She also gets him to teach her how to be a normal kid, and get along with other girls somewhat older than herself.The character, named in the end credits as Mindy Macready, appears in the 2010 film adaptation Kick-Ass, and the 2013 sequel Kick-Ass 2.She has proven herself capable of defeating large groups of armed thugs wielding only a pair of swords or a double-bladed pole-arm.She is also an excellent marksman and proficient with practically all firearms from pistols to automatic rifles.Australian Family Association spokesman John Morrissey claimed that "the language [was] offensive and the values inappropriate; without the saving grace of the bloodless victory of traditional superheroes".
She is also an expert driver with her vehicle of choice being a custom high-powered motorcycle.
Jane Goldman, one of the two co-writers of the first film's script, said, "We just really wanted Hit-Girl to be a character who, in a sense, simply happens to be an eleven-year-old girl, in the same way that Ripley in Alien could have been a guy but the part happened to be played by Sigourney Weaver." Goldman said that Mindy "is genuinely dangerous, she's genuinely mad.
It's not her fault: she's been raised in this environment where she doesn't know anything different.
I think she also doesn't want special treatment because she's a girl." Romita compared how Big Daddy raised Hit-Girl to how parents of juvenile professional athletes raise their children. Moretz said that it was entertaining to illustrate the differences between Mindy and her superheroine identity "for me, 'cause it's almost like an alternate personality".
Romita added "They become unconscious athletes, almost to a fault. Lewis Wallace of Wired said that Mindy "gets all the good lines, capping every Tarantino-scale bloodletting with a foul-mouthed joke".
Millar added he and Vaughn "were quite surprised about that.