Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Kick-Ass | Comics

Kick-Ass | Comics
High school student Dave Lizewski is just another average teenage boy living in New York with his single father James Lizewski. He loves TV shows, movies of Ryan Reynolds, fantasizes about his biology teacher and has a huge crush on a girl named Katie Deauxma of his class. Apart from having affection for common stuffs, Dave has a craze for comic-books and the boy himself wished to be a super-hero in the real life just like the ones he sees in the pages of comics for years. After getting inspired by the books, Dave purchases a wet-suit from eBay and starts training himself, which temporarily satisfies him. But then he decides to take it to the next level and goes to seek some "real" action, which resulting him getting in a brawl with street punks, leading him to got beaten up severely.

However, he did manage to strip him off his clothes to save his secret identity before being taken to the hospital. He totally hides the actual cause of his injury to his father and spends the next few months in recovery. As soon as he got well he starts patrolling again, he saved a person from a few chasers and dubbed as "Kick-Ass" when a bystander uploads the scene to YouTube, turning him into an overnight superstar. Dave's getting beat spreads the rumor of him being a gay prostitute in the school and his long time crush Katie accepts him as her "Gay Best Friend". Even though he never wanted to appear as a queer to her, he plays along without disclosing the truth about him. Next up, when he went on another patrol and got into trouble he is saved by vigilante duo Hit-Girl and Big Daddy.

For more information on Kick-Ass limited series, you can check out these links below.

Kick-Ass (Comics) Wikipedia

Kick-Ass (Comics) Wikia
So Much For Heroism
Here is your links for "Kick-Ass" limited series from Marvel Comics (Icon Imprint) in issues.

Kick-Ass 01

Kick-Ass 02

Kick-Ass 03

Kick-Ass 04

Kick-Ass 05

Kick-Ass 06

Kick-Ass 07

Kick-Ass 08

Here is your links for "Kick-Ass" limited series from Marvel Comics (Icon Imprint).

Kick-Ass (Softcover)
It's Pimp-Slapping Time

Kick-Ass (Hardcover)

Kick-Ass Box Set

Conceived by renowned writer Mark Miller (Civil War, Wolverine – Old Man Logan) and penciled by artist extraordinaire John Romita Jr. (Black Panther – Who Is Black Panther, Daredevil – The Man Without Fear), Kick-Ass is an eight issue limited series from Marvel Comics published in 2008 as part of a creator-owned comic book project from their Icon imprint. The series is about an everyday boy Dave Lizewski who wants to be a super-hero and the misadventures that follows him. A film adaptation of the story of the book titled Kick-Ass is released in 2008, directed by Matthew Vaughn and then the sequel Kick-Ass 2 was also came out in 2013. The series gained quite a popularity that the creator duo went on to release two sequels; Kick-Ass 2 (2010) and Kick-Ass 3 (2013) as well as a spin-off series Hit-Girl (2012) based on a prominent character from the original series.
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