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Encyclopedia > Ultimate Marvel
The various characters of the Ultimate Marvel Universe, as seen on the cover of Ultimates (v2) #12. Art by Bryan Hitch.

Ultimate Marvel is an imprint of comic books published by Marvel Comics, featuring reimagined and updated versions of the company's most popular superhero characters, including Spider-Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, Thor, Daredevil, the X-Men, the Avengers, and the Fantastic Four. The characters have new origins, freeing them from the sometimes convoluted back-histories of the original versions which were thought to turn off new readers unfamiliar with their extensive histories. The universe has been designated as "Earth-1610"[1] within the Marvel Multiverse, which comprises an infinite amount of alternate universes. Image File history File linksMetadata ULTMTSV2012. ... Image File history File linksMetadata ULTMTSV2012. ... This is a List of Ultimate Marvel characters. ... This article is about imprints in publishing. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... This article is about the comic book company. ... For other uses, see Superhero (disambiguation). ... Spider-Man swinging around his hometown, New York City. ... For other uses, see Wolverine (disambiguation). ... Incredible Hulk, The Hulk and The Incredible Hulk redirect here. ... Thor (often called The Mighty Thor) is a superhero appearing in the Marvel Comics universe. ... For other uses, see Daredevil (comics). ... Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. ... The Avengers are a fictional superhero team appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... For other uses, see Fantastic Four (disambiguation). ... In fiction, continuity is consistency of the characteristics of persons, plot, objects, places and events seen by the reader or viewer. ... Within Marvel Comics, most tales take place within the fictional Marvel Universe, this in turn is part of a larger multiverse. ...

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Overview

Cover of the Official Handbook of the Ultimate Marvel Universe: The Ultimates & X-Men 2005. Art by Mark Bagley.
Cover of the Official Handbook of the Ultimate Marvel Universe: The Ultimates & X-Men 2005. Art by Mark Bagley.

The imprint was launched in 2000 with the publication of Ultimate Spider-Man, followed by Ultimate X-Men and The Ultimates in 2001 and finally Ultimate Fantastic Four. Prior to the launch, the imprint was under the working title of Ground Zero. While some of the series (including Ultimate Spider-Man) were seemingly aimed at younger readers than most Marvel titles, others (such as Ultimates) seem written for an older audience. Nevertheless, the Ultimate imprint as a whole was intended to attract and serve new readers beyond the existing Marvel fan base, although long-time fans have generally embraced the line. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (588x900, 147 KB)Cover to the Official Handbook of the Ultimate Marvel Universe: The Ultimates & X-Men 2005. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (588x900, 147 KB)Cover to the Official Handbook of the Ultimate Marvel Universe: The Ultimates & X-Men 2005. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... For the video game of the same title, see Ultimate Spider-Man (video game). ... Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. ... The Ultimates are a fictional team of government-sponsored superheroes in the Ultimate Marvel Universe, appearing primarily in their self-titled comic book limited series The Ultimates and The Ultimates 2, published by Marvel Comics, written by Mark Millar, and drawn by Bryan Hitch. ... Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book published by Marvel Comics, part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel Universe characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ...


In the early days of the imprint, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada mentioned that Marvel had already published one series set in the Ultimate Universe prior to the imprint's launch. In his typically playful way, Quesada neglected to specify the series in question, although speculation favored Grant Morrison's Marvel Boy, released in 2000, but his subsequent appearance in Civil War has disproven this.[citation needed] Joseph Joe Quesada (born December 1, 1962), colloquially known as Joe Q, is the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics and a comic book writer and artist. ... Grant Morrison (born January 31, 1960) is a Scottish comic book writer and artist. ... Noh-Varr is a fictional alien appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. ... Civil War is a Marvel Comics summer 2006 crossover event, based around a core limited series of the same name written by Mark Millar and penciled by Steve McNiven. ...


