Ultimate Fantastic Four #12

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Stuart Immonen Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
6.0Critic Rating
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DOOM PART 6 Victor Van Damme, in charge of a veritable army, stands against the Fantastic Four in Copenhagen. It's brains versus brains in a showdown to be remembered! DOOM ends here!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 12, 2004

    First off I have to say I loved the computer effects that are used on this issue's cover, as Doom's impending energy discharge makes for a great attention grabber. As for the interior art, I have to say I'm becoming a bigger fan of Stuart Immonen's art the longer he stays on this title, as he has a high energy style, with an impressive level of detailing, and what's even better it would appear that he has little trouble meeting the monthly deadlines, which is becoming an ever valuable commodity in today's industry. This art does a very effective job of capturing the action that makes up most of the issue, from the first use of Reed stretching ability, to the scene later in the issue, where Ben slams Victor into the ground. There's also a great little sequence where we see Johnny's careless use of his blasts of fire set people ablaze, as his horrified expression manages to sell the idea that he fully understands what's he's just done. The art could've done a better job of selling the sh Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Nov 8, 2004

    All in all, this is the best issue of Ellis run so far, but its still not quite enough to convince me that the series really has legs. Im sure itll keep running as a cornerstone of Marvels Ultimate line, but Im really not sure theres enough there to interest me. Maybe its the simplicity of the characters, or the sheer fantastical nature of their adventures, but Im beginning to think the Fantastic Four just isnt for me. However, theres a lot here for superhero comics fans to enjoy especially younger readers - and I can recognize that its perhaps a good quality book which just isnt to my tastes. Read Full Review

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