THE DEATH OF SPIDERMAN
Marvel is proud to announce Death of Spider-Man, the groundbreaking new story that forever changes the Ultimate Comics universe from superstar writers Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Millar. Kicking off with a prelude in Ultimate Spider-Man #153 and going into high-gear with Ultimate Avengers vs New Ultimates #1, this is the story that no comic fan can afford to miss when it all begins in February 2011 because, in the Ultimate Universe, There Are No Rules. This storyline continues in further issues of both Ultimate Spider-Man and Ultimate Avengers vs New Ultimates.
“As a group and as individuals we have made a conscious effort to create stories this year that no one has ever seen before,” said Bendis. “I am very, very proud to be a part of this storyline and very proud of Marvel for even attempting such a bold endeavor. Sit back and watch as we unveil a storyline unlike any other!!”
The most successful new imprint of the century, Ultimate Comics has continually pushed the limits of super hero comics…
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J.H. WILLIAMS III WITH EXCLUSIVE BATWOMAN ART
They used to tell J.H. Williams III to draw like somebody else.
Somehow, we doubt the artist of Batwoman is getting that response today.
But the Eisner-winning DC artist didn’t always have the confidence of the comics industry, as he used his long professional climb as a learning experience to work with pencils, inks and even color. Soon Williams will be working behind the keyboard as well, on the upcoming Batwoman series, starring the character he helped revolutionize with writer Greg Rucka.
Now one of the most innovative artists of mainstream superheroes, Williams joined us for the eighth edition of Artist’s Alley, where he talked about persistence…
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How do you feel about the death of Spiderman as a storyline? They killed off Superman in 1992 and it was a huge hit. Do you think it will work for Spidey?