I know I missed June and I’m a little late this time but the July 2012 comic book sales figures are perhaps one of the most significant as The Walking Dead #100, a non-Marvel or DC book, shipped more comics than any other comic has in the last 15 years.
Well the Kick-Ass hype machine seems to be taking the world by storm and it’s hard not be swept up in it. Everywhere I look is an advert for this new movie, whether it be on sites like Youtube on the net, adverts on my TV Screen or posters at my local bus stops. This movie is everywhere and everyone seems to be talking about it, just like the comic book when it was first released, but does it live up to the hype?
We’ve read the comic, seen the photos, the posters, and now the Kick-Ass Trailer has debuted! Mark Millar’s real-life comic book superhero is soon upon us on the big screen and without taking up too much of your time I gotta say, it looks awesome.
I’ll be honest, I wasn’t fully sold on being pumped for this movie up until now. It looked like it was going to be an actual coming of age superhero movie (which it still is) but seeing the not-taking-itself-too-seriously feel it inhabits along with the music and comedy, looks golden. Can’t wait!