Interview: John Romita Jr. on career planning, Kick-Ass and rape scenes

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John Romita Jr. talks about facing a world of options for his career and addresses concerns over Kick-Ass 2.

SDCC13: Stuntmen Become Real Superheroes By Saving Jumper

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TweetStuntmen on location to rig stunts for a “Kick-Ass 2″ party save a distraught woman from jumping. Police were called about 2:40 p.m, but before they arrived the stunt men grabbed some harness rigging and scaled a security fence at the 33-story high-rise. They talked to a security officer who told them the woman was […]

Fight! Jim Carrey vs Mark Millar over Kick-Ass 2 gun violence

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Tweet The fight will be gentlemanly fisticuffs only. Carrey—who has been coming out pretty strongly for gun control in recent months—portrays Colonel Stars and Stripes in the KICK-ASS 2 film coming out in August. (BTW, we get a strong Sergeant Hatred vibe from this, image; do you?) But in two weekend tweets, Carrey distanced himself […]

A Snap Seen Around the World: What Happens when Superhero Films Get Grim?

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TweetThe biggest success for comics over the past five years hasn’t actually been comics at all: it’s been the movie industry. Superhero films are gigantically big business now, with The Avengers pulling in over a billion dollars worldwide, and the industry paying top-dollar for any new comic rights they can get their hands on. At […]