HARD LESSONS PART 3 It's the senses-shattering sixtieth issue! But for Wolverine and Storm, there's no time for celebration! They're about to take on an all-new threat to the Ultimate Universe...Lady Deathstrike!
Stuart Immonen is a solid artist when it comes to delivering an action intensive story, so it's a good thing that this second chapter is pretty much one extended battle sequence. There's some very nice impact shots in this issue, from the panel where Logan and Yuri first lock claws, to the wonderful double-page shot where Storm and Wolverine perform a revised version of the fastball special. There's also a great looking moment where Storm brings the battle to a rather shocking end, and the art does an equally impressive job of capturing Logan's desperation after he discovers what she did. Plus how can one not help but be impressed by the unspoken threat that is conveyed in that final panel as Wolverine stands over the body of an unconscious Yuri? I alsolove the idea that the cover images are starting to do a better job of reflecting the action one can expect to find inside the issue. The poster-style action poses that the Ultimate books had been offering up were getting downright Read Full Review
Final word: This book should stick to its strengths: well crafted action panels and the examination of young mutants honing their powers; it should stop tripping over its romantic subplots. Read Full Review
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