I read a post by someone that Finch's art sucked in this issue. Let me say that the person who said that is an idiot. Finch's art is supreme once again. Well done Finch.
As for the story... bleh. I think death's can definitely give some drama to a story, but the deaths by Loeb were an attempt at shock at the expense of a good story. Basically, the deaths did not make the story good.
As a series, I give this 6.5 out of 10. Had it not been for Finch, it would have been a 4 or a 5.
As for AuntMayMustDie's comment about who was really behind it, let me say that the double-shocker was somewhat annoying. First it was Doom who was the mastermind, then it was Quicksilver. Not impressively done.
Lastly, Magneto's "realization" was just not that powerful and came across as rushed.
I think there are decent elements and ideas to the story here, I honestly do. It's just that the execution was not good at all.
Loeb's writing is geared towards the 12 year old, which is fine. But he should stay away from more mature lines such as the Ultimate Universe.
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