TOMB OF NAMOR PART 1
The debut of Ultimate Sub-Mariner is here! Namor has been released from his aquatic tomb and after 5,000 years of being locked away, he is more than ready to finish what he started: taking over the world!
This is the great Mark Millar we know from Ultimates, and not the uneven writer that we saw during his runs on MK Spider-Man and Wolverine. Whilst some may nitpick the pseudo-science Millar employs in places (its not emphasised or explained in any depth exactly how the FFs powers are helping them to reach the places that other divers cant reach I guess we have to take it on faith that Sues forcefields are doing the work), its impossible to deny that hes a master of pacing, and the cliffhanger which closes the issue is built up to in a masterful style. Theres some subtle work in the closing pages which implies an as-yet-unseen effect of Namors tomb on Reed, and the issues letters page suggests that Ultimate Namors origin may not be as similar to that of his regular MU cousin, so Im hoping that Millar again strives for an unexpected and original approach in his Ultimization of another classic character. If Crossover saw Millar taking inspiration from zombie flicks, th Read Full Review
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