Ultimate War #4

Ultimate War #4

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 10, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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The X-Men versus the Ultimates!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 8, 2003

    Oh what might've been is the phrase that instantly leapt to mind after finishing this issue, as Mark Millar was this close to delivering on the promise of two teams going at it in a battle royal, but due to a lack of room, he offered an incredibly truncated affair, where the bouts were regulated to simply showing us the two characters squaring off, before moving on to the next promising pairing. The simple fact of the matter is that twenty-two pages simply wasn't enough room to do this battle justice, and in the end it's almost like the book was aware of this fact, as it never really delivers more than the bare minimum it could get away with. Now perhaps there are fans who will enjoy the idea that this issue did make a lasting impact on the X-Men, but for a fan who went into this miniseries expecting to see a big showdown between two fairly evenly matched groups, this final issue was a huge disappointment. It also didn't help that the art was a very poor match for the material it was c Read Full Review

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