"Ultimate Origins" hits stores next week

Thu, May 29th, 2008 at 7:41pm PDT | Updated: May 29th, 2008 at 7:42pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

You've been given the 10 reasons why you cannot miss Ultimate Origins. You've seen the gorgeous covers by Simone Bianchi and Gabriele Dell'Otto. You've seen the awesome variant and sketch variant covers by Michael Turner. Now, you can read 6 lettered preview pages of Ultimate Origins #1 to tide you over before you pick up your copy next Wednesday, June 4th.

Ultimate Origins has been everywhere…and why not? As Bruce Banner said to Ultimate Spider-Man -- "Everything's Connected." There have been ads in all your favorite Marvel titles, an ad in Wizard Magazine and postcards in your local comic shops. Plus, some of your favorite comic book fan-sites have had interviews with Bendis, teasing the big reveals and changes to come.

And check Marvel.com next week for an exclusive Brian Michael Bendis podcast where he dishes on Ultimate Origins.

The secrets behind the Ultimate Universe are about to be revealed and they will shock you as the Ultimate Universe continues to March on Ultimatum.

Brian Michael Bendis and Butch Guice reveal the secret history of the Ultimate Universe almost a decade in the making in Ultimate Origins#1!

ULTIMATE ORIGINS #1 (of 5) (APR082246)
Penciled by BUTCH GUICE
50/50 Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
Sketch Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
Rated T+ …$2.99

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