Media Release — Image Comics is pleased to announce that the beloved KICK-ASS series is back with an all new story arc and the perfect jumping-on point for new readers this September in KICK-ASS: THE NEW GIRL, VOL. 1 by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. This trade paperback will collect issues #1-6 of THE NEW GIRL story arc.
KICK-ASS: THE NEW GIRL, VOL. 1, Kick-Ass returns readier than ever to wipe out the city’s criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there’s a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski’s shoes? WHO IS THE NEW KICK-ASS?
KICK-ASS: THE NEW GIRL, VOL. 1 (ISBN: 978-1-5343-0832-9, Diamond Code: JAN188525) will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, September 12th and bookstores on Tuesday, September 18th. The final order cutoff deadline for comic book stores is Monday, August 6th.
It can be pre-ordered on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, IndieBound, and Indigo.
Select praise for KICK-ASS: THE NEW GIRL:
“Off to a marvelous start and I can’t wait to see where they take us.” —Black Nerd Problems
“I loved the introduction to the new Kick-Ass story arc, believing it to be a solid and impactful start. I find the new direction, new characters and new setting to be a refreshing shift in the Kick-Ass saga. I’m really looking forward to seeing Patience grow throughout her journey as Kick-Ass, and seeing where her new life will take her.” —Impulse Gamer
“Knocked it out of the park.” —Outright Geekery
“Turns everything you think you know about Kick-Ass on its head and presents a less comedic version of the character who has real issues balancing life with the job of a vigilante.” —SciFiPulse
“A kinetic and fun comic book reading experience.” —Monkeys Fighting Robots
“Hits the mark with its lead protagonist, Patience, whose realism and sense of self-perseverance sets her apart from other characters in the medium.” —ComicsVerse