The stories and characters of Ultimate Marvel have been adapted to reflect the differences between the present and past continuities, most of which were created in the 1960s and 1970s. For example, Ultimate Spider-Man gains his superpowers from a genetically-engineered spider rather than a radioactive spider, and his alter ego, Peter Parker, originally a photographer for the Daily Bugle newspaper, now has a part-time job as the paper's webmaster. Another noteworthy aspect of the Ultimate Marvel universe is that many of the characters are more youthful than their regular-continuity counterparts. In some cases, this is simply a result of taking the characters back to their origins—Spider-Man, the Human Torch, and the X-Men were teenagers at the beginning of their respective series—but other cases involve more striking changes. In particular, the backstory of the Ultimate Fantastic Four has been compressed so that they gain their powers when Reed Richards is only twenty-one years old. For the video game of the same title, see Ultimate Spider-Man (video game). ... Comic book fiction traditionally features characters with superhuman, supernatural, or paranormal abilities, often referred to as superpowers (also spelled super-powers). ... Kenyans examining insect-resistant transgenic Bt corn. ... Diversity 111 families, 40,000 species Suborders Mesothelae Mygalomorphae Araneomorphae  See table of families Wikispecies has information related to: Spiders Spiders are predatory invertebrate animals that have two body segments, eight legs, no chewing mouth parts and no wings. ... Radioactive decay is the process in which an unstable atomic nucleus loses energy by emitting radiation in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves. ... A photographer at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Paparazzi at the Tribeca Film Festival A photographer is a person who takes a photograph using a camera. ... Layout of the Bugle The Daily Bugle is a fictional New York City newspaper that is a regular fixture in the Marvel Universe, most prominently in Spider-Man and its derivative media. ... A webmaster is a person responsible for designing, developing, marketing, or maintaining Web site(s). ... Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book published by Marvel Comics, part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel Universe characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ... Mr. ...


The Ultimate titles have also displayed a shift away from a sprawling universe of magic, alternate dimensions, and continuity changes. Although these elements are present to a certain degree, Marvel characters with fantastical origins are often re-imagined to fit a more plausible (by comic-book standards) framework. For example, the Doctor Strange of this reality is actually the son of the traditional Doctor, and does not nearly possess his father's skill. Several characters are even genetically revamped into other species or sub-species. Mojo (extradimensional) and Princess-Majestrix Lilandra Neramani (extraterrestrial) are now ordinary humans. Longshot (extradimensional genetically-engineered humanoid), Spiral (extradimensional humanoid), the Juggernaut (magic-based human mutate), the Fenris Twins (science-based human mutates) and the Wasp (science-based human mutate) are now human mutants. Also, many characters are somehow connected to Captain America and Nick Fury's attempt to recreate the Super-Soldier Serum. The only characters who are unconnected with this are the X-Men, who are, of course, mutants. Thus far The Hulk has been the standard of ultimate strength, and it is quite common for characters to remark that a group, weapon, or holding facility was designed for apprehension of the Hulk as a means of displaying its power. Also, the phenomenon known as comic book death is rare in the Ultimate universe; the death of a character is treated as permanent and often has lasting consequences. However, due to the relative youth of the imprint, future writers and editors may choose to revive characters killed by earlier creative teams, such as the Ultimate versions of the Hulk or the Beast, who was killed off in Ultimate X-Men #45 and was recently revived in #81. This article is about the Marvel comics superhero. ... Mojo is a Marvel Comics supervillain, an enemy of the X-Men, primarily Longshot. ... Lilandra is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Longshot is a fictional character a Marvel Comics superhero best known as a member of the X-Men. ... Spiral is a fictional character, a supervillainess in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Fenris (Andrea and Andreas von Strucker) are two fictional characters from the Marvel Comics universe, namely German mutant twins Andrea and Andreas von Strucker, children of supervillain Baron Wolfgang von Strucker of HYDRA. Andrea is female, Andreas is male. ... The Wasp (Janet van Dyne) is a comic book superheroine in the Marvel Comics universe. ... This article is about the superhero. ... General Nicholas Joseph Nick Fury is a fictional military officer, Gulf War veteran and spy, featured in Marvel Comics. ... In addition to his mainstream incarnation, Hulk has had been depicted in other fictional universes. ... Cover to Uncanny X-Men #136 (August 1980, art by John Byrne), the penultimate issue of the Dark Phoenix saga. ...


