According to Marvel, Ultimatum #1 changes everything this week! Again?  It’s the ultimate disaster movie in comic book form, and it’s coming to the Ultimate universe.  Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first of five issues featuring Magneto seeking the ultimate revenge.

ULTIMATUM #1 (of 5) (SEP082306)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
Variant Covers by ED MCGUINNESS
White Variant by DAVID FINCH

From Eisner & Emmy winning superstar writer Jeph Loeb and red-hot artist David Finch, comes the world breaking event everyone’s been waiting for as the Ultimate Universe changes forever!  “For what they’ve done, they will have to pay the Ultimate price” is Magneto’s mantra and now he seeks the Ultimate revenge!  When climatic disturbance wreak havoc across the planet – under water volcanic eruptions, tidal waves large enough to destroy cities, and blizzards so big they could bury a whole country – even the Ultimate U’s mightiest stand no chance against such destruction! Featuring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Ultimates, the Hulk and much, much, more – find out who lives and who dies in the ultimate moment of truth!


The issue arrives Wednesday and features a $3.99 cover price.

via Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. November 4, 2008 at 1:59 pm — Reply

    I could not be less interested in this. The only good thing that has come from the Ultimate Universe is this, its total destruction, the cancelation of its books and the return of top tier talent to the 616.

  2. DrStrangeCubicle
    November 4, 2008 at 3:43 pm — Reply

    The Day After Tomorrow strikes again! Only Dennis Quaid can save the Ultimate Universe

  3. Roy
    November 4, 2008 at 5:25 pm — Reply

    LOL, Spidey going to see “The Dark Knight”…

  4. Samson
    November 4, 2008 at 6:12 pm — Reply

    I’ll see what the reviews say. I love the art, but can’t stand Loeb.

  5. November 5, 2008 at 11:19 pm — Reply

    Finch… come on… everyone looks way to sexy. Why are they effing with The Ultimate Universe again?

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