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Battles Of The Week: Iceman vs Ultimate Enemy (Reed Richards) (Hero vs Villain)

 

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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OUR REVIEW RATING SCORE:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Brian Michael Bendis and Rafa Sandoval.

SYNOPSIS FOR “Ultimate Enemy (Part III)”

Mysteriously, Ultimate Enemy is attacking the superheroes of Ultimate Marvel. At Peter Parker’s home, Bobby Drake, May Parker and Gwen Stacy are attacked by the antagonist.

Changing into Iceman, Bobby Drake takes on the Ultimate Enemy.

IN MAD SCIENCE

'Ultimate Enemy' (2010) #3.
Ultimate Enemy (2010) #3. Marvel Comics.

Enter the contestants in New York City. On the left side is Iceman alias Bobby Drake, and on the right side is the Ultimate Enemy alias Reed Richards.

Let’s look at the stats.

ICEMAN – EARTH-1610
Super Strength: Metahuman 17%
Super Speed: Metahuman 25%
Durability: Building 17%
Energy Projection: Multi-City Block 25%
Fighting Skills: Metahuman 58%
Intelligence: Field Experience 25%
ULTIMATE ENEMY – EARTH-1610
Super Strength: Metahuman 17%
Super Speed: Warrior 33%
Durability: City 25%
Energy Projection: City Block 25%
Fighting Skills: Metahuman 58%
Intelligence: Genius 42%

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THE FIGHT

Brutally, Ultimate Enemy engages Iceman in a fight.

The battle to decide who is the metahuman!

DAMAGE SCALE



The fight starts out with Ultimate Enemy attacking the Parker home. Fast, Bobby Drake changes into Iceman and attacks.

ICEMAN ENERGY MANIPULATION ATTACK: 6 DAMAGE PTS.


On the following pages, Iceman freezes the Parker home in order to protect from Ultimate Enemy’s energy blasts. Then, he attacks. This time, both fighters connect.

ICEMAN ENERGY MANIPULATION ATTACK: 6 DAMAGE PTS.
ULTIMATE ENEMY ENERGY MANIPULATION: 6 DAMAGE PTS.




On the final page, Iceman has frozen his foe. However, Ultimate Enemy blows through. Soon, Iceman is on the ropes.

ICEMAN ENERGY MANIPULATION ATTACK: 6 DAMAGE PTS.
ULTIMATE ENEMY EXPLOSION ATTACK: 5 DAMAGE PTS.

TOTAL


ICEMAN’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-11 DAMAGE PTS.

Ultimate Enemy’s Heat of Fusion = =(1000 kg)(4186 J/kg C°)(–37 C°) = -154882000 J.
Commercial Building’s Power = 22.5 kWh = 0.019359465 Ton of TNT.
-(11 DAMAGE PTS * -154882000 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(60 s * 4.2*10^9 J) = -0.00676072222 ​PTS * Ton of TNT.
Iceman’s Durability = -(0.00676072222 ​PTS * Ton of TNT)/(0.019359465 Ton of TNT) = -0.34922050893 PTS.

Durability PTS = 2 – 0.34922050893 = 1.7 PTS = BUILDING.

DURABILITY: BUILDING

Durability: Building 17%
ULTIMATE’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-18 DAMAGE PTS.

Iceman’s House Freeze =(181436.948 kg)(4186 J/kg C°)(–37 C°) = -28101317380.1 J.
City Energy In 1 Second = (3.96*10^13 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = 9428.57142857 Tons of TNT.
-(18 DAMAGE PTS * -28101317380.1 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(60 s * 4.2*10^9 J) = -2.00723695572 PTS * Tons of TNT.
Ultimate Enemy’s Durability = -(2.00723695572 PTS * Tons of TNT)/(9428.57142857 Tons of TNT) = -0.00021288876 PTS.
Durability PTS = 3 – 0.00021288876 = 2.9 PTS = CITY.

DURABILITY: CITY

Durability: City 25%

OUTCOME: .DRAW

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ICEMAN IN COMICS

‘X-Men’ (1963) #1 marks the first appearance of the Iceman and the X-Men in Marvel continuity. The original team consisted of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel and Iceman.

