Tuesday, January 13, 2009

CBR Review: Kick-Ass #5

I recently reviewed Kick-Ass #5 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "I would have loved this comic ten years ago when I was 15. But, see, here’s the thing: I was a moron then. Swearing was novel and funny, gratuitous violence was synonymous with entertainment, and, hey, if there are some naked breasts that’s fantastic. Kick-Ass seems to embody those tastes, which makes sense to a certain extent since the protagonist is a teenager, but the book itself never rises above that level either. How sad is that?"

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