It’s been a while since we’ve featured a Marvel Comics sneak peek (hint, hint Marvel), but the company sent us a sneak peek of Ultimate Comics X #2 that arrives in stores April 7, 2010 that you can read after the jump.

Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

What’s the mystery behind Ultimate X? More answers arrive in Ultimate Comics X #2!

The latest Ultimate Comics title has a cover price of $3.99.

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. March 10, 2010 at 3:18 pm — Reply

    Wow, the art depicting Karen is frighteningly sexist. Cocked Hip. Giant Breasts. Doe Eyes. Karen crying despite her being apparently “too good to be true.”

    What’s the point of having this monologue over her getting dressed? Couldn’t the writer find a less exploitative scene to do this in? I understand that they’re trying to show an average routine juxtaposed next to a scary moment, but there are many other average things a person does than get dressed. Perhaps eating cereal or something?

  2. David
    March 10, 2010 at 3:26 pm — Reply

    Sexist? Exploitative to be sure, but sexist? I’m not sure I agree with your opinion. Oh, and seeing depictions of someone eating cereal panel after panel would bore the heck out of me.

  3. Fredy
    March 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm — Reply

    I doubt that if this Karen would have been a Karl, we wouldn’t be getting such a teasing scene. It’s sexist. Just like Malibu Barbie.
    And does she break down every time she opens up that little hope chest?

  4. Jacin B
    March 10, 2010 at 6:06 pm — Reply

    So … she’s Jean?

    • Brian
      March 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm — Reply

      I’d say that’s a given. Telekinesis and strong emotions about the X-Men and Cyclopes in particular? The cover also suggests an association with flame. And a Carrie vibe.

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