find out!

To meet the overwhelming demand for this issue, Marvel is going back to press with Ultimates 3 #3 Second Printing Variant, featuring the gorgeous interior art of Madureira and Lichtner on a new wraparound cover!

"Fantastic!" said Loeb. "That's all I have to say... well, okay... Again, to the fans, readers, and retailers, to come on this immensely popular title and continue to find success I am so grateful. I can only promise that we're going to continue telling the best stories we can that lead us into ULTIMATUM!"

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all issues of Ultimates 3, as the series continues to sell out quickly and garner buzz. The book that's redefining the rules of superhero series and leading the March On Ultimatum continues with the jaw-dropping Ultimates 3 #3 Second Printing Variant and nothing will ever be the same!

ULTIMATES 3 #3 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN088277)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Art and Cover by JOE MADUREIRA & CHRISTIAN LICHTNER

Rated T+ …$2.99

FOC-3/13/08, On-Sale-4/2/08

ULTIMATES 3 #1 (of 5) BLACK & WHITE 50/50 VARIANT GATEFOLD COVERS (DEC078168)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Pencils & Gatefold Covers by JOE MADUREIRA

Parental Advisory …$2.99

On-Sale-3/19/08

ULTIMATES 3 #2 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN088021)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Art and Cover by JOE MADUREIRA & CHRISTIAN LICHTNER

Rated T+ …$2.99

On-Sale-3/12/08

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