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Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk #1-6

Post by Col_Fury » Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:35 am

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #1 (February, 2006)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine (also in fb), Hulk (in fb), Nick Fury (in fb), Betty Ross (in fb), Dr. Jennifer Walters (in fb)

FLASHBACKS:
Wolverine meets with Nick Fury, who wants Wolverine to kill the Hulk. Fury, Betty Ross and Dr. Jennifer Walters explain to Wolverine that Hulk was sentenced to Death in his trial, but survived his execution. Following clues, Wolverine finds Hulk in Tibet (6-22). Hulk rips Wolverine in half (pages 2-3).
SYNOPSIS:
Wolverine, missing his legs, climbs up a mountain to get his legs back (because Hulk threw them four miles away).

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #2 (April, 2006)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine, Hulk (also in fb), Betty Ross (voice only in fb, also bts in fb)

FLASHBACKS:
Bruce Banner is left on the Helicarrier to be executed, but wakes up (repeat). Hulk leaps away from the explosion meant to kill him, lands in the ocean and swims to France. He sees a therapist to deal with his anger, but throws her out a window. He calls Betty, but doesn’t say anything. He gets a job on a farm, but gets angry at the farmers, kills them and eats all of the cows. He calls Betty, but a man answers the phone. He travels to Tibet so monks can help him with his temper.
SYNOPSIS:
Hulk says hello to Wolverine.

NOTE:
The suggestion here is, is that Bruce hasn’t been back to America after his “execution” and before Wolverine finds him last issue. More on that later.

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #3 (May, 2009)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine (also in fb), Hulk (in fb), She-Hulk (in fb)

FLASHBACKS:
Because it’s been so long since last issue, we get a one-page recap montage of the first two issues (1). Wolverine dreams ((2:2), this will happen in #5). Wolverine falls out of a plane with Bruce ((2:3), this will happen in #6). She-Hulk introduces herself to Hulk and Wolverine ((2:4), this will happen at the end of this issue). Having ripped Wolverine in half ((3:1), this happened in #1), Hulk threatens to eat Wolverine’s legs. Wolverine chooses the left leg, which confuses Hulk. They’re interrupted when a SHIELD jet flies overhead (3:2-7). Hulk and Wolverine begin to fight (8-9). Wolverine chats with Hulk in Tibet; Hulk tries to convince Wolverine that he doesn’t have an anger problem anymore. Wolverine pushes his buttons and Hulk attacks Wolverine (10-16). Hulk and Wolverine continue to fight until Hulk rips off Wolverine’s legs (17-18). More recap (19). She-Hulk jumps out of the SHIELD jet, lands, and introduces herself to Hulk and Wolverine (20-22).
SYNOPSIS:
Wolverine recalls his fight with the Hulk.

NOTE:
That’s right; there were THREE YEARS between issues #2-3 being published. Oh, those were the days, weren’t they?

Since Wolverine is remembering events from issues #5 & 6, that means the one present-tense panel in this issue takes place after #6. Also, most of these flashbacks are actually various forms of flashbacks-within-flashbacks.

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #4 (June, 2009)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine (also in fb), Hulk, She-Hulk (also in fb as Betty Ross), Iron Man (in fb), Captain America (in fb), Dr. Jennifer Walters (in fb), Forge (in fb), Nick Fury (in fb)

FLASHBACKS:
Betty Ross sleeps with some guy; he answers the phone when Bruce calls; Betty figures out it must be Bruce and that he’s alive ((1), Betty’s side of #2-FB). Betty and Dr. Jennifer Walters snipe at each other while Fury talks to Wolverine about killing the Hulk ((2-4), Betty’s side of #1-FB). Betty tries to talk Captain America and Iron Man out of killing the Hulk; they don’t want to hear it. Meanwhile, Jenifer perfects the Hulk serum. Betty steals it, turns herself into She-Hulk and jumps out of a SHIELD jet (5-20).
SYNOPSIS:
Wolverine, still missing his legs, watches as Hulk gets angry at She-Hulk.

NOTE:
Captain America and Iron Man are hanging out with SHIELD, still working for Nick Fury. When Betty Ross turns into She-Hulk, Fury calls for her arrest (the charges are treason). More on that later.

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #5 (June, 2009)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine (also in fb), Nick Fury (also bts in fb), Hulk (in fb), She-Hulk (in fb), Forge

FLASHBACKS:
Wolverine watches while Hulk throws She-Hulk miles away, jumps after her and then starts having sexy fun time with her. Suddenly, they’re all blown up by a nuclear missile.
SYNOPSIS:
Wolverine has a dream, then wakes up in SHIELD custody. Nick Fury has chopped off Wolverine’s head and it’s sitting on a table. Nick chats with Wolverine, and theorizes that Wolverine’s mutant power isn’t a healing factor, but a survival factor. After putting Wolverine’s head back on his body, Fury allows Wolverine to escape with Forge. Wolverine has Forge make him two restraining collars and mentions he’s going to trap Hulk in Casablanca.

