Ultimates #6

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Bryan Hitch Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 14, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 8
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The smoke has cleared in Manhattan after the Hulk Incident and the Ultimates have emerged as heroes. But a dark secret in the Pym family will have the heroes questioning the moral fiber of one of their own.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 24, 2002

    A fairly unsettling issue in that it leaves very little room for the reader to feel any sympathy for it's cast, as by issue's end another member of the group is cast in a very unflattering light. This issue also casts aside any illusions that this book is the Ultimate version of the Avengers, as while the characters may be similar in name & the powers they sport, this group are presented with their worst attributes showing. These characters are egotistic, shallow, selfish & what's more they embrace these traits. However, Mark Millar has also seen to it that these characters are also interesting if only to see how low they're willing to go. The material is also quite strong when it comes to establishing ideas of how such a team would function in the real world, as we get fun little details like a DVD version of the Ultimates battle with the Hulk. The issue also offers up some fairly surprising revelations like where Janet & Hank got their powers from, and why Tony has decided to become Read Full Review

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