An aging orphan receives his fondest wish and is adopted by the wealthiest man in town… who also happens to be the costumed adventurer known as Hawk-Owl, the Midnight Avenger, Chicago’s crime-fighting scourge! If you ever wondered about the relationships between super heroes and their sidekicks, this action-packed yet hilarious adventure answers all the questions you were afraid to ask! Collects Ultimate Adventures #1-6.
The Ultimate Annuals return with life-altering events! In ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #2, something strange has happened at Nursery Two, the Baxter Building’s Think Tank counterpart in Oregon. It’s disappeared, seemingly swallowed up by the earth itself! And if you think that heralds the return of the macabre Mole Man, go to the head of the class! In ULTIMATE X-MEN ANNUAL #2, Dazzler? Alison Blaire, former X-Man? has awakened from her coma only to discover her life is in deadly peril! And even her former fellow X-Men may be powerless to save her as a betrayal within the ranks has left them shell-shocked. In ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #2, Punisher and Daredevil return! While Foggy Nelson offers Spidey some legal advice, Police Captain Jean DeWolfe gives him some other advice? on how to take down the Ultimate Kangaroo! Will Peter Parker be able to navigate his way through this all-action moral maze, or will Punisher just shoot him instead? And in THE ULTIMATES ANNUAL #2, as the Ultimates clear the wreckage from the recent attack on the United States, a monstrous evil from the past rises from the ashes to launch an attack when America is at her weakest. And with the ranks of the Ultimates severely depleted, all that stands in the path of the long-thought-dead bio-fanatic Arnim Zola is the indomitable Sentinel of Liberty, Captain America, and Sam Wilson, the high-flying Falcon! Collecting THE ULTIMATES ANNUAL #2, ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #2, ULTIMATE X-MEN ANNUAL #2 and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #2.
Back by popular demand, Spider-Man 2099 returns! But when the future Spidey and the Superior Spidey clash, who will be the most superior Spider-Man in the multiverse? It may not matter, because the end of the battle brings about a moment that will alter the world of Spider-Man – and the Marvel Universe – for years to come! But which Spider was responsible for this shocking change? Then, from the ashes of battle comes the first team-up between the Superior Spider-Man and the Black Cat. Felicia Hardy always cared for the Spider more than the man, but what happens when that man is Otto Octavius? And as an Osborn we haven’t seen in a while returns, Otto celebrates a milestone! Is the world ready for ‘Dr. Peter Parker’ – or what he plans to do next?
Collecting SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #17-21.
The Spider-Slayer is scheduled for execution, and Mayor J. Jonah Jameson has called in the one man he can trust to oversee everything: the Superior Spider-Man! But when the Raft goes into complete shutdown, Spidey, Jonah, Glory and Norah are trapped inside with practically all the villains the Superior Spider-Man has brutalized during his short career! Now it’s time for payback! Then: The Superior Spider-Man takes down Shadowland. All of it. To the ground. And what’s it like to be a villain once the Superior Spider-Man sets his sights on you? Find out from Phil Urich’s point of view in what might be the final days of the Hobgoblin. Plus: Who’s been helping the Tinkerer? And how is he, of all people, the reason everything in Spider-Man’s life will be changed forever?
Collecting SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #11-16.
S.H.I.E.L.D. has the Chameleon. The Superior Spider-Man wants him. That means it’s time to break into the Helicarrier! But can Spider-Man keep his secrets while facing off with the Secret Avengers – and S.H.I.E.L.D.’s newest resident, the Indestructible Hulk? When the Chameleon gets loose, it’s a recipe for disaster! Plus: The Punisher and Spider-Man have never seen eye-to-eye, but this is the Superior Spider-Man! What does Frank Castle think about Spider-Man’s new hard-edged attitude? Spidey has questions for the villainous Mysterio, but the Punisher has something else for him: bullets. And when Blackout targets Aunt May, the former Doc Ock’s resolve is tested in a major way – and so is his patience when Stilt-Man strikes, and he must team with Spidey’s old friend, Daredevil!
Collecting AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #20-22, SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 and DAREDEVIL (2011) #22.
Collects Avenging Spider -Man #16-19 & #15.1.
The Superior Age begins, as the all-new Superior Spider-Man teams with Wolverine and the X-Men! Then, Spider-Man faces the future…the Future Foundation, that is. The Superior Spider-Man is forced to work with the FF as the literal future comes crashing in on them, threatening to destroy the Foundation itself and expose Spider-Man’s ultimate secret! And didn’t we mention that the new Spider-Man doesn’t like kids?
Miles Morales finally has his costume and web-shooters – and now he has his first A-list Spider-Man villain. There’s a new Venom in town, and he’s hungry! But who exactly is the new Venom, what is his terrible connection to Miles’ father, and how does he know so much about Miles? As his father lies in critical condition, a desperate Miles turns to the one person who can help him: Gwen Stacy! The final showdown with Venom looms, but how does Gwen figure into it – and how will the battle change both her and Miles’ lives forever? Plus: The Daily Bugle is on the hunt to find out everything they can about the new Spider-Man, but what they discover will surprise them, you – and him! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #16.1 and #19-22.
Spider-Man no more? In addition to the proportionate strength of a spider, Miles Morales can climb walls, turn invisible and fire venom blasts. He’s even got a new set of web-shooters used by Peter Parker himself. But none of it prevented his mother’s death, or spared his father from a life-changing injury in a brutal fight against Venom. Miles is convinced he caused the tragedy – so in an emotion-filled decision, he has put away the costume, swearing never to fight as Spider-Man again. But two new super-powered teenagers, Cloak and Dagger, have emerged. And when the Taskmaster breaks up their fight with the juvenile delinquent Bombshell, innocent lives are at stake! It’s a job for someone with great power and great responsibility, but Miles Morales is Spider-Man no more! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #23-28.
Collects Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #15 & #150-155.
Super-hero school is in session — it’s after-school super-hero training, courtesy of the Ultimates! While Spider-Man takes notes from Iron Man — Mysterio and the Black Cat vie for possession of a mysterious artifact from the archives of the former Kingpin of Crime. Can they prevent the artifact from falling into the wrong hands?
Collecting Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2009) #7-14.
Spider-Man and his amazing friends, Iceman and the Human Torch, team up to help the newly powered Rick Jones deal with the crazy changes and responsibilities that come with…power. But what side of the coin is Rick Jones on? Is this the birth of a new hero? Or the birth of an ultimate…enemy? Plus, it’s the return of Spider-Woman! And guess who she totally makes out with in this issue! What? Yeah, you heard me!
It’s been six months since the Ultimatum Wave laid New York low, and the world according to Peter Parker has a whole new set of rules… The Daily Bugle is no more, the Kingpin has been deposed, Midtown High has another super hero roaming the halls-and would you believe the people of New York City absolutely adore Spider-Man? Even the cops are asking for his autograph! You’d think life for Peter Parker was pretty sweet, but the Ultimate U’s favorite high-schooler has some issues, too: a new girlfriend earning all kinds of drama from the old one, Aunt May turning her modest Forest Hills home into a boarding house for wayward youths and a hot-headed hellion named Mysterio on the loose! And that’s just for starters!
Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1-6.