Ultimate Comics: Doomsday

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Ultimate Comics: Doomsday
Ultimate Enemy.jpg
Cover of Ultimate Enemy 1 (Jan 2010 Marvel Comics)

Art by Mark Farmer and Ed McGuinness
Publication information
Publisher Ultimate Marvel
imprint of Marvel Comics
Schedule Monthly
Title(s) Ultimate Enemy
Ultimate Mystery
Ultimate Doom
Formats Original material for the series has been published as a set of limited series.
Publication date January 2010 – March 2011
Number of issues 12
Main character(s) Spider-Woman
Fantastic Four
Nick Fury
Mahr Vehl
Carol Danvers
Doctor Octopus
Roxxon Brain Trust
Creative team
Writer(s) Brian Michael Bendis
Penciller(s) Rafa Sandoval
Editor(s) Sana Amanat
Mark Paniccia
Joe Quesada
Collected editions
Hardcover ISBN 0-7851-4776-4

Ultimate Comics: Doomsday is a metaseries collection of three 4-issue comic book limited series published by Marvel Comics. All three series (Ultimate Enemy, Ultimate Mystery and Ultimate Doom) are set in the Ultimate Marvel universe, and are written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Rafa Sandoval.

Publication history

Bendis has discussed the idea behind the stories and the problems it brings:

I feel the same pains that Warren Ellis must have felt while his Ultimate Galactus trilogy was coming out. This is very much in the same vein, where this is a big mystery and you don't want to blow the reveal.[1]

Plot summary

The series mainly focuses on what remains of the Fantastic Four after Ultimatum, specifically dealing with an unknown threat (revealed later) trying to alter the entire Ultimate Universe, in the process causing a significant amount of destruction. Whilst the previous members of the Fantastic Four remain prominent throughout the series, many other characters from different strands of the Ultimate universe also feature.

Collected editions

The entire series has been collected into the following hardcover volume:

Title Material collected ISBN
Ultimate Comics: Doomsday Ultimate Enemy #1-4
Ultimate Mystery #1-4
Ultimate Doom #1-4
ISBN 0-7851-4776-4

See also


  1. ^ Strom, Marc (April 16, 2010). "C2E2 2010: Ultimate Comics Mystery". Marvel.com. Retrieved May 21, 2010.

External links

  • Ultimate Enemy at the Grand Comics Database
  • Ultimate Enemy at the Comic Book DB
  • Newsarama's interview with Brian Bendis
  • Comic Book Resources Ultimate Comics Doom review
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