Kick-Ass #8

Writer: Steve Niles Artist: Marcelo Frusin Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: October 10, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
6.9Critic Rating
6.3User Rating

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Kick-Ass is building her own army in New Mexico. But now her men are being captured and tortured for information, and Hector Santos will stop at nothing until Kick-Ass is unmasked. Can Patience keep her identity-and her family-safe?

  • 10
    Impulse Gamer - Dan Lix Oct 10, 2018

    This is another excellent addition to the Kick-Ass series. My only criticism is that the issue ended. I want more! I'm eagerly awaiting the next issue in this series! I guess you could say that I'm lacking Patience. "I'll show myself out. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Oct 9, 2018

    OverallThis is another solid issue, which has set things in motion that are going to make for some epic battles in the months to come. While the cliffhanger is not as exciting as last month, it does have you gasping and wondering if the game is up for Patience. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Oct 10, 2018

    While Kick-Ass #8 showcases some craftsmanship in storytelling, the story itself, in words and visuals, never rises above its most base and ugly observations. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Crusaders - David Howard Oct 11, 2018

    As a veteran I am sympathetic to Patience as she seems to exhibit some signs of PTSD. However, Steve Niles fails to scratch the surface and explore the myriad of possibilities for this character. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Gizmo Oct 16, 2018

    We get it, "soldier's salary," you know, maybe if you actually kept the money you stole, you wouldn't be dependent on crime and murder.

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  • 6.5

    I'll admit that I picked up Mark Millar's rebooted Kick-Ass series because the lead character was black. It's a shallow reason but it's true. I was a fan of the original series because of the over the top violence and was interested in seeing what fresh perspective Mark could come up with now that the lead character was a Woman of color.

    Mixing the gender swap with the fact that she's a Veteran and single mother engaging in super-heroics is what piqued my interest beyond the race of the lead character. The problem is that the series has been drained of all tension and what we're left with is a bland version of Kick-Ass without any of the stakes of the original series.

    Patience (Kick-Ass) made it through the first arc more

  • 7.5
    jmprados Nov 1, 2018

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