Ultimates #5

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Bryan Hitch Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 10, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 4
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The Hulk has been unleashed in the streets of Manhattan! As the body count continues to rise, the Ultimates continue to fall at the hands of the unstoppable Hulk. But a last minute save from an unexpected visitor may turn the tides of battle!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 18, 2002

    I suppose one's enjoyment of this issue is dependent entirely on how much you enjoy the idea of a good slugfest, as that's all this issue really delivers. However, Mark Millar knows his audience, and after four issues of setup material I was more than ready to see the Ultimates in action, even if it was against one of their own. This issue is also a pretty good sampler of the team's power levels as while Giant Man & Iron Man don't come across as all that impressive, their quick defeats did act to play up the Hulk's power levels, as well as present the idea that these two are new to the idea of heated combat. The opposite is true of Captain America's tussle with the Hulk, as we see Cap put on a fairly impressive display of his fighting prowess. Plus, if you take nothing else away from this issue, one has to read it to see Thor get one of his best showings ever, as he lays a serious beating on the Hulk. Now the Hulk himself got a bit irksome as the issue wore on, but once he settles into Read Full Review

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