The cover, which shows Miles Morales swinging through a burning New York City, pays homage to the very first issue of "Ultimate Spider-Man" from Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley. In the original, Peter Parker travels through above the same street. Bendis and Bagley's "Ultimate Spider-Man" was one of the most popular titles to come from the alternate universe.
Official Press Release
New York, NY - April 09, 2015 - He was the artist that started it all - and now he's going to finish it! Today, Marvel is pleased to unveil Mark Bagley's exciting variant cover to ULTIMATE END #1! A stunning homage to the very first Ultimate Spider-Man cover, Bagley brings his inimitable style to a now classic image! The wheels are in motion, and the Ultimate Universe is set to crash headlong into the monumental Secret Wars. The end is nigh...but is there any hope for the Ultimate Universe or its most beloved hero? No fan should miss out on this iconic, can't-miss variant cover - only in comic shops this May!
ULTIMATE END #1 BAGLEY SPIDER-MAN VARIANT (FEB158574)Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDISArt & Cover by MARK BAGLEYFOC - 04/27/15, On-Sale - 05/20/15