Prince of Cats by Ronald Wimberly Image Comics

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Prince of Cats by Ronald Wimberly Image Comics

Our Tuesday Trade Paperback is actually a Hardcover, a reprint by Image Comics of Ron Wimberly’s ‘Prince of Cats,’ his B-side remix of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet story but centered on the character Tybalt. Iambic pentameter, samurai swords, and hip hop culture in 1980′s Brooklyn. Wimberly interweaves cultural resources that give pulsating life to the Tybalt character in a new context. Let’s dig deep.

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