Furthermore, the imprint as a whole attempts to link the various and diverse titles to a few common themes or events in order to avoid sprawling storylines that do not intersect. The most important elements that overlap with many of the Ultimate titles are the super-soldier project and a genetic arms race that is escalating world-wide. One of the most important factors was the discovery of the frozen body of Captain America, the original super-soldier and the only person whose DNA was fully able to accept the serum. This was a crucial factor in the formation of Nick Fury's superteam, The Ultimates. The Ultimates' first public mission was to take down the Hulk, the result of Bruce Banner's attempt to recreate the Super-Soldier serum with his own genes. In Ultimate Spider-Man, the genetically modified spider that bit Peter Parker was part of Norman Osborn's efforts to win the military bid for the super-soldier project. Furthermore, Osborn's supersoldier experiments turned him into the Green Goblin, his son Harry into the Hobgoblin, and grafted Otto Octavius' metal arms onto his body. Competing efforts to make supersoldiers led to genetic mutations such as Electro, Sandman, and the creation of Colonel, who notably was the first person to react well to the Super-Soldier serum since Steve Rogers. For the Amalgam Comics character, see Super-Soldier. ... The term arms race in its original usage describes a competition between two or more parties for military supremacy. ... The Green Goblin is a Marvel Comics supervillain and an archenemy of Spider-Man. ... For the member of the Shiar Imperial Guard, see Hobgoblin (Imperial Guard). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Electro is the name of several fictional comic book characters in the Marvel Comics universe, including two from Marvels predecessors, Timely Comics and Atlas Comics. ... Sandman (a. ... The Colonel (Abdul Al-Rahman) is a fictional character from Ultimate Marvel comic books published by Marvel Comics. ...


Several storylines across the Ultimate titles have involved the genetic arms race and the commonly held belief that the next world war will be fought with genetically altered soldiers. There was an international test-ban treaty concerning development of super-soldiers, but many countries still maintain undercover genetic projects, such as the abandoned Russian super-soldier project seen in Ultimate Nightmare, the Weapon X Project utilizing brainwashed mutants, and the U.S. development of a replacement for Captain America seen in Ultimates Annual #1. This treaty has apparently been amended or done away with entirely (or ignored) as of Ultimates Vol. 2, as the European Union is shown in that series developing and publicly testing superhuman "Captains" for their individual nations; the United States too has made public use of supplemental teams of "Giant Men" and other super-powered or mechanically enhanced operatives aside from the Ultimates. Ultimate Nightmare is a five-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis of Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority fame, after signing an exclusive two-year work-for-hire contract with Marvel Comics, penciled by Trevor Hairsine, noted for working on the Ultimate Six limited series with Brian Michael... Weapon X is a fictional clandestine government project in the Marvel Universe conducted by the Canadian Governments Department K (and secretly funded by the U.S. government) which turns willing and unwilling beings into living weapons. ... Dr. Henry Hank Pym is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe, created by writer Stan Lee and artist/co-plotter Jack Kirby. ...


Nick Fury has been authorized by the President of the United States to create and enforce laws that regulate genetic modification, the most notable of which is that it is illegal to deliberately alter a human being's genetic makeup without government sanction (Presumably this extends to superhumans sanctioned in allied nations, as opposed to, say, Kraven the Hunter, who left the country to gain superhuman powers, but was arrested upon returning to the U.S.). The mutants in Ultimate X-Men are frequently drawn into the escalating conflict due to their involuntary but highly public status as genetic anomalies. Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... Underworld films, see Kraven (Underworld). ...


The characters in this line exist outside of the regular Earth-616 continuity of the Marvel Universe and therefore do not interact with their original version counterparts. Marvel once hinted that a crossover was planned between the two worlds. This crossover was to have occurred in Ultimate Fantastic Four #21 (July 2005), although it turned out that this was a bit of sly misdirection on Marvel's part, as the continuity that they crossed over into in the issue was not that of Earth 616, but a similar one taken over by zombies. Another possible meeting of the mainstream and Ultimate universes could have taken place in the Ultimate Spider-Man Super Special #1 and in Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #9, in both of which the ultimate Spider-Man briefly encountered the Fantastic Four before they had been introduced in the Ultimate universe. Later on, when the ultimate Spider-Man met the ultimate Fantastic Four during the Ultimate clone saga, it seemed to be their first meeting and the Fantastic Four relearned Spider-Man's secret identity, which they had already known in the Super Special. This was possibly a meeting of the two different worlds but probably not, seeing as the Fantastic Four of Earth-616 would have already known about Spider-Man and would not be meeting him for the first time either. It was probably a fluke on the part of the creators, who, seeing as both comics were released earlier on in the Ultimate line, may not have yet set up the distinction between the two worlds and may not have foreseen the eventual creation of the Ultimate Fantastic Four. Since then, Marvel's Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada has reiterated his earlier claim that the two universes will not cross over as that would signify that Marvel had "officially run out of ideas". In the fictional Marvel Universe, Earth-616 or Earth 616 is the name used to identify the primary continuity in which most Marvel Comics titles take place. ... This article is about the shared universe setting used by many Marvel Comics titles. ... In comic books, an intercompany crossover (also called cross-company or company crossover) is a comic or series of comics where characters published by one company meet those published by another (for example, DC Comics Superman meeting Marvels Spider-Man). ... Marvel Zombies is a set of American comic book miniseries published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2005. ... Editing is the process of preparing language, images, or sound for presentation through correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications. ... Joseph Joe Quesada (born December 1, 1962), colloquially known as Joe Q, is the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics and a comic book writer and artist. ...


