Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night
Written By Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col
Art by Andy Belanger
Ink Assists by Adam Gorham
Colors By Shari Chankhamma
Lettering by Chris Mowry
Edits by Tom Waltz
Release Date: June 18, 2014
Cover Price: $3.99
Adventure, intrigue, and swashbuckling are a few of the things that await you in the thrilling tale of Kill Shakespeare: Mask of Night.
We’re introduced to the masked pirate captain named Cesario. After a thrilling battle, we see the spoils of his latest plunder. Instead of gold or jewels aboard the ship, he finds prisoners trapped in a small room. And among them, Juliet Capulet. Shaken from their prior adventures, Juliet and her fellow prisoners are brought aboard. Wanting to seize the opportunity, Cesario decides turn them to the Prodigals in exchange for a full pardon.
But things may not go as Cesario plans, as he receive opposition from amongst his ranks.
Now, this is the first time I’ve read a title of the Kill Shakespeare series, and in spite of that, writers Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col have gotten me interested in this title, and eagerly awaiting more!
Meanwhile, the art done by Andy Belanger is inviting to the to the eye, and the coloring by Shari Chankhamma complements its nautical theme. Together they give a pleasing atmosphere that draws the eyes.
These strong points, and an already developed world, are set for a newcomer to jump into should they be interested in it!