I didn't take that into consideration. The HG HC will most likely the only "Kick-Ass" related tie-in that we will have going into the movie, unless the other two hardcover get movie related re-leases with new photo covers or something.
I kind of wish we got a novelization...I know these films are visual
but they combine that with plot and character development enough to create a brilliant unfolding and evolving story that I think would challenge any novelist, but then that's my two cents. Probably a good thing I'm not an editor