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This is from New Ultimates #3 by Jeph Loeb and Frank Cho.

A flashback reveals that Valkyrie and the other Defenders were given their powers by Loki, who was pretending to be Gunnar Golmen (you know, the guy Loki pretended to be in Millar's Ultimates 2?).

Thor is in Valhalla with Hela. Last issue she she told him that she would let him go if he gave her a child. Now Thor wants her to let him go, but she says she can't; the only way  someone can return to the land of the living is if another takes their place. Thor says he'll kill her then, and she turns around.

The thought bubbles are from Valkyrie, who's narrating the whole issue.

Valkyrie is under the control of the Enchantress and is battling the Ultimates when Hawkeye shoots Enchantress with an arrow, freeing her (Loki seems to want this, saying "Oh, yes" when Enchantress is shot).

Valkyrie attacks Loki, who knocks her sword out of her hands with Thor's hammer.

Date: 2010-07-23 11:58 pm (UTC)
stolisomancer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stolisomancer
Tell you what.

Cut out the middle man on this one and just watch 4thletter.net for my man Gavok's Ultimate Edit series.

It's the only way to make this worth a good goddamn.

Date: 2010-07-24 04:15 am (UTC)
julian: Picture of Julian Street. (Default)
From: [personal profile] julian
How, uh, does Loki get to lift Thor's hammer? Or does Ultimate Hammer not have the "worthy" thing going?

Date: 2010-07-24 04:28 am (UTC)
stolisomancer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stolisomancer
I'd tell you if I knew what the hell was going on in the Ultimate universe anymore. I'm only following USM.

Date: 2010-07-24 05:28 am (UTC)
julian: Picture of Julian Street. (Default)
From: [personal profile] julian
Heh. OK. USM's certainly still less grim'n gritty, barely.

Date: 2010-07-24 05:33 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
I'm not sure if it's a "worthy" thing or if it's just really heavy. I seem to remember seeing Hulk smack Thor with the hammer at some point, though it might have been the movie adaptation.

Date: 2010-07-24 12:07 am (UTC)
big_daddy_d: (Default)
From: [personal profile] big_daddy_d
More character death...yay.

Date: 2010-07-24 01:18 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] lonewolf23k
Hey, at least this death cancels out another one. And Ultimate Valkyrie is a small price to pay for Ultimate Thor.

Date: 2010-07-24 12:12 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
They killed Valkyrie.

Date: 2010-07-24 12:16 am (UTC)
thokstar: Spot (Default)
From: [personal profile] thokstar
I was going to say "Needs more pouches" given the whole 90's vibe I get from the look of the comic, but then I looked at Ult Cap's outfit again.

Date: 2010-07-24 12:34 am (UTC)
seriousfic: (Default)
From: [personal profile] seriousfic
Loki: For Daniel-Day Lewis Movie Night? I thought we agreed on My Left Foot. LET THERE BE WAR!

Date: 2010-07-24 12:40 am (UTC)
fifthie: tastes the best (Default)
From: [personal profile] fifthie
This reminds me of the Vampirella comics Mark Millar wrote in the 90s except actually like a million goddamn times worse than that.

Date: 2010-07-24 12:57 am (UTC)
punishermax: (Default)
From: [personal profile] punishermax
Oh Loeb you rapscallion you, who will you horribly slaughter next! ~chuckles and ruffles his hair~

Date: 2010-07-24 01:17 am (UTC)
protogarrett: (Default)
From: [personal profile] protogarrett
After janet was eaten and Scott assassinated I just don't even care anymore. Like, at all.

Date: 2010-07-24 01:29 am (UTC)
punishermax: (Default)
From: [personal profile] punishermax
You make it sound like you don't enjoy watching characters murdered in horrible ways. That sounds like communist talk to me

Date: 2010-07-24 02:09 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] twigcollins
Better red than dea- no... wait...

Date: 2010-07-24 05:35 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
How did Scott die again?

Date: 2010-07-24 07:37 am (UTC)
stubbleupdate: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stubbleupdate
Didn't his head explode?

Date: 2010-07-24 12:17 pm (UTC)
tacobob: Mordecai Not Very Impressed (Default)
From: [personal profile] tacobob
Nah. His arms were blown off, followed by his organs which were blown up and out of his eye sockets causing his eyes to bounce around the room, then explode. His head -then- exploded, along with the rest of him and they all burned to ashes. Which also exploded. eXtreme!

And when did Loki become Namor with a pony tail?

Date: 2010-07-24 04:07 pm (UTC)
cherrybomb: (dh: bwuh?)
From: [personal profile] cherrybomb
This. I miss Ultimates 2 and the leather jacket.

...oh God. I just said I missed Ultimates 2. Shoot me.

Date: 2010-07-24 01:47 am (UTC)
jeyl: (Default)
From: [personal profile] jeyl
"the one honest thing I ever did was die."

No, that line belongs to Phyla-Vell.

Re: Hela

Date: 2010-07-24 04:29 am (UTC)
terrykun: (don't listen)
From: [personal profile] terrykun

Date: 2010-07-24 04:38 am (UTC)
doctorfrost: (Default)
From: [personal profile] doctorfrost
so Hawkeye wasn't killed when Carol previously shot him in the head?? :D

Date: 2010-07-24 05:24 am (UTC)
proteus_lives: (Default)
From: [personal profile] proteus_lives
"There will be blood!"


Date: 2010-07-24 05:36 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
Loeb would get a +1 if that line is in next issue. He'd still be deep in the negatives, but it's still a +1.

Date: 2010-07-24 06:46 am (UTC)
slippy: (khr] Illuminating realisation number one)
From: [personal profile] slippy
Whoa, there. I bet Hela turning around killed a lot of boners. On the other hand, a lot of people probably discovered a whole new world.

Date: 2010-07-24 08:10 am (UTC)
stubbleupdate: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stubbleupdate
I love Frank Cho

Date: 2010-07-24 05:35 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (Shield)
From: [personal profile] valtyr

I hope Valkyrie doesn't stay dead. :( Steve's sweet, though. And, um, so very pretty in those panels.


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