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Kick-Ass by Mark Millar
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bookshelves: 2020, comics-graphic-novels

Certain aspects of Kick-Ass have perhaps not aged well. The main character's incel-ish-ness as a part of his whole tragic background story feels dated. Not to minimize his issues, but the whole horny, lonely, can't-talk-to-a-girl trope is just overdone, to say the least. And then there's pretending to be gay so that he can get closer to said girl. Yeah.

Now that that's out of the way, though, Kick-Ass is fast-paced and action-packed. And while I was pretty over the titular character by the end of it, I was left definitely needing to read more Hit-Girl. This book is *very* violent. But the juxtaposition of said violence with the fact that the heroes in this book are freaking children, disturbing as it was, was very engrossing. Three stars for know...kick-ass, rockin' story with hopes for more Hit-Girl in the future.

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Reading Progress

January 11, 2020 – Started Reading
January 11, 2020 – Shelved
January 11, 2020 – Shelved as: 2020
January 11, 2020 – Shelved as: comics-graphic-novels
January 31, 2020 – Finished Reading

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