'X-Men' (1963) #1 marks the first appearance of the X-Men in Marvel continuity. The original team consisted of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel and Iceman.
‘X-Men’ (1963) #1 marks the first appearance of the X-Men in Marvel continuity. The original team consisted of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel and Iceman. Photo/Marvel Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: BATMAN VS SPAWN. JANUARY 19TH.


REFERENCES

Ultimate Enemy Vol 1 3 in Marvel Database.
Robert Drake (Earth-1610) in Marvel Database.
X-Men’ Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.
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Reviews: Ranking Of Best Spider-Man Comics From The Bronze Age

 

REVIEWS

'The Night Gwen Stacy Died.'
‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died.’ Marvel Comics.

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*This ranking uses the CGC count. Click here for more information.

1970s MOST IMPORTANT SPIDER-MAN COMICS

STAR RATINGS:

Best: 5 to 4.5 stars.

Good: 4 to 3 stars.

Bad: 2.5 to 2 stars.

Worst: 1.5 to 0 stars.

BEST: THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED (1973)

Collects Amazing Spider-Man #121.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Dialogue: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Plot: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Characterization: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Art: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Gloriously, The Night Gwen Stacy Died is near the top of Spider-Man‘s most valuable comics. On the Top 200 Most Valuable Comic Books of the Bronze Age (1970-1980), it holds a Record Sale of $8400 and a Minimum Value of $200. And really, we know why. Indeed, it is the story that forever broke both Peter Parker’s and fans’ hearts.

Definitely, comic collectors should rave about this comic since it has aged well. Today, Gwen Stacy has been revived in some alternate form as Spider-Girl in Spider-Verse and remains wildly popular.

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BEST: THE GOBLIN’S LAST STAND (1973)

Collects Amazing Spider-Man #122.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Dialogue: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Plot: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Characterization: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Art: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Gloriously, The Goblin’s Last Stand is collected under Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: The Goblin’s Last Stand (Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998)) on Amazon. On the Top 200 Most Valuable Comic Books of the Bronze Age (1970-1980), it holds a Record Sale of $5760 and a Minimum Value of $90. Furthermore, it ranks 38th on the Top 200 and 8th on the CGC Ranking. And really, we know why. Indeed, it is the story that forever led to a temporary end to one of comicdom’s most intense rivalry.

Definitely, comic collectors should collect this comic. Today, Green Goblin’s popularity has resurfaced thanks to the blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way Home movie.

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BEST: THE PUNISHER STRIKES TWICE (1974)

Collects Amazing Spider-Man #129.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Dialogue: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Plot: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Characterization: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Art: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

In 1974, the Punisher appeared in Marvel comics for the first time. Really, collectors have raved about the value of this comic which ranks 17th on the Top 200. Indeed, Punisher has created a true cultural movement which has affected law enforcement and even politics. On our GCG Count, the story ranks second. On the Top 200, it holds a Record Sale of $43,200 and a Minimum Value of $670.

Definitely, Punisher has a large following beyond comics and a movie adaptation. In many ways, his value expresses an underground culture that values patriotism, guns and violence. Below, is the first printing of the Marvel Milestone Edition.

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BEST: Never Let the Black Cat Cross Your PatH! (1979)

Collects Amazing Spider-Man #194

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Dialogue: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.

Plot: 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.

Characterization: 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.

Art: 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.

Finally, rounding our review is Amazing Spider-Man #194 (1974). Really, the thrilling introduction of Black Cat marks a transition to the more dramatic stories of the 1980s at Marvel. In the Top 200, the comic ranks 98th while our CGC Count ranks it as tenth. In terms of value, the Record Sale is $5,200 while the Minimum Value is $30.

Definitely, if you are looking to buy or sell, this comic continues to have good numbers. Generally, the comic is also sold as the German Euro Variant.

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RESOURCES

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REFERENCES

List Of Important Comics From The 1970s in Rare Comics.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 121 in Marvel Database.
Top 200 Most Valuable Comic Books of the Bronze Age (1970-1980) in Sell My Comic Books.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 122 in Marvel Database.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 194 in Marvel Database.