Fans have seen what the pairing of Millar and Yu can create together in the release of "Ultimate Avengers 2" from Marvel's Ultimate line, but this is the first time the team will be collaborating on a creator-owned project in an environment outside of the Marvel Universe. Millar discussed his over a decade-long desire to work with Yu as he felt the artist is the "best artist in superhero comics." Denied the chance of a collaboration when Yu left Marvel years ago to work for DC Comics, the artist eventually returned to Marvel, but teamed with writer Brian Michael Bendis, causing Millar's desire to work together to grow even stronger. When the scribe found an opening in the pair's schedules for a team-up roughly two years ago, he jumped at the chance.
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