Ultimate Six #7
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Ultimate Six #7

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Trevor Hairsine Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 25, 2004 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 8
5.3Critic Rating
7.3User Rating

The Green Goblin is one of the last men standing after the terrible battle between the Ultimates and the Ultimate Six on the White House lawn. There's only one being in the world that can stop him and it isn't Spider-Man! Find out who it is here!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 13, 2004

    This issue is a pretty solid display of Brian Michael Bendis' ability to deliver powerful character moments, and also his ability to convey the little moments that most writers tend to skip past. I mean we didn't really have to know what happened to the villains after they were captured, but I have to say I enjoyed getting a look as it plays up the amusing idea that the less than bright members of this collection of villains are hardly original in the stories that they offer up to escape punishment. The book also offers up a nice little explanation for how Peter manages to get out of this situation without making Aunt May overly suspicious. The idea that the government is perfectly willing to keep messing about with these villains in spite of the events of this miniseries also makes for a powerful little finish to the story, with the final conversation between Captain America and Nick Fury being a well crafted exchange. However, in the end there is a very real sense that this issue did Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - James Redington May 2, 2004

    Disappointing ending to an ok mini series, I guess it will make better reading in a graphic novel or if I read all seven issues in a row. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace May 4, 2004

    An oversized sixth issue would have been the perfect way to finish this miniseries. Unfortunately, this overlong, indulgent seventh issue provides nothing but a predictable, uneventful finale which is bereft of the subtlety or character insight that one would expect from such a lauded master of contemporary comics. Pretty as it may be, the final episode fails to follow up satisfactorily on the more overtly political threads that were indicated earlier in the series, leaving only a hollow and overly simplistic superhero story at its core. Read Full Review

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