In the Ultimate imprint's first few years of existence, some readers speculated that its great popularity might prompt Marvel to declare the Ultimate universe the "official" Marvel universe, replacing the traditional continuity. However, the strength of this rumor has diminished over time, as Marvel has shown no sign of cancelling either continuity. However, in December 2005 through early 2007, Marvel published a print ad campaign in titles across their company that showed all Ultimate titles and had the slogan, Ultimate Marvel: The Gold Standard. these rumors served as an in joke in a she hulk storyline, where she was brought before the Living Tribunal (She-Hulk #20) and asked to weigh her universe against a newer, better 'cosmic trophy wife' version, described by Walters as "an ultimate universe."


Writers noted for their work in the line include Brian Michael Bendis, Brian K. Vaughan, and Mark Millar. Joe Quesada and former president Bill Jemas were also deeply involved in the creation of the line. Grant Morrison was involved in the conception of the imprint, but did not write any titles for it; he was most involved in the creation of Ultimate Fantastic Four and was at one point set to write the series, but his departure from Marvel and exclusive contract with DC Comics made this impossible. Brian Michael Bendis (born August 18, 1967) is an American comic book writer and erstwhile artist. ... Brian K. Vaughan (born 1976, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American comic book writer best known for the series Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Runaways, and Pride of Baghdad. ... Mark Millar (born December 24, 1969) is a Scottish comic book writer born in Coatbridge. ... Bill Jemas is a founding partner at 360ep, a management firm dedicated to cross-pollinating entertainment properties against various forms of media, such as film, video games, comic books and consumer products. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ...


Character interactions

Currently, there are four main groups of characters in the Ultimate Universe: Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Ultimates, and the Fantastic Four. The central character who links most of them is General Nick Fury, head of the Ultimates and the U.S. president's right hand in superhuman affairs.

  • Spider-Man, also known as Peter Parker, is under protection of Fury and his Ultimates, which Peter sees as a mixed blessing. In Ultimate Spider-Man: Legacy, he is told he will be drafted into S.H.I.E.L.D. by force when he is 18, but Fury also repeatedly helps him out of big trouble, as in Ultimate Spider-Man: Public Scrutiny or Ultimate Six. However, he is on good terms with both the FF and the X-Men. He dated the X-Men's Shadowcat after the events of Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #1. But in issue #105 gets back together with Mary Jane.The Human Torch considers him one of his few friends. Peter's identity is known to the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and The Ultimates, as well as most of his enemies.
  • The X-Men have both been saved (Ultimate X-Men: Return to Weapon X) and hunted (see Ultimate War) by Fury and his Ultimates, until settling on an uneasy truce. In the Ultimate Nightmare and Ultimate Extinction arcs, both teams reluctantly paired up to investigate mysterious alien phenomena. They have recently split ways (Ultimate X-Men: Magnetic North), but Fury recently contacted Wolverine to hunt down the Hulk in "Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk"). Fury also recruited Professor X to assist the Hulk using psychic therapy. The X-Men are on amicable terms with the F4, see Ultimate X4.
  • The Fantastic Four is run and funded by a different department of the government (run by former S.H.I.E.L.D. director, General Ross) than the Ultimates. The Fantastic Four first met The Ultimates in the Ultimate Secret storyline when they had to work together on a space mission, and again when they turned over a group of time-traveling terrorists to S.H.I.E.L.D. custody. Johnny Storm has ambitions to join the Ultimates.

