Warren Ellis: No Ultimate Nullifier in Ultimate Extinction

ultimatekramer

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In a small article from this month's Wizard, Warren Ellis talks briefly about the upcoming 5-part Ultimate Extinction mini series. One particular point of interest:

Ellis also warns fans not to expect any easy outs in the story or simple answers at its end. "There's no friendly god to help out the protagonists of the Ultimate Universe, no Ultimate Nullifer," said Ellis, "Just smart, ruthless, scared people who to have to think on a scale heretofore unimagined in order to save the Earth."

The ad for next months issue has a big headline that reads: "Ultimate Marvel Preview"
 

Guijllons

Well-Known Member
And by this time next year we may find out how they do save humanity.
I can't even speculate on what's gonna happen because we're just not given enough to go on.
 

Caduceus

The Original Muffins Man
Glad there's no deus ex machina. They suck.

I do like the sound of that "ruthless" though. It implies moral angst surrounding a decision which sounds fun.
 

Dr.Strangefate

He Sees You When You're Sleeping. He Knows When Yo
But how can one defeat a Galactus without an Ultimate ultimate Nullifier or Bald men in dresses?!

How will the earth survive?!!

On a more serious note, i'd be very amused for a moment or so, if this turned out to be the end of the UU. Like, everyone's dead, end of story.
 

Guijllons

Well-Known Member
Dr.Strangefate said:
But how can one defeat a Galactus without an Ultimate ultimate Nullifier or Bald men in dresses?!

How will the earth survive?!!

On a more serious note, i'd be very amused for a moment or so, if this turned out to be the end of the UU. Like, everyone's dead, end of story.
At least I'd be saved from the temptation of picking up USM every now and again. It's like watching England play cricket, you know it's gonna be crap and wish you'd spent your time doing something more productive, but you just go and do it anyway.

*is praying for rain*
(we're getting thrashed, really really badly)
 

Bass

Nexus of the World
I hope this comes out in a timely fashion. I'm really looking forward to it.
 

ourchair

Well-Known Member
Maybe Ultimate Extinction ends with Gah Lak Tus squaring off with the evil giant sized Elvis being known as the Beyonder. Only he's Ultimate.
 

E

Moderator
Excelsior Club
ourchair said:
Maybe Ultimate Extinction ends with Gah Lak Tus squaring off with the evil giant sized Elvis being known as the Beyonder. Only he's Ultimate.

Dude...Beyonder was sooooooo Michael Jackson, not Elvis.
 

ourchair

Well-Known Member
UltimateE said:
Dude...Beyonder was sooooooo Michael Jackson, not Elvis.
Fair enough, but that isn't really that big a difference if you think about it:

Michael Jackson wanted to be Elvis, but couldn't so instead he resolved his desire by having sex with a Presley. It's kinda like the whole Freud narrative about women who correct their desire for a penis by desiring someone who has one.
 

E

Moderator
Excelsior Club
ourchair said:
Michael Jackson wanted to be Elvis

I'll grant you that, but...

ourchair said:
Fair enough, but that isn't really that big a difference if you think about it:

Blasphemer! :shock:

ETA:

ourchair said:
he resolved his desire by having sex with a Presley.

You really believe that? :D
 

Ice

Teh Sexy Monkey Queen
Goodwill said:
Gah Lak Tus is Michael Jackson... Either that or he's Vin Deisel.
If it's Diesel, the whole world REALLY is screwed cuz he'd kick the whole world's ***.


Right TGO!


8)
 

DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
UltimateE said:
Quote:
Originally Posted by ourchair
Michael Jackson wanted to be Elvis



I'll grant you that, but...


Quote:
Originally Posted by ourchair
Fair enough, but that isn't really that big a difference if you think about it:



Blasphemer!

ETA:


Quote:
Originally Posted by ourchair
he resolved his desire by having sex with a Presley.



You really believe that?

Why not? Nicolas Cage did it. And I assume a lot of her other "significant others" had the same thing going on. Its creepy when you think about it...er, wll its even creepy when you don't.
 

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