Info édition : Oversized hardcover. Contient The Ultimates (2002) #1-13. Galerie de couvertures (14 pages), un commentaire de Millar et Hitch sur chacun des épisodes et un sketchbook (9 pages) en fin de recueil.
Résumé: A mutant madman attacked the President of the United States on the White House lawn. A gaudily costumed teen climbs walls in New York City. The strange beings who've appeared overnight are here to stay. The old order has fallen, and people are scared. Nick Fury, head of the elite espionage agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., has a unique solution - Put these bizarre characters on his payroll! His grand idea: a small but lethal army known as The Ultimates, created to protect us all from the rising threats to mankind! Featuring newly reimagined incarnations of Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk, Giant-Man and The Wasp!