Ultimate Six is a seven-issue comic book limited series and crossover between Spider-Man and the Ultimates (2003), featuring the Ultimate Marvel version of the Sinister Six. ... Katherine Kitty Pryde, also commonly known by the codename Shadowcat, is a Marvel Comics mutant superhero and a member of the X-Men. ... Ultimate War is a comic book limited series produced by Marvel Comics featuring the Ultimates and the Ultimate X-Men. ... Ultimate Nightmare is a five-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis of Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority fame, after signing an exclusive two-year work-for-hire contract with Marvel Comics, penciled by Trevor Hairsine, noted for working on the Ultimate Six limited series with Brian Michael... Ultimate Extinction is a six-issue comic book limited series that takes place in the Ultimate Marvel universe. ... Ultimate Wolverine vs. ... Ultimate X4 is a Marvel Comics miniseries, set in the Ultimate Marvel universe outside the mainstream continuity. ... General Thaddeus E. Thunderbolt Ross is a fictional character of Marvel Comics. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Ultimate Galactus trilogy. ...

Commercial success

As of 2005, in its fifth year, sales for Ultimate Marvel have stayed strong. Most titles stay in the slipstream of their mainstream Marvel counterparts or sometimes overtake them. The following table features a timeline (figures all from Diamond Comic Distributors):


August 2001

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 79,201 (Amazing Spider-Man: 68,937)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 99,990 (Uncanny X-Men: 127,100)
    • Source: (http://www.icv2.com/articles/home/364.html)

August 2002

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 96,382 (Amazing Spider-Man: 100,070)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 93,216 (Uncanny X-Men: 87,008)
  • The Ultimates: 112,570 (The Avengers: 55,931)
    • Source: (http://www.icv2.com/articles/home/3489.html)

August 2003

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 102,429 (Amazing Spider-Man: 93,469)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 110,492 (Uncanny X-Men: 93,866)
  • The Ultimates: 103,192 (The Avengers: 57,850)
    • Source: (http://www.icv2.com/articles/home/3489.html)

August 2004

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 96,279 (Amazing Spider-Man: 88,118)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 103,154 (Uncanny X-Men: 95,838)
  • Ultimate Fantastic Four: 90,670 (Fantastic Four: 50,247)
    • Source: (http://www.icv2.com/articles/home/5713.html)

August 2005

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 75,600 (Amazing Spider-Man: 72,000)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 76,200 (Uncanny X-Men: 87,600)
  • Ultimate Fantastic Four: 71,800 (Fantastic Four: 61,500)
    • Source: (http://www.newsarama.com/marketreport/Aug05top300.html)

August 2006

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: 76,075 (Amazing Spider-Man: 123,552)
  • Ultimate X-Men: 70,153 (Uncanny X-Men: 89,225)
  • The Ultimates 2: 96,751 (New Avengers: 154,262)
  • Ultimate Fantastic Four: 65,191 (Fantastic Four: 89,676)
    • "Source": (http://pwbeat.publishersweekly.com/blog/2006/09/26/marvel-month-to-month-sales-august-2006/)
  • Note: The Ultimates issue from June and the Amazing Spider-Man issue from July are used for comparison, as no new issues shipped in August 2006.

Current or upcoming titles

Ongoing titles

For the video game of the same title, see Ultimate Spider-Man (video game). ... Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. ... Ultimate Fantastic Four is a comic book published by Marvel Comics, part of the Ultimate Marvel line featuring classic Marvel Universe characters re-imagined for a modern audience. ...

Current miniseries

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Upcoming miniseries

  • Ultimates 3 (Written by Jeph Loeb and penciled by Joe Madureira & Christian Lichtner)
  • Ultimate Iron Man II (Written by Orson Scott Card and penciled by Carry Nord)
  • Ultimate Human (Written by Warren Ellis and penciled by Pasqual Ferry)
  • Ultimate Origins (Written by Brian Michael Bendis and penciled by Jackson Guice)
  • Ultimatum (Written by Jeph Loeb and penciled by David Finch)

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Upcoming one-shots

  • Ultimate Saga (Written by C. B. Cebulsky and penciled by Trevor Hairsine)
  • Ultimate Secrets (Written by Sean Mcquaid, Ronald Byrd, Mike Fichera, David Wiltfong, Madison Carter, Mark O'English & Stuart Vandal)

Ultimate Saga is a single comic book from Marvel Comics under their Ultimate Marvel imprint. ...

