By now, I'm sure you've heard about Nicolas Cage and Adam West appearing opposite each other earlier this week on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" for a few rounds of Batman trivia. The video has been posted all over the place, and while it really isn't all that funny, it's a genius concept considering Cage's "Kick-Ass" character Big Daddy is essentially Adam West's Batman wearing the Christian Bale Batman's clothes
The big-screen adaptation of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s "Kick-Ass" hits movie theaters this weekend
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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
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
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!"