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.
Images to go with this episode at http://thepaullist.com/post/152618053595/prince-of-cats-by-ron-wimberly-image-comics-on
Mentioned in this episode:
Amazon Associates link to Prince of Cats: http://amzn.to/2ela6K7
Ron Wimberly’s piece ‘Lighten Up’ on the Nib: https://thenib.com/lighten-up-4f7f96ca8a7e
Seth Hahne’s description of his process for Monkess the Homunculus: http://imgur.com/a/kUbyj and the book itself: http://sethhahne.com/monkess/
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