Finished titles

Ongoing series

The Ultimates are a fictional team of government-sponsored superheroes in the Ultimate Marvel Universe, appearing primarily in their self-titled comic book limited series The Ultimates and The Ultimates 2, published by Marvel Comics, written by Mark Millar, and drawn by Bryan Hitch. ... The Ultimates are a fictional team of government-sponsored superheroes in the Ultimate Marvel Universe, appearing primarily in their self-titled comic book limited series The Ultimates and The Ultimates 2, published by Marvel Comics, written by Mark Millar, and drawn by Bryan Hitch. ... Ultimate Marvel Team-Up was a Marvel Comics title which ran for 16 issues (plus a concluding Ultimate Spider-Man Super Special), set in the Ultimate Marvel Universe. ...

Limited series

  • Ultimate Adventures #1-6, 2002-2003 (was part of a poll where readers decided which of three mini-series would become an ongoing series, this lost.)
  • Ultimate Daredevil and Elektra #1-4, 2003
  • Ultimate Elektra: Devil's Due #1-5, 2004-2005
  • Ultimate Iron Man #1-5, 2005-2006
  • Ultimate Galactus trilogy 2004-2006
  • Ultimate Six #1-7, 2003-2004 (featuring Ultimate Spider-Man and The Ultimates)
  • Ultimate Vision (Six 4-page backup stories appearing in various issues of the ongoing titles which lead into Ultimate Extinction although these pages have now become Ultimate Vision 0 in the latest Ultimate Vision mini-series)
  • Ultimate War #1-4, 2003 (featuring Ultimate X-Men and The Ultimates)
  • Ultimate X4 #1-2, 2005-2006 (featuring Ultimate X-Men and Ultimate Fantastic 4)

Ultimate Adventures was a six-issue comic book mini-series, written by Ron Zimmerman and drawn by Duncan Fegredo, and published by Marvel Comics. ... Ultimate Daredevil and Elektra is a four issue comic book mini-series published by Marvel Comics. ... Ultimate Daredevil and Elektra is a four issue comic book mini-series published by Marvel Comics. ... This article is about the two Ultimate Iron Man miniseries. ... Ultimate Galactus Trilogy is a collection of three miniseries in Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe written by Warren Ellis. ... Ultimate Nightmare is a five-issue comic book limited series written by Warren Ellis of Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority fame, after signing an exclusive two-year work-for-hire contract with Marvel Comics, penciled by Trevor Hairsine, noted for working on the Ultimate Six limited series with Brian Michael... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Ultimate Galactus trilogy. ... Ultimate Extinction is a six-issue comic book limited series that takes place in the Ultimate Marvel universe. ... Ultimate Six is a seven-issue comic book limited series and crossover between Spider-Man and the Ultimates (2003), featuring the Ultimate Marvel version of the Sinister Six. ... This article is about Marvel Comics modern-day characters. ... This article is about Marvel Comics modern-day characters. ... This article is about Marvel Comics modern-day characters. ... Ultimate War is a comic book limited series produced by Marvel Comics featuring the Ultimates and the Ultimate X-Men. ... Ultimate X4 is a Marvel Comics miniseries, set in the Ultimate Marvel universe outside the mainstream continuity. ...

One-shots

Ultimate Marvel Team-Up was a Marvel Comics title which ran for 16 issues (plus a concluding Ultimate Spider-Man Super Special), set in the Ultimate Marvel Universe. ... The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, also known as OHOTMU, is a guide which attempts to detail the fictional universe of Marvel Comics. ... The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, also known as OHOTMU, is a guide which attempts to detail the fictional universe of Marvel Comics. ...

Other tie-in limited series

  • Marvel Zombies (technically not an Ultimate title, but the series crossed over with the Ultimate Fantastic Four storyline "Crossover" and tied back in to the Ultimate Fantastic continuity with #30, "Frightful").

Marvel Zombies is a set of American comic book miniseries published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2005. ...

See also

This is a List of Ultimate Marvel characters. ...

References

  1. ^ Ultimate Universe, Marvel.com, "The Basics: Universe: Earth-1610 (Ultimate Universe)"

External links

  • Marvel.Com's Ultimate Marvel Encyclopedia
  • Ultimate X
  • Ultimate Central
  • Ultimate Marvel (in French)
  • Ultimate Marvel Timeline start to 2005
  • Ultimate Marvel Universe

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