History ComicBook / Ultimatum

26th May '17 11:42:57 PM ImSpidey2
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* AccidentallyAccurate: The end of issue 1, which sums up [[DoubleMeaning both the comic and the story's scenario]]:
-->'''NEXT: [[CriticalResearchFailure IT]] [[KillEmAll GETS]] [[{{Squick}} WORSE]]'''
26th May '17 11:42:35 PM ImSpidey2
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* AccidentallyAccurate: The end of issue 1:
-->'''NEXT: [[CriticalResearchFailure IT]] [[KillEmAll GETS]] [[Squick WORSE]]'''

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* AccidentallyAccurate: The end of issue 1:
1, which sums up [[DoubleMeaning both the comic and the story's scenario]]:
-->'''NEXT: [[CriticalResearchFailure IT]] [[KillEmAll GETS]] [[Squick [[{{Squick}} WORSE]]'''
26th May '17 11:41:35 PM ImSpidey2
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* AccidentallyAccurate: The end of issue 1:
-->'''NEXT: [[CriticalResearchFailure IT]] [[KillEmAll GETS]] [[Squick WORSE]]'''
29th Mar '17 5:15:04 PM NightShade96
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It starts with SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} stealing [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]'s hammer, swearing to avenge his children's deaths at the hands of the Ultimates, and he uses its powers to flood New York and cause catastrophic natural disasters around the world. And then, well, [[FromBadToWorse things pretty much go downhill from there]]. The series lasted for 5 issues (January-July, 2009).

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It starts with SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} stealing [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]'s hammer, swearing to avenge his children's deaths at the hands of the Ultimates, and he uses its powers to flood New York and cause catastrophic natural disasters around the world. And then, well, [[FromBadToWorse things pretty much go downhill from there]]. The series lasted for 5 issues (January-July, (January - September, 2009).



!Contains examples of:

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!Contains !!''Ultimatum'' contains examples of:



* {{Gorn}}: Blob devouring [[spoiler:Wasp's]] ripped guts, [[spoiler:Hank Pym]] getting blown up by suicide bomber Multiple Man, complete with flying guts and a skeleton being incinerated, [[spoiler:Doctor Strange]] getting squeezed by his own cape until his head graphically explodes, etc.
* HeroicSacrifice: Yellowjacket gathers the Madrox dupes suicide bombing the Triskellion & takes them out to sea to save the rest of the Ultimates.
* IdiotBall: Among the more glaring examples, the final issue has the X-Men going along with the U.S. government declaring Mutants completely illegal, along with Jean and Rogue doing nothing to help Storm and Colossus when they're arrested.

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* {{Gorn}}: The comic is infamous for this: Blob devouring [[spoiler:Wasp's]] ripped guts, [[spoiler:Hank Pym]] getting blown up by suicide bomber Multiple Man, complete with flying guts and a skeleton being incinerated, [[spoiler:Doctor Strange]] getting squeezed by his own cape until his head graphically explodes, etc.
* HeroicSacrifice: Yellowjacket gathers the Madrox dupes suicide bombing the Triskellion & and takes them out to sea to save the rest of the Ultimates.
* IdiotBall: Among the more glaring examples, the final issue has the X-Men going along with the U.S. government declaring Mutants mutants completely illegal, along with Jean and Rogue doing nothing to help Storm and Colossus when they're arrested.



* RocksFallEveryoneDies: Could be the comic codifier. With the amount of ridiculous deaths, it starts to seem like someone at Marvel was using this as some sort of catharsis. [[note]]Most obvious candidate being Creator/JephLoeb, who was suffering from grief after the death of his son.[[/note]]

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* RocksFallEveryoneDies: Could be the comic codifier. With the amount of ridiculous deaths, it starts to seem like someone at Marvel was using this as some sort of catharsis. [[note]]Most [[note]]The most obvious candidate being Creator/JephLoeb, who was suffering from grief after the death of his son.[[/note]]



* {{Teamkiller}}: For some odd reason, Longshot, Forge, Detonator and Hard-Drive are among Magneto's victims despite [[AdaptationalVillainy being Brotherhood members.]] It can't even be excused as accidentally casualties in the wide-scale destruction as Mystique mentions having them captured and tortured in the Savage Lands.

