Ultimate Fantastic Four Annual #2
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Ultimate Fantastic Four Annual #2

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Stuart Immonen Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 16, 2006 Critic Reviews: 1
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Something strange has happened at Nursery Two, the Baxter Building's Think Tank counterpart in Oregon. It's disappeared, seemingly swallowed up by the earth itself! Prepare for the return of the Mole Man!

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    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Aug 24, 2006

    The combination of simplistic plotting and flatter, more simple art makes this feel more like a regular Marvel book than an Ultimate title, but that isnt necessarily to disparage the issue. Indeed, longtime FF fans will probably enjoy the more out-there elements which dont get as bogged down by sci-fi explanations and real-world concerns as a lot of the Ultimate FFs previous outings. The trouble is, its not really offering anything new or interesting, and theres nothing hugely inventive or innovative about this annuals story. Its certainly not an unentertaining comic book, but it feels very superficial and inconsequential compared to the well-constructed, fast-paced stories weve been used to in the regular UFF book, especially over the past year. Im not convinced that Carey and his artist Pasqual Ferry (who turned in the dismal Ultimate X-Men/Fantastic Four crossover last year) are going to be able to keep up the standard of the main title, and although they deserve to be Read Full Review

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