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Kick-Ass

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  • Posted May 8, 2010

    Kick Ass is a very Kick Ass comic book

    This is a good comic books for young adults. The violence, the blood, and the storyline are all must see. This is Mark Millar's finest work so far. The art work by John Romita Jr. is excellent he is just a good an artist just like his father.

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  • Posted March 13, 2010

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    Another "superheros in the real world" story is actually pretty original

    Even though books like Watchmen have played with the idea of superheros being part of the real world and American culture, Kick-Ass is actually a fairly original take on it. The book is very much placed in the 21st century, with modern culture and comic book references throughout. Half the book is a dark, twisted comedy, and the other half is a dark, twisted drama. Ideal for people who would get nerd in-jokes and with offbeat senses of humor.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 4, 2013

    Highly Recommended!

    I actually saw the movie before I got this. I 100% love this! Yes it is violent, but I knew that going in. You really feel bad for Dave with his defeats, but then you cheer when he wins. Yes, they made quite a few changes from comic to film, but I really like both. Can't wait to read Kick-Ass 2! Great writing & artwork here. You will not be let down!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2010

    a must see read book and see movie at the same time.

    i loved this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 13, 2010

    Not disapointed

    I watched the movie first and was really excited to read the book. I was amazed with how good the writing was. Mark Millar is a talented writer and it is enjoyable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2010

    Awesome!!

    Although the book/graphic novel is a bit different from the movie, it is equally as interesting and captivating. With that said even i you thought the movie was a little cliche and a little unrealistic the book puts it to shame. It's a lot more believable and it keeps you gessing the whole way through. All in all this book is great.

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  • Posted May 1, 2010

    A great one for any comic FAN!

    I thought this comic was great and any other crazy comic fan out their would love this! The comic is really really gory its really dark and twisted and funny. But what i really liked was that its realistic just ordinary people dressd up as super heros fighting crime! theirs no x-ray vission no super sonic speed just people. People say that the books are always better than the movies! But not in this case they both KICK-ASS!!!!

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  • Posted April 25, 2010

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    SKIP MOVIE - READ THIS

    This a great graphic novel that literally does not pull any punches. What I liked best are the twists and suprises. Revelations about the characters that were robbed from the story in movie form. I know people always say that the book was better than the movie. I can't say that because other than the title THIS IS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT STORY. And a better one-free from the need for the main character to get the girl or for there to be a nice hollywood ending. This is gritty dark stuff but it has a heart and it has a soul.

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