Ultimate Comics Captain America #1
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Ultimate Comics Captain America #1

Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Ron Garney Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 5, 2011 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
6.1Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

Captain America meets his ultimate nemesis—the Captain America of the Vietnam War! As new enemies face off, old secrets from the super soldier project are revealed. From the superstar Wolverine: Weapon X creative team of Jason Aaron and Ron Garney, get ready for a hard hitting story of one man’s quest to serve his country…and the sacrifices he must make.

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Benjamin Birdie Jan 6, 2011

    Overall, though, this is a fine comic. Jason Aaron elevates it a fair stretch above your usually mindless superheroics and there's a pretty great looking comic book growing in Ron Garney's pages. I'm also quite interested to see how Aaron brings in America's rockier moments in history into play in future issues. Not too much really makes it "Ultimate," but that doesn't necessarily make it bad. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jan 9, 2011

    Fortunately, any minor misstep in the plot or the potential for a generic (though bombastic) super-hero story was easy for me to ignore. I was still impressed with the opening scene, in which one character is stunned and dumbfounded by another's faith. The title character utters a prayer in the face of certain death, and the antagonist's cynicism and disbelief in the face of that small action is telling. Aaron establish the divide between these two similar characters immediately, even before we know what the conflict is about. This brief scene about one man's faith may be the writer's first comment about two different eras of America. I found it to be an interesting example of captivating characterization. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jan 5, 2011

    Ultimate Comics Captain America has a long way to go before it can stand tall among the better Ultimate projects of the past decade. Hopefully later issues will prove that the book was just warming up in this first installment. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jan 7, 2011

    Give him a life - and then we'll be getting somewhere new, instead of visiting the same old territory over and over again. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Stephen Schleicher Jan 8, 2011

    If you're a fan of the Ultimate Universe, and like what Millar and Bendis have done with Captain America, this issue is worth checking out. There are plenty of tropes to go around, which might be a put off, and the art is okay, earning this issue 3 out of 5 Stars. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Travis Walecka Jan 14, 2011

    If the plotting didnt match up with Ultimate Thor, neither does its art. And its a bit of a surprise, considering how well Ron Garneys sleek pencils flowed with Aarons techno-genic mass undertakings. Harsh neon green blades were a plenty, characters conveyed much maligning, backdrops reminded of a Terminatorland where reality was invaded by the far evocative future. Rather, this issues digital ink was slapped together in no time, perhaps to coincide with the looming movie buzz. With classic Wolverine in the resume, this creative team will always be one of my faves. Though you have to think with this pedestrian effort, their better days could very well be behind them. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Ultimate Goblin Aug 10, 2022

    Actually I really love how Aaron builds his stories. Like, the first page is already action. And it's a cliffhanger. After that he starts to tell us the story, that leads to that beginning. So, he interests reader first and only then he starts to build up the story.

    And what, for example, did Hickman in Ultimate Hawkeye? He started with some weird build-ups, backstories, boring and not personal action scenes... That's two ways to write stories and I like Aaron's more. Much more.

    Of course, it's very typical to make another super soldier serum powered guy. The same serum as Cap's. And he kicks Cap's butt the whole issue. And I'm not kidding... Cap couldn't even hit him once. And it would dissapoint me if Ultimate Cap w more

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