Episode 89: Examining The Ultimate Galactus Trilogy
March 30, 2017•116 min
At first glance, Ultimate Marvel's "Ultimate Galactus Trilogy" is an exciting read, a page-turner, and, if a one hundred thousand mile long swarm intelligence scares the bejesus out of you as it does me, the cause of a few nightmares.
I can count on one hand the number of times I experienced the inability to put a comics series down before I finished the whole thing, and I am happy to count "The Ultimate Galactus Trilogy" among those times along with Y, THE LAST MAN, THE WALKING DEAD, and ULTIMATE X-MEN.
"The Ultimate Galactus Trilogy" is a set of three limited series runs ULTIMATE NIGHTMARE, ULTIMATE SECRET, and ULTIMATE EXTINCTION. Each limited series is written by Warren Ellis with various artists. At its best, "The Ultimate Galactus Trilogy" flawlessly flows from issue to issue, making it near impossible to stop until the entire trilogy is finished. Sometimes, a slew of different artists working on a singular story can cause disjointedness but, instead, the art in each limited se