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!"
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
Every once in a while, the ComicsAlliance staff comes across a piece of news that catches our attention. When that happens, we sit down for a thought provoking discussion of the news of the day, which usually just devolves into us making fun of it
Conventions: After years of non-committal shrugging about the complaints by organizers that San Diego Comic Con has outgrown the current infrastructure of the city, San Diego has suddenly turned into that mop from the Swiffer commercial over the idea of losing the mega-
Action figures, statues and otherwise nerdy collectibles are given the royal treatment at Toy Fair each year, the massive New York City convention where toy manufacturers congregate and show off their upcoming wares
While Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s concluding issue of "Kick-Ass" #8 won't see stores until February 17 (pending another delay), fans of the comic series can still tide themselves over with the ridiculously fun movie trailer that debuted today.
This latest trailer kind of pieces together footage we've see
Despite a successful comic series wrapping in January and a major motion picture slated for an April 16 release, "Kick-Ass" hasn't seen much merchandise yet. There've been posters and some apparel, but nothing as substantial as action figures, statues or other 3-D rendered likenesses
Following several months' worth of set photos, production stills and, most recently, poster art, the time has finally come for Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s "Kick-Ass" to make like his comic book tag
While the constant barrage of Hollywood announcements about comics-to-film projects are no longer surprising, motion comics and animation suddenly seem like the hottest train to jump on, with more and more comics moving towards movement:
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