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Top 100 Comics of 2014 – #15-11

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Top 100 Comics of 2014 – #50-46

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Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night 3+4

Juliet, Hamlet and Captain Cesario must
escape the clutches of mutinous Viola and her pirate crew or else face an even
larger threat – the cannibal Lucius.
Writers:
Anthony Del Col
Conor McCreery
Artist:
Andy Belanger
Publisher:
IDW
It made more sense to review these two
issues, not only because #3 leaves little to talk about, but also the last two
issues for a sort of mini arc within this mini series. Now that Viola has
overthrown Cesario and become captain of the Boreas, we’re into a new sort arc
of sorts, as we deal with Lucius Andronicus, a cannibal and overall despicable
person (you can imagine the artist reading the Game of Thrones series heavily
and being inspired by that series’ descriptions of it’s own brutal sadist).
For long running fans of the series, it ties
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Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night 2

Mutiny! With Titus’s deadly battleship in
hot pursuit and Hamlet and Juliet’s lives in the balance, Viola must either
defend her lover Captain Cesario’s decision to protect their stowaways, or lead
a full-stage pirate mutiny against him.

Writers:
Anthony Del Col
Conor McCreery
Artist:
Andy Belanger
Publisher:
IDW
It’s issue 2 of this new series of Kill
Shakespeare and the crew of The Boreas are being pursued by the most feared of
Titus Andronicus’ ships, The Lavinia. Under this pressure, the crew are forced
to consider if they should mutiny or stick to the plan lain down by a captain
they no longer know or trust.
Issue two turns up the tension quite a bit,
as several key members feel on another out amongst the larger tension of trying
to skirt by a ship that is their supe...
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Kill Shakespeare: The Mask of Night 1

The award-winning series returns with a
high seas tale of pirate battles, vengeance and lost love. Hamlet, Juliet,
Othello and Shakespeare become pawns in a deadly game of survival between the
legendary masked pirate Captain Cessario, his first mate Viola, and the new
terror on the water, Titus Andronicus’ forbidding war ship The Lavinia.

Writers:
Anthony Del Col
Conor McCreery
Artist:
Andy Belanger
Publisher:
IDW
Everyone knows about Shakespeare right?
That’s what IDW’s series is out to prove. Considering it’s on it’s 4th
volume, you can’t argue with it. A world where all of Shakespeare’s characters
are real and are at war with one another, with the eternal bard at the centre,
it’s been a critically acclaimed hit that many people have had the pleasure of
reading...
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