The Ultimate line takes classic Marvel characters and ideas and infuses them with new concepts and in radically fresh ways, without the ties to continuity.
Reading Ultimates is like seeing the best widescreen, blockbuster movie come to life on a comic page. It's got all the action, suspense and intensity of a big-budget movie, with the intricacies you'll only find in a comic. If you like comics, you're pretty much guaranteed to like Ultimates.
Ever think your parents were evil? Meet the Runaways, a group of Los Angeles kids whose parents really are! Gifted with powers and technology from their super villain mothers and fathers, Alex, Niko, Chase, Gert, Karolina and Molly must find their own way in one of Marvel's most beloved series in recent memory!