Ultimate X-Men - Volume 6: Return of the King

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Marvel, Aug 30, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Explores the causes of the split between former friends Magneto and Charles Xavier as they prepare to face off once again over the fates of humanity and mutantkind, while Wolverine plots to get Jean Grey away from Cyclops permanently.

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I really liked this and the ending. - Goodreads
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Review: Ultimate X-Men, Vol. 1: The Tomorrow People (Ultimate X-Men trade paperbacks #1)

User Review  - Bracton - Goodreads

This is a review of the entire series (though issue #100). Highly uneven, mostly stale rehashing of classic X-Men storylines. IMO the story never hit a groove and felt like a highlights collection of decades of X-Men mythology. Having multiple writer-artist teams probably didn't help. Read full review

Review: Ultimate X-Men, Vol. 1: The Tomorrow People (Ultimate X-Men trade paperbacks #1)

User Review  - Jack Haringa - Goodreads

Ugh, Mark Millar. The Kubert art raises this to three stars, but it features all the worst hallmarks of Millar's writing for Marvel: cheap cynicism, creepy sexuality, undermining the core elements of characters and heroism in general. I won't be catching up with the rest of the series. Read full review

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Mark Miller is a cult media superstar whose work has been turned into major Hollywood movies while his writing regularly garners mainstream media attention. He is known for his comic book writing on titles such as his award-winning run on "The Authority", as well as "The Ultimates", "Marvel Knights Spider-Man", "Ultimate Fantastic Four" and "Civil War". His titles, "Wanted" and "Kick-Ass", have both been adapted into major feature films.

David Finch is a Canadian-born comic book artist known for his work on Top Cow Productions' Cyberforce, as well as numerous subsequent books for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. In July, 2010 DC announced that Finch would be writing and drawing a new ongoing series entitled Batman: The Dark Knight.

Artist Adam Kubert, who also contributed to the previous Ultimate X-Men volumes, hails from a long legacy of renowned Kubert illustrators. His dynamic pencils and attention to realism provide the X-men with a compelling, cinematic flair.

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