1821 Comics has released a trailer for their upcoming cosmic and sci-fi super hero graphic novel, Romeo and Juliet: The War, hosted by Stan Lee.
Speaking of Stan "The Man," I had an opportunity to speak to him about Romeo and Juliet: The War at the recent NYCC.
Video via CBR
Paris Kasidokostas Latsis and Terry Dougas founders of 1821 Comics (www.1821comics.com) the comic book and graphic novel company and Comic legend Stan Lee, Founder, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment and his producing partner, President and COO of POW! Entertainment Gill Champion unveiled their new graphic novel book today ROMEO AND JULIET: THE WAR at New York Comic Con. ROMEO AND JULIET: THE WAR is a large coffee table graphic book with a futuristic and stylized retelling of William Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet tale which is set to hit stores nationwide on November 30. ROMEO AND JULIET: THE WAR marks the first in a series of projects 1821 Comics and Stan Lee are releasing together.
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 and artwork by Skan Srisuwan.