Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 2: Grand Theft America

by Mark Millar, Bryan Hitch (Artist)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/SuperheroesRelease Date: July 11th 2007Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars This is one of those times where I kind of almost found myself siding a little bit with the bad guys… The Ultimates is extremely of its time – it’s rooted deeply in the post-9/11 USA, and works onContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 2: Grand Theft America”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters

by Mark Millar, Bryan Hitch (Artist)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/SuperheroesRelease Date: September 20th, 2006Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars And so we continue with the story of The Ultimates, in which Marvel give us a more ‘gritty’ and ‘realistic’ version of The Avengers. The Ultimates is kind of a reminder that, okay, some interesting stuff came out ofContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates 2, Volume 1: Gods and Monsters”

Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates, Volume 2: Homeland Security

Publisher: MarvelRelease Date: April 5th, 2006Genre: Superhero Comics Rating: 5/5 Stars Volume 1 Review I really liked the first volume of this so had high expectations going into the second and, you know what? Those expectations were exceeded. These are not the same characters we know on screen. Bucky in this world is an oldContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Ultimates, Volume 2: Homeland Security”