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Review Group Week 218 - KILL SHAKESPEARE #1

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Postby ****** » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:05 am

ImageThe Review Group is covering Kill Shakespeare #1 and we want YOU to post a review.

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Do you like Shakespeare?  Do you like comic books?  Do you want see what happens when the two converge and write a review and discuss the book in depth with other members of the Outhouse community?  Yes, yes of course you do. 

See that 'Post A Comment' button a little ways down the page?  Click it already!  Follow the tips in the first post and by this time next week you can see your review posted along side your fellow reviewers here on the front page of The Outhouse just like everyone who reviewed last week's pick, S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 .

ImageKill Shakespeare #1

Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col (w)
Andy Belanger (a)

What Fables does for fairy tales, Kill Shakespeare does with the greatest writer of all time. This dark take on the Bard pits his greatest heroes (Hamlet, Juliet, Othello Falstaff) against his most menacing villains (Richard III, Lady Macbeth, Iago) in an epic adventure to find and kill a reclusive wizard named William Shakespeare. This debut— featuring a full 32-page story—will change the way you look at Shakespeare forever. • $3.99

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Postby ****** » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:06 am

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Postby 3MJ » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:30 am

Did Old Man skip last week because I downloaded Blackest Night rather than pay for it? :lol: That's the greatest thing I've heard since Watchmen.
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:38 am

I'm going to try and get Fourthman kicked out.

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Postby ****** » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:51 am

Punchy wrote:I'm going to try and get Fourthman kicked out.


I fully support your efforts in this endeavor.
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Postby Punchy » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:53 am

amlah6 wrote:I fully support your efforts in this endeavor.


Expose the fake, rescue the Real Fourthman.
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:14 am

Only Elizabethan insults in the Kill Shakespeare thread, plz/thx.
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Punchy

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Postby Punchy » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:14 am

Spicy Dickspeare wrote:Only Elizabethan insults in the Kill Shakespeare thread, plz/thx.


I bite my thumb at you.
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guitarsmashley

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Postby guitarsmashley » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:10 am

when did miller dump lynn Varney?
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:16 am

Daaaaaaaaaaaaamn, I can't be arsed to read all that shite, especially her verse.
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thefourthman

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Postby thefourthman » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:22 am

Foresooth, what sayeth thee?

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Postby ****** » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:28 am

Spicy Dickspeare wrote:Daaaaaaaaaaaaamn, I can't be arsed to read all that shite, especially her verse.


The lady doth protest too much.
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Zero

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Postby Zero » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:20 pm

I'm tempted to try writing a review in iambic pentameter, but then again I am full of shit...
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:25 pm

thefourthman wrote:Foresooth, what sayeth thee?


Here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the King's English:

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2010/04/12/ ... akespeare/

amlah6 wrote:
Spicy Dickspeare wrote:Daaaaaaaaaaaaamn, I can't be arsed to read all that shite, especially her verse.


The lady doth protest too much.


Apparently, she is an irksome, brawling scold.

But really, Kimberly Cox?

I do hope we have some English majors here, that link will show you why no one invites you to parties. Good grief! She starts out with how inaccessible Shakespeare is, how no one understands it (except her and her ilk, presumably :roll: ), then goes on to say that anyone can write like Shakespeare, badly, with some painfully droll-panties Fakespeare to boot, and rounds out her review by telling the writer of the comic how he should've done his job--something only bad critics do.

Apparently only Shakespeare scholars get to milk that sacred cow. And no, I don't wish the comic were done entirely in bad Fakespeare--I don't even think I'd read it if it were.
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Tintin Quarantino

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Postby Tintin Quarantino » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:26 pm

Zero wrote:I'm tempted to try writing a review in iambic pentameter, but then again I am full of shit...


Reviews in Fakespeare would be awesome! I'd do it myself if I weren't lazy.

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