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Review Group Week 218 - KILL SHAKESPEARE #1

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Kerny

Review Grouper

Postby Kerny » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:30 pm

Kill Shakespeare 1

Poem- style

This comic was a bit of a bore
it needed blood, tits, and gore
Kerny's not a big shakespeare buff
so I didn't really dig this stuff

The art, I did not like at all
If i were to use hyperbole, it sucked bawls
To the land of ebay I shall visit
selling for what I paid, exquisite

Story 4
Art 4

Overall 4.

Heh, that was bad. Fun, but bad :P
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guitarsmashley

Regular-Sized Poster

Postby guitarsmashley » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:35 pm

amlah6 wrote:Bullshit. Punchy makes great picks!


but just like Jude completely predictable bullshit.
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Eric Ratcliffe

Staff Writer

Postby Eric Ratcliffe » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:18 pm

Punchy wrote:I hate the ash cloud.

Maybe the Brits can review 2000 AD instead?


Or some classic captain britian? :lol:
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:19 pm

doombug wrote:Or some classic captain britian? :lol:


I don't have my trade with me at Uni :(

It's either 2000 AD, Viz, or The Beano.
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Eric Ratcliffe

Staff Writer

Postby Eric Ratcliffe » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:24 pm

Punchy wrote:I don't have my trade with me at Uni :(

It's either 2000 AD, Viz, or The Beano.


at least you have a valid excuse not to read the X book in question. :lol:
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Windom URL

Rain Partier

Postby Windom URL » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:32 pm

I thought Twigglet has never even seen a 2000AD prog? :?

Either way I won't read it, mine don't get here until the end of the month.
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guitarsmashley

Regular-Sized Poster

Postby guitarsmashley » Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:06 pm

looks like I wont be reviewing dead bill because I don't care.
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48THRiLLS

Review Grouper

Postby 48THRiLLS » Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:12 pm

Kill Shakespeare #1
I guess I should review this now... it was okay. As other reviewers have stated trying to compare this to Fables and LoEG is silly and right away that booms expectations. I am really not that well rehearsed in Shakespeare, I mean I know who the characters are but I can't recall much of the specifics of his tales. I am not sure if this was good enough for me to check out the next issue, I dunno if it was poor execution or the fact that I just didn't give a shit... maybe both. The art was actually not so bad, nothing extraordinary but it wasn't offensive to look at either. I think I may have enjoyed this a bit more if I paid attention in high school when they made me read this shit for real.

STORY - 5

ART - 7

OVERALL - 6.5

******

Postby ****** » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:51 pm

Punchy wrote:I hate the ash cloud.

Maybe the Brits can review 2000 AD instead?


Anyone who can't get next week's book because of the Volcano can have a Reviewer's Choice week. Brit comics, webcomics, old comics (pref a Claremont X book ;)) whatevs.
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Chubbles

Twenty-Something

Postby Chubbles » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:16 pm

Review of Kill Shakespeare

Thanks to the only good Dutchman alive, Amlah :D

Just finished reading this, it wasn't awful but it certainly wasn't very good either. I have a minor recollection of characters like hamlet, othello and such since we read those plays in school. The art was ok, not really my style but it didn't detract from the story. I like pirates, i really do, and i'd love there to be a book out there where i could get my fix of pirates but this will not be that book. The writing is bland and the supernatural aspects didn't help. It was also a bit confusing at times and i had to re-read a few panels to understand better what was going on. Overall this wasn't a bad book but its in no way good enough for me to check out issue 2.

Story 4
Art 5
Overall 4.5
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Chubbles

Twenty-Something

Postby Chubbles » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:24 pm

Takeda is awesome by the way, nice pick Jude
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Punchy

Staff Writer

Postby Punchy » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:08 am

amlah6 wrote:Anyone who can't get next week's book because of the Volcano can have a Reviewer's Choice week. Brit comics, webcomics, old comics (pref a Claremont X book ;)) whatevs.


Hmm, I'll try and find an old Claremont back-issue then.

******

Postby ****** » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:55 am

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http://www.theouthousers.com/content/view/7574/176/
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Windom URL

Rain Partier

Postby Windom URL » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:09 am

Nice job as always, Amlah6.
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thefourthman

Outhouse Editor

Postby thefourthman » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:16 am

why would anybody, except those most cynical
want to read more musing by me most lyrical?

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