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BOOK REVIEW – Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. (Graphic Novel)

By Martin Mulrooney

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Kick-Ass 2 Prelude: Hit-Girl sandwiches neatly between Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2, offering fans of the comics (and the film adaptations – Kick-Ass and its forthcoming sequel) the chance to get up close and personal with 12-year-old pint-sized warrior of death Mindy McCready. A new mafia don is on the rise, but Mindy’s greatest challenge yet might turn out to be… middle school?!

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BOOK REVIEW – Supercrooks: The Heist by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

Supercrooks

Supercrooks: The Heist is a graphic novel written by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Wanted) and illustrated Leinil Yu (Superman: Birthright, Secret Invasion). Alternative Magazine Online described their first collaboration, Superior, as “one of 2012′s most enjoyable graphic novels”. Their latest offering, Supercrooks, tells the story of Johnny Bolt, a super-villain who puts together a heist in Spain with his villainous friends. Their target? The Bastard – the world’s most notorious super-villain. This hardback edition from Titan Books collects Supercrooks #1-4.

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BOOK REVIEW – Superior by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

Superior

Superior by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Leinil Yu (Secret Invasion) tells the story of 12-year-old Simon Pooni, a young boy with multiple sclerosis who is granted the wish of becoming a superhero by a talking monkey in a spacesuit named Ormon – Alternative Magazine Online kids you not. Simon no longer needs his wheelchair. Not only can he walk again, but he can fly. Of course, there must be a catch… This hardback edition from Titan Books collects issues 1-7 of the bestselling comic mini-series.

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