Tuesday, 15 April 2014
The Ultimates, Volume 1, Super-Human
Instead of merely scanning the dialogue and turning the page to follow the story, I stay a while longer with each page because the quality of the visuals consistently matches the quality of the writing. In fact, I originally borrowed these works from the public library but then bought copies to reread.
In Captain America: The Winter Soldier (see here), the collective villain is Hydra whereas, later in The Ultimates, it is the Chitauri, but, in both cases, this is a villain that sets out to destroy freedom because it is a threat to order.
The graphic novel is a more leisurely way to enjoy characters, scenes, action and issues similar to those presented in the films.