Shakespeare's Avengers From Quirk Books Coming This September!
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Shakespeare’s Avengers Coming from Quirk Books and Marvel Studios!

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BY March 28, 2021

One of quirk books’ most wondrous sellers is the Shakespearean Star Wars series. But, aside from Much Ado About Mean Girls and Get Thee Back…to the Future, they hath not yet maketh any others. However, yond’s about to changeth in a most epic manner. Because cometh in Septemb’r, Quirk Books and Marvel art releasing Shakespeare’s Avengers: the Complete Works. Verily, by complete, those gents and madams intend on all four Avengers movies, in Shakespearean style, in one booketh. Doth thee knoweth how like a silver bow yond is?

What Can Thee Expect from Quirk Books and Marvel Studios’ William Shakespeare’s Avengers

Shakespeare’s Avengers Quirk Books, Marvel Studios, William Shakespeare, Ian Doescher, Danny Schiltz, Star Wars, Plays Thou shalt be quizeth on the morrow! (Image: Quirk Books)

If’t be true thee has’t readeth Shakespeare’s Star Wars, then thou already knoweth how wonderous this single-volume series shall beest. As the publish’r describes in their product listing:

What if the most epic cinematic franchise of all time had been penned by the greatest playwright of all time? Wonder no more! William Shakespeare’s Avengers: The Complete Works reimagines all four films as plays by the Bard of Avon, complete with authentic meter and verse, stage directions, and entertaining Easter eggs. Fans will experience their favorite scenes, characters, and lines in a new—yet fully faithful—way, through monologues and dialogue by everyone from Captain America to Groot (’Tis I!).

Not only is Ian Doescher (Shakespeare’s Stat Wars) penning the four plays, but artist Danny Schiltz shall composeth illustrations throughout. However, taketh not’ith of the East’r Egg remark. P’rhaps we shall receiveth the Paul Bettany vision scene those gents cutteth from Avengers: Endgame? Or, haply, in Quirk Books and Marvel’s Shakespeare’s Avengers, we shall seeth Valkyrie as a que’r sup’rh’ro. Indeed, with this parody, th’re art nay limits to what those gents can doth.  Well, as longeth as the plays soundeth liketh this.


(Featr’d Image: Quirk Books)


Roman Colombo finished his MFA in 2010 and now teaches writing and graphic novel literature at various Philadelphia colleges. His first novel, Trading Saints for Sinners, was published in 2014. He's currently working on his next novel and hoping to find an agent soon.

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