Tag Archives: Icon Comics

Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl #2

Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl TPB Review

Bridging the events of the first two Kick-Ass volumes (with volume 3 on its way), Hit-Girl ostensibly follows Mindy McCready as she deals with school life and a stable family unit. But while by day Mindy is suppressing her father’s conditioning and donning the cowl known as conformity, by night she’s ticking the remaining names off a “shit list” of surviving crime lords while her new parents are blissfully rohypnoled.

Nemesis - Mark Millar, Steve McNiven

Millar & McNiven’s Nemesis TPB Review

2011, Icon Comics/Titan Books Script: Mark Millar Art: Steve McNiven Colours: Dave McCaig The Mark Millar hype train continues with Nemesis, a series which turns the Batman mythos on its head and supposes that an orphaned billionaire with revenge issues uses his wealth to become the fastest, fittest, smartest costumed villain in the world. At […]

Kick-Ass - Chloë Moretz as Hit Girl

Kick-Ass Movie Review

2010 Director: Matthew Vaughan Script: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman Cast: Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë Moretz, Nicolas Cage, Mark Strong While recent Box Office successes such as Wanted and Iron Man 2 have proved that the superhero movie is here to stay, the genre itself is arguably becoming stagnant and increasingly formula driven. Thank [expletive] […]