"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
"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
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
"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!"
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