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Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Talk Kick-Ass: “This Film Is the Turning Point for America” [Exclusive Video]

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With the release of "Kick-Ass" the movie coming up fast on Friday, we've got a short video interview with writer Mark Millar and artist John Romita Jr. talking about the hurdles the film faced and their excitement about seeing the comic realized on the big screen.

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Mark Millar to Edit San Diego Comic-Con Issue of Wizard Magazine [Exclusive]

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"This issue will be nothing less than spectacular. Your brain will explode when you see what I have in store." -Mark Millar

What could Mark Millar be referring to? "Kick-Ass" #9? The first part of the sequel to "American Jesus: Chosen?" The finale of "Nemesis?" A new piece of American currency?

No, from a press release that appears to be entirely unrelated to April Fool's Day, Millar will be guest editing Wizard magazine for their July issue, out on June 30th just in time for the San Diego Comic-Con. Billing July's #228 as nothing less than a "relaunch" of the stalwart comics/nerdery showcase, Gar

Inspired by Mark Millar’s ‘Nemesis’ ComicsAlliance Asks: What If?

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"Nemesis" week is finally here! The latest creator-owned title from writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven hit the stands yesterday, and if the ad campaign has anything to say about it, it's going to be big! "Civil War" big! "Old Man Logan" big! One of the reasons Millar has found such consistent success is his drive to ask t

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Beyond Billboards: ComicsAlliance’s Picks For Mark Millar’s Next Publicity Stunt

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Mark Millar faced some blogosphere scrutiny early this morning when it was revealed that an image he'd posted on his Millarworld blog of a billboard in New York City's Times Square promoting he and Steve McN

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Mark Millar and Steve McNiven’s ‘Nemesis’ Is Bloody, Stunning [Review]

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For all of the original Comics Code line items that Mark Millar flagrantly gives the middle finger, there's one "modern, edgy comics" trope he doesn't fall into: moral ambiguity. For better or worse, characters in Mark Millar comics are either strong, selfless, yet rough hardasses or purely evil rough hardasses. Nowhere is

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The Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. ‘Kick-Ass’ Post-Movie Q&A

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"Kick-Ass" had a New York City showing this week at a special screening by UGO for journalists, bloggers, industry folk, and a select few fans. Writer Mark Millar and artist John Romita Jr. were on hand for the screening, and took questio

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Kick-Ass: The Movie: The Review

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"Kick-Ass," the big screen adaptation of the comic by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. had its world premiere last Friday at the South by Southwest Festival. It officially opens in theaters across the U

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Mezco’s 12-Inch Kick-Ass & Hit-Girl Action Figures Will Kick Your, Well, You Know

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Some of the strongest "Kick-Ass" detractors point to the filthy-mouthed Hit-Girl as a reason to rally against the upcoming comic book adaptation's April release. An eleven year old crime-fighter that goes around chopping off limbs while spouting out swears like a sailor? Yeah, it's not exactly something that the protective parent types are going to approve of

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The 6 Most ‘Realistic’ Moments In “Kick-Ass”

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Yesterday, we pointed our readers to an article where "Kick-Ass" co-creator Mark Millar claimed that unlike other stories, where there had "never been a superhero comic set in the real world," he and John Romita Jr. were "now showing superheroes as real people for the first time."

Some of our readers may consider this to be the product of a hype machine so shameless that it could give even Stan Lee tips on hucksterism or rattle off a llitany of comics that treat super-heroes in a fashion that's just as realistic (or moreso) than "Kick-Ass," but the ComicsAlliance staff knows better. If Mark Millar says it, it's gotta be true. That's why today, we're backing up his claims with a look at The Six Realest Moments In "Kick-Ass!"

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‘Kick-Ass’ Video Game Comes To PlayStation Network & iPhones in April

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Say what you will about Mark Millar, but for action junkies, the movie adaptation of his and John Romita, Jr.'s "Kick-Ass" looks like it's going to live up to the title. But if the film and the comic book aren't satisfying your need for a bloody fix, maybe the upcoming video game will do the trick

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