'Ultimate Captain America' revived by Marvel Comics
Published Apr 13 2012, 16:38 BST
By Mark Langshaw
Ultimate Captain America
is to be revived by Marvel Comics
The publisher announced at the Diamond Retailer Summit that the alternate universe incarnation of Steve Rogers will return in a solo title later this year.
Marvel teased that the launch of the new series will garner mainstream media attention as the character struggles with "a decision no superhero has ever done before".
The Ultimate Universe version of Captain America was created by writer Mark Millar and artist Bryan Hitch in 2002. He announced his retirement following the 'Death of Spider-Man' story arc and has not featured in comics since.
Last year, writer Jason Aaron
and illustrator Ron Garney teamed up for a five-issue Ultimate Comics Captain America
miniseries, in which two versions of the super soldier came face-to-face.Ultimate Captain America
will debut this summer.> Marvel Comics teases 'Gambit' project