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE vs. HULK #6 (July, 2009)
By Damon Lindelof & Leinil Francis Yu

APPEARANCES:
Wolverine (also in fb), Hulk, She-Hulk (in fb), Nick Fury

FLASHBACK:
Wolverine traps Betty Ross in a restraining collar.
SYNOPSIS:
Wolverine traps Bruce Banner in a restraining collar in an airplane. Bruce opens the door and jumps out. Wolverine jumps after him. Wanting to kill Hulk and not Bruce, Wolverine takes the collar off. Hulk lands on the ground carrying Wolverine, and Nick Fury is there to meet them. Fury offers Hulk the chance to get his head together, but hopes Hulk will work for him one day.

NOTE:
This mini starts with EVERYONE thinking Hulk is still dead after his “execution.” Hulk apparently doesn’t return to the States before Wolverine finds him in Tibet. They find out he’s alive, Betty Ross turns herself into She-Hulk, then gets arrested by SHIELD for treason.

Hulk was “executed” in ULTS2 3, and then he showed up in ULTS2 11 to everyone’s surprise. After ULTS2 13, the Ultimates quit SHIELD and started working for themselves, and Betty Ross is still Betty Ross, and not in prison for treason.

The only thing I can think of is that Hulk DID return to the States during #2-FB, despite appearances to the contrary. He then appears in ULTS2 11-13 for the big fight, then slips away, eventually winding up in Tibet where Wolverine finds him. Then, Betty turns into She-Hulk and is eventually arrested.

Of course, this means everyone shouldn’t be so shocked that Bruce turns up alive here. Also, what are Captain America and Iron Man doing playing ping pong at SHIELD, since they no longer work for them after ULTS2 13? I don’t know, maybe they’re getting friendlier with Nick.

No, it’s not a good fit.

Putting the events of this mini in order:

ULTW/H 2 (3-10)-FB
Hulk leaps away from the explosion meant to kill him, lands in the ocean and swims to France. He sees a therapist to deal with his anger, but throws her out a window. He calls Betty, but doesn’t say anything. He gets a job on a farm, but gets angry at the farmers, kills them and eats all of the cows.

ULTS2 7-13

ULTW/H 2 (11-13)-FB
Bruce calls Betty, but a man answers the phone.
ULTW/H 4 (1)-FB
Betty Ross sleeps with some guy; he answers the phone when Bruce calls; Betty figures out it must be Bruce and that he’s alive (Betty’s side of #2-FB).
ULTW/H 2 (14-21)-FB
Bruce travels to Tibet so monks can help him with his temper.
ULTW/H 1 (6 - 8)-FB
Wolverine meets with Nick Fury, who wants Wolverine to kill the Hulk.
ULTW/H 4 (2 - 4)-FB
Betty and Dr. Jennifer Walters snipe at each other while Fury talks to Wolverine about killing the Hulk (Betty’s side of #1-FB).
ULTW/H 1 (9 - 16)-FB
Fury, Betty Ross and Dr. Jennifer Walters explain to Wolverine that Hulk was sentenced to Death in his trial, but survived his execution.
ULTW/H 4 (5 - 16)-FB
Betty tries to talk Captain America and Iron Man out of killing the Hulk; they don’t want to hear it. Meanwhile, Jenifer perfects the Hulk serum. Betty steals it.
ULTW/H 1 (17 - 22)-FB
Following clues, Wolverine finds Hulk in Tibet.
ULTW/H 2
Hulk says hello to Wolverine.
ULTW/H 3 (10 - 16)-FB-FB-FB-FB-FB
Wolverine chats with Hulk in Tibet; Hulk tries to convince Wolverine that he doesn’t have an anger problem anymore. Wolverine pushes his buttons and Hulk attacks Wolverine.
ULTW/H 3 (8 - 9)-FB-FB-FB-FB
Hulk and Wolverine begin to fight.
ULTW/H 3 (17 - 18)-FB-FB-FB-FB
Hulk and Wolverine continue to fight until Hulk rips off Wolverine’s legs.
ULTW/H 1 (2 - 3)-FB
Hulk rips Wolverine in half.
ULTW/N 1
Wolverine, missing his legs, climbs up a mountain to get his legs back.
ULTW/H 4 (17 - 20)-FB
Betty uses the serum to turn herself into She-Hulk and jumps out of a SHIELD jet.
ULTW/H 3 (3:2 - 7)-FB-FB-FB
Hulk threatens to eat Wolverine’s legs. Wolverine chooses the left leg, which confuses Hulk. They’re interrupted when a SHIELD jet flies overhead.
ULTW/H 3 (20 - 21)-FB-FB-FB
She-Hulk jumps out of the SHIELD jet, lands, and introduces herself to Hulk and Wolverine.
ULTW/H 3 (2:4)-FB-FB
She-Hulk introduces herself to Hulk and Wolverine.
ULTW/H 3 (22)-FB-FB
Right after She-Hulk introduces herself to Hulk and Wolverine.
ULTW/H 4
Wolverine, still missing his legs, watches as Hulk gets angry at She-Hulk.
ULTW/H 5-FB
Wolverine watches while Hulk throws She-Hulk miles away, jumps after her and then starts having sexy fun time with her. Suddenly, they’re all blown up by a nuclear missile.
ULTW/H 5 (1 - 4)
Wolverine has a dream, then wakes up in SHIELD custody.
ULTW/H 3 (2:2)-FB
Wolverine dreams.
ULTW/H 5 (5 - 22)
Nick Fury has chopped off Wolverine’s head and it’s sitting on a table. Nick chats with Wolverine, and theorizes that Wolverine’s mutant power isn’t a healing factor, but a survival factor. After putting Wolverine’s head back on his body, Fury allows Wolverine to escape with Forge. Wolverine has Forge make him two restraining collars and mentions he’s going to trap Hulk in Casablanca.
ULTW/H 6-FB
Wolverine traps Betty Ross in a restraining collar.
ULTW/H 6 (1 - 15)
Wolverine traps Bruce Banner in a restraining collar in an airplane. Bruce opens the door and jumps out. Wolverine jumps after him. Wanting to kill Hulk and not Bruce, Wolverine takes the collar off. Hulk lands on the ground carrying Wolverine, and Nick Fury is there to meet them. Fury offers Hulk the chance to get his head together, but hopes Hulk will work for him one day.
ULTW/H 3 (2:3)-FB
Wolverine falls out of a plane with Bruce.
ULTW/H 6 (16 - 22)
Wanting to kill Hulk and not Bruce, Wolverine takes the collar off. Hulk lands on the ground carrying Wolverine, and Nick Fury is there to meet them. Fury offers Hulk the chance to get his head together, but hopes Hulk will work for him one day.
ULTW/H 3
Wolverine recalls his fight with the Hulk.

