In Review: Hit-Girl #1

HIT-GIRL IS BACK! The pint-sized Punisher-meets-Polly-Pocket has left America behind and set off to serve justice around the world.

Synopsis: HIT-GIRL IS BACK! The pint-sized Punisher-meets-Polly-Pocket has left America behind and set off to serve justice around the world. First stop: Colombia. A mother seeking vengeance for the murder of her child enlists Hit-Girl to destroy his killer, but Mindy has bigger plans for Colombia’s most feared hitman.

Review: Hit-Girl is back and readers will be able to catch her newest adventure tomorrow when Image Comics Unleash the pint-sized foul-mouthed psychopath on a brand new adventure.

With the retirement of the original Kick-Ass Mindy aka Hit-Girl is trying to break in a new partner, but doesn’t seem to be having a great deal of luck with the various candidates that are applying for the position through social media.

But it looks like social media could provide Hit-Girl with a few new interesting propositions that will allow her to travel and expand her murderous crime-fighting horizons and her first stop is Columbia.

There’s no doubt about it. No matter which way you slice it. Hit-Girl was the break out character in both the original Kick-Ass comics as well as the two movies and we get to see her once again in a new adventure, which presents a lot of interesting new possibilities for the psychotic crime fighter to do her thing.

Columbia is a brilliant idea for a location and the artwork from Ricardo Lopez Ortiz does a fantastic job of giving us a bit of that seedy South American underground vibe.

Mark Millar’s writing is as clear as ever and the voice of all these characters are so clear that I can already hear them in my head when reading the book.

With this being as spoiler-free a review as I can muster. I.E. not a blow by blow. All I can really say to encourage folks to pick this up is that its a first issue full of surprises with some great set up for what could well be the most international story to feature Hit-Girl.

And as ever Mindy aka Hit-Girl has some wonderfully witty retorts on hand to deal out to the bad guys as she cracks their skulls.

If you love Hit-Girl pick this up. You’ll not be disappointed.

Hit-Girl #1
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Ian Cullen is the founder of and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: When he is not writing for Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of You can contact ian at: [email protected]
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