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* {{Teamkiller}}: TeamKiller: For some odd reason, Longshot, Forge, Detonator and Hard-Drive are among Magneto's victims despite [[AdaptationalVillainy being Brotherhood members.]] It can't even be excused as accidentally casualties in the wide-scale destruction as Mystique mentions having them captured and tortured in the Savage Lands.
27th Mar '17 11:25:51 PM NightShade96
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Unfortunately, the series was not very well received. The series was criticized for relying on shock value, [[DroppedABridgeOnHim anticlimactic deaths]], and borderline {{Gorn}}. On the brighter side, the art was praised and the series actually did accomplish its task of creating a new status quo for the universe, and was a sales success. [[{{Pun}} Ultimately]], this storyline is a rather [[InternetBackdraft touchy subject.]]
9th Mar '17 9:21:21 PM WillBGood
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* YourHeadASplode: [[spoiler: Dr. Strange's death.]]
26th Dec '16 10:00:29 PM NightShade96
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It started off as a simple task. The ComicBook/UltimateMarvel universe, originally created to appeal to new readers [[AdaptationDistillation without fear of years]] of BackStory or {{Retcon}}, had begun to stagnate. Sales had lowered and some series, such as ComicBook/UltimateXMen and ComicBook/UltimateFantasticFour, had fallen into SeasonalRot. So the powers behind Marvel came up with a plan to renew reader interest by means of a CrisisCrossOver. A WhamEpisode which would bring all the characters of the Ultimate Marvel universe and shake up the status quo to make a new jumping on point for new readers, written by Creator/JephLoeb.

It starts with SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} stealing [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]'s hammer. Swearing to avenge his children's deaths at the hands of the Ultimates, and he uses its powers to flood New York and cause catastrophic natural disasters around the world. And then, well, [[FromBadToWorse things pretty much go downhill from there]]. The series lasted for 5 issues (January-July, 2009).

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It started off as a simple task. The ComicBook/UltimateMarvel universe, originally created to appeal to new readers [[AdaptationDistillation without fear of years]] of BackStory or {{Retcon}}, had begun to stagnate. Sales had lowered and some series, such as ComicBook/UltimateXMen ''ComicBook/UltimateXMen'' and ComicBook/UltimateFantasticFour, ''ComicBook/UltimateFantasticFour'', had fallen into SeasonalRot. So the powers behind Marvel came up with a plan to renew reader interest by means of a CrisisCrossOver. A CrisisCrossover, a WhamEpisode which would bring all the characters of the Ultimate Marvel universe and shake up the status quo to make a new jumping on point for new readers, written by Creator/JephLoeb.

It starts with SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} stealing [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]'s hammer. Swearing hammer, swearing to avenge his children's deaths at the hands of the Ultimates, and he uses its powers to flood New York and cause catastrophic natural disasters around the world. And then, well, [[FromBadToWorse things pretty much go downhill from there]]. The series lasted for 5 issues (January-July, 2009).



** [[spoiler:Valkyrie and Captain America too. Being resurrected by Thor's Sacrifice.]]

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** [[spoiler:Valkyrie and Captain America too. Being too, being resurrected by Thor's Sacrifice.sacrifice.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Various heroes are dead, the X-Men (what's left of them) and Fantastic Four disband, Quicksilver is working for a mysterious evil individual, and Mutants are even more discriminated against then they previously were.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Various heroes are dead, the X-Men (what's left of them) and Fantastic Four disband, Quicksilver is working for a mysterious evil individual, and Mutants are even more discriminated against then than they previously were.]]
1st Oct '16 1:28:26 PM Agronac919
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* {{Teamkiller}}: For some odd reason, Longshot, Forge, Detonator and Hard-Drive are among Magneto's victims despite [[AdaptationalVillainy being Brotherhood members.]] It can't even be excused as accidentally casualties in the wide-scale destruction as Mystique mentions having them captured and tortured in the Savage Lands.
8th Aug '16 3:43:05 AM Scorntex
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: In the aftermath, the U.S. government creates and passes a law rendering just ''being'' a Mutant illegal, to the extent anyone found being a mutant is arrested without trial. In other words, a bill of attainder, which are meant to be forbidden.


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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: It probably isn't a coincidence that when [[spoiler:Cyclops is killed]], the only two X-Men arrested are the black woman and the gay Russian.


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* IdiotBall: Among the more glaring examples, the final issue has the X-Men going along with the U.S. government declaring Mutants completely illegal, along with Jean and Rogue doing nothing to help Storm and Colossus when they're arrested.
18th May '16 10:29:14 PM Cronosonic
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* RocksFallEveryoneDies: Could be the comic codifier. With the amount of ridiculous deaths, it starts to seem like someone at Marvel was using this as some sort of catharsis.

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* RocksFallEveryoneDies: Could be the comic codifier. With the amount of ridiculous deaths, it starts to seem like someone at Marvel was using this as some sort of catharsis. [[note]]Most obvious candidate being Creator/JephLoeb, who was suffering from grief after the death of his son.[[/note]]
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