“This comic features sex, pirates, swordfights, poetry, AND people puking. It’s basically classic Shakespeare?” —Ryan North (Creator, To Be or Not To Be—That is the Adventure, Writer, Adventure Time Comics)
Hamlet, Juliet, Othello, and Shakespeare have barely escapted the destruction of Prospero’s Island. But the island has not completely loosened its grip on our heroes as madness and memories threaten to turn them against each other.
Meanwhile, the Pirate Captain Cesario and his first mate—and lover—Viola patrol the Sea of Messaline in their ship, The Boreas, always on the hunt for easy prey...
KILL SHAKESPEARE: THE MASK OF NIGHT #1:
“A Notable Pirate”
Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col
Andy Belanger Adam Gorham INK ASSISTS BY
Shari Chankhamma COLORS BY
Chris Mowry LETTERING BY
Tom Waltz EDITS BY
STANDARD COVER Art by Andy Belanger Colors by Shari Chankhamma
SUBSCRIPTION COVER Art by J.K. Woodward
Special thanks to Keith WTS Morris, Martha Cornog, Dr. Toby Malone, Sam Zimmerman, Tom Waltz, Chris Ryall, Jerry Bennington, Nate Murray, Nathan McNair, David Hedgecock, Dirk Wood, Greg Goldstein, Mike Ford, Alan Payne and everyone at IDW, Wolf Plancke, Thomas Vande Giste, Ryan North, Geoff Moore, Alice Quinn.
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