CBR received Friday morning this teaser image in advance of “Ultimatum,” the new Marvel Comics miniseries by Jeph Loeb and David Finch that promises to radically change the nature of the Ultimate Universe. The image depicts X-Men villain Magneto seated upon a throne and apparently in possession of the hammer of Thor. The image was accompanied with the following statement:
For What They’ve Done, They Will Have To Pay The Ultimate Price.
“Ultimatum” #1 and #2 are scheduled to go on sale in November. For more on the project, check out CBR’s report of Marvel’s Ultimate Panel presentation at Wizard World Chicago.
ULTIMATUM #1 & 2 (of 5)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
Variant Covers by ED McGUINNESS
Ultimatum #1 White Variant by DAVID FINCH
The end is here! Or, is it a new beginning? Massive climatic disturbances are wreaking havoc with the planet ” underwater volcanic eruptions, tidal waves crashing over whole cities and snowstorms burying entire countries”and even the assemblage of the Ultimate U’s mightiest is no match for this worldwide destruction! Featuring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Ultimates, the Hulk and more, find out whose lives are at stake in this defining moment of truth for the Ultimate Universe. Brought to you by award-winning scribe Jeph Loeb and superstar artist David Finch, this is the must-have book that will set the stage in the Ultimate U for years to come. If you want to get in on the most astounding changes taking place in all of comics, this is the place to be. You have been told!
32 PGS. (each)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (each)