Official Press Release
Ultimate Content-Ultimate Covers! Starting in April 2004 the world'sultimate comic book line -- that's every title in Marvel's best-sellingUltimate imprint -- will be upgraded to include a new and improved coverstock. Designed to better display the ultimate in cover art, the new 100#UV-coated cover stock brings the highest of quality to this powerhouse line.
A special thank you goes to all the fans & retailers who raised awarenessand participated in the discussion of the Ultimate cover quality. Weencourage the Ultimate Fans to continue to raise the bar of quality!
This change will begin to take effect with the following titles:
Ultimate Spider-Man #56
Ultimate Fantastic Four #5
Ultimate X-Men #44
Ultimates Vol. 2 #1