ultimatesIt has been nearly fourteen years since Marvel launched the Ultimate Universe. Since then a lot of crazy things have happened and characters have died or turned evil, but now the Ultimate U is facing its biggest threat yet. The 616 Universe Galactus is currently trying to devour the Ultimate version of Earth, and the heroes are trying to mount a final defense. There have been numerous rumors Galactus would succeed and that universe would be no more. Well it turns out that’s not quite the case. Don’t be expecting Miles Morales to immigrate to the 616 as everything dies just yet.

Marvel unveiled some partial plans for the Ultimate Universe in a PR piece with the AP today. It seems that Galactus will actually bring rebirth and rejuvenation instead of destruction. Characters like Miles Morales, the FF (that would be Future Foundation), Black Widow, Kitty Pryde, Bombshell, and Cloak and Dagger will be getting the spotlight this April as Cataclysm comes to an end. Brian Michael Bendis is holding his cards close to his chest, but he says the mini-series will have real consequences:

“They’re able to win the day, but at great sacrifice, a sacrifice that is so huge that it changes the entire landscape. It creates a place that demands a fresh start from everyone who surveys it.”

The relaunch, under the banner of Ultimate Marvel NOW!, will completely rebuild things. Part of that will come with new series like All-New Ultimates (written by Michael Fiffe with art by Amilcar Pinna), Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (written by Bendis with art by David Marquez), and Ultimate FF (written by Joshua Hale Fialkov with art by Mario Guevara). You can read more about the relaunch at the source link below. So the Ultimate Universe won’t be destroyed, just roughed up and rebuilt. What do you think about the Ultimate U getting a relaunch?

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Source : AP