Ultimate War #3

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Chris Bachalo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 10, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 5
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7.3User Rating

Desperate times call for desperate measures. This means Magneto and Professor X begin peace negotiations!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 7, 2003

    Three issue in and the two teams have yet to have their first meeting. If not for the fairly impressive final pages of this issue I would be making a bigger fuss about how Mark Millar looked to have forgotten the main hook that is drawing readers to this miniseries. However, the book does continue its entertaining buildup to the big show, as it opens with a rather clever little scene where we see the President of the United States goes to ground in a Norman Rockwellish small town that is quickly revealed to be something far more impressive. The issue also gives us a better look at what the X-Men have been up to, as we see Xavier attempts to pull off a plan to locate Magneto's hidden base, and this scene manages to deliver a fairly intense moment where it appeared the Ultimates' assertion that Xavier is just as bad as Magneto was completely justified. The final pages of this issue also make it clear that the Ultimates have found where the X-Men are hiding, and they are going to handle t Read Full Review

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