Stan Lee's Romeo and Juliet: The War Graphic Novel Now Available
It's no secret mash-ups of classic literature and horror/sci-fi themes are all the rage right now, and the latest to jump on the bandwagon is none other than comic legend Stan Lee, whose highly anticipated graphic novel Romeo and Juliet: The War recently hit all major bookstores nationwide.
From the Press Release:
Romeo and Juliet: The War is the brainchild of Stan Lee; Paris Kasidokostas Latsis and Terry Dougas, founders of 1821 Comics; and Lee’s producing partner, Gill Champion, President and COO of POW! Entertainment.
Romeo and Juliet: The War is a futuristic and stylized retelling of William Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet tale. The project has garnered a tremendous amount of acclaim from comic book fans and Stan Lee enthusiasts. Romeo and Juliet: The War takes Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers and places them in the futuristic sci-fi/fantasy Empire of Verona, the most powerful territory on Earth. The Montagues, powerful cyborgs made of artificial DNA, and the Capulets, genetically enhanced humans known for their speed and agility, worked in tandem to destroy all threats to the city. With no one left to fight, the Montagues and Capulets found themselves a new enemy: each other.
Romeo and Juliet: The War is printed as a beautiful large coffee table book with the story re-imagined by Stan Lee and Terry Dougas, written by Max Work with artwork by Skan Srisuwan. The book is available as a hardcover collector’s edition and in paperback.
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