Placement suggestions:

CAPTAIN AMERICA/STEVE ROGERS

ULTS@ 2
*ULTW/H 4-FB
ULTP 2


FORGE
*ULTW/H 4-FB
*UTLW/H 5
ULTIMATUM 5-BTS

FURY, GEN. NICHOLAS "NICK"

ULTS2 13
*ULTW/H 1-FB
*ULTW/H 4-FB
*ULTW/H 5-FB-BTS
*ULTW/H 5
*ULTW/H 6
ULTP 1


HULK/ROBERT BRUCE BANNER

ULTS2 3
*ULTW/H 2 (3-10)-FB
ULTS2 11
ULTS2 12
ULTS2 13
*ULTW/H 2 (11 - 21)-FB
*ULTW/H 1 (6 - 22)-FB
*ULTW/H 2
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 1 (2 - 3)-FB
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 4
*ULTW/H 5-FB
*ULTW/H 6 (1 - 15)
*ULTW/H 3-FB
*ULTW/H 6 (16 - 22)
ULTP 7


IRON MAN/ANTHONY STARK

ULTS@ 2
*ULTW/H 4-FB
ULTP 2


ROSS, BETTY

ULTS@ 1-BTS
*ULTW/H 2-FB-VO
ULTS2 8
ULTS2 9
ULTS2 10-BTS
ULTS2 11
ULTS2 12
ULTS2 13
*ULTW/H 4 (1 - 4)-FB
*ULTW/H 1-FB
*ULTW/H 4 (5 - 20)-FB
*See She-Hulk

SHE-HULK/BETTY ROSS
From Betty Ross
ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB
ULTW/H 3-FB-FB
ULTW/H 4
ULTW/H 5-FB
ULTW/H 6-FB

WALTERS, DR. JENNIFER
ULTW/H 4 (2 - 4)-FB
ULTW/H 1-FB
ULTW/H 4 (5 - 20)-FB

WOLVERINE/LOGAN/CPL. JAMES HOWLETT

ULTS2 13
*ULTW/H 1 (6 - 22)-FB
*ULTW/H 2
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 1 (2 - 3)-FB
*ULTW/N 1
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 3-FB-FB
*ULTW/H 4
*ULTW/H 5-FB
*ULTW/H 5 (1 - 4)
*ULTW/H 3 (2:2)-FB
*ULTW/H 5 (5 - 22)
*ULTW/H 6-FB
*ULTW/H 6 (1 - 15)
*ULTW/H 3 (2:3)-FB
*ULTW/H 6 (16 - 22)
*ULTW/H 3
ULTP 2
-Daron Jensen

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