I really hope the other Ultimate writers take a long, hard look at what made this mini-series succeed. Ultimate Human could have easily been a simple four-issue smash-fest. Instead, thanks to the skillful writing of Ellis it exceeded those limitations and became something greater. It pains me to see that such talent isn't being utilized on the Ultimate books that "matter." Readers complain constantly that the line isn't what it used to be. Well, Ultimate Human proves it isn't that hard to recall the glory of the good old days. Read Full Review
Well-timed to deal with the "Iron Man" and "Hulk" movies this year, "Ultimate Human" stands as proof that Marvel still has some clue how to approach the Ultimate line of titles. Ellis, meanwhile, effortlessly demonstrates with his unique style why he's one of the industry's top writers, even when he lets some of his excesses get the better of him, because even if the plot doesn't fully grab me, the characters are spot on. The smart thing for Marvel to do now would be to get him onto "Ultimates", and prove that the title and characters do have legs beyond Millar and Hitch. Someone, make it happen please. Read Full Review
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