Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2

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by Mark Millar, John Romita
     
 

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The concluding half of Kick-Ass 2, following Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl, the sequel to the biggest creator-owned comic of the decade—the one that spawned the number one hit movie and the worldwide phenomenon!

KICK-ASS is back, just as over-the-top as ever! As everybody's favorite psychotic 11-year-old HIT GIRL trains KICK-ASS to be...well, a bad-ass,

Overview

The concluding half of Kick-Ass 2, following Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl, the sequel to the biggest creator-owned comic of the decade—the one that spawned the number one hit movie and the worldwide phenomenon!

KICK-ASS is back, just as over-the-top as ever! As everybody's favorite psychotic 11-year-old HIT GIRL trains KICK-ASS to be...well, a bad-ass, RED MIST gathers a team of super-villains to take them down! It's super hero mayhem as only MARK MILLAR and JOHN ROMITA JR. can bring you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785152460
Publisher:
Marvel
Publication date:
04/09/2013
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
239,323
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
17 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Mark Millar has been one of the key writers for Marvel Comics in the 21st century. His first major contribution to Marvel was with Ultimate X-Men. Next up was The Ultimates, a new rendering of the Avengers that was to continue building on the success of the Ultimate line. He and artist Bryan Hitch pulled it all off in spades: The Ultimates and its sequel, Ultimates 2, were ensconced at the top of the sales charts every month; what's more, they were critical successes, as well. Amid building a small library of Millarworld indie comic books — including the titles Chosen and Wanted, the latter of which was turned into a Hollywood blockbuster starring Angelina Jolie — he managed to write Civil War, the epic seven-issue miniseries that definitively reshaped the landscape of Marvel's heroes.

John Romita Jr. is best known for his extensive work with Marvel Comics from the 1970s to present day.

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Kick-Ass 2 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
MaveDeltzer More than 1 year ago
With the mob taken care of by Hit-Girl she has retired and left Kick-Ass and the new wave of heroes to protect the city from the new wave of villains. The feud between Kick-Ass and Red Mist is the driving force of the book with each of the teams (Justice Forever vs TMCs) battling on a city wide scale. In my opinion this is the weakest of the 3 Kick-Ass titles (and the Hit-Girl one) but is still a necessary part of the collection and overall arc of Dave Lizewski. It is superior to the movie version by virtue of not needing to cram the Hit-Girl story into this one.
PainFrame More than 1 year ago
Justice Forever!  I absolutely adored the first one. This one is almost as good. I think the ending is weaker and the overall tone is less humorous than the first, but it’s still a winner. Romita Jr’s artwork is a major draw for me, and even though some of the coloring is inconsistent, it’s not distracting. By the end of the book I found out there was a prequel I should have read called “Hit-Girl”. I assume it chronicles what takes place between Kick-Ass 1&2 - I am reading it next. If you loved the first Kick-Ass book, then this is a must read. The only problem I had is that after reading the first one, I knew what to expect, so the violence and plot twists did not amaze and astound me as they did the first time, but this is still a great installment of a modern classic.
eightfoldwordplay More than 1 year ago
This is probably the best comic I've ever read