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1. Ultimate Comics: Armor Wars #1 Creative Team Writer: Warren Ellis Pencils: Steve Kurth Inks: Jeff Huet Art Rating: 8 Night Girls out of 10 Story Rating: 8 Night Girls out of 10 Overall Rating: 8 Night Girls out of 10 This was my favorite issue for this week. This title is a perfect match for Ellis. The drunken and hedonistic Tony Stark is exactly the kind of character that Ellis knows how to handle. Tony’s dialogue was absolutely fantastic. This issue was light in action, but it still moved at a steady pace and with a purpose. This was a set-up issue and Ellis built a solid foundation for this mini-series. All the various players were introduced and slid into place. Ellis presented the reader with a character in Justine Hammer who will serve as Tony’s love interest and sidekick. Think of her as a Bond Girl for this story. We also were introduced to the Ghost who will be matching his armor against Tony’s armor in this story. Ellis also teased the reader with two mysteries: “the ornament” that was stolen from Tony by the Ghost and the identity of the person that the Ghost is working for. [...]