The critically-acclaimed series that pits Shakespeare’s greatest heroes and villains against one another returns with a tale that helps explain how it all began.
Juliet Lives! It is five months after the death of Romeo, where an angry, heart-broken Juliet still mourns. When another death, this time a murder, again strikes close to her heart, the young woman must work to uncover who the murderer is–lest she become the next victim.
Juliet is a perfect entry point for new readers to the Kill Shakespeare Universe.
Series Overview: Volume 5 of 5.
Publication History: TR original
Collects the four-issue series.
One the most famous women in literature, William Shakespeare’s Juliet, takes center stage in this compelling graphic novel.
Series co-creator Conor McCreery and artist Corin Howell (Transformers, Bat Mite) team up for the newest chapter of the award-winning series.
A combination of Fables, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Lord of the Rings, Kill Shakespeare offers a remixed re-envisioning of the greatest characters of all-time, featuring action, romance, comedy, lust, drama and bloody violence.
Publicity: Digital review copy made available to 3000 industry and press contacts
Kill Shakespeare has received accolades from The New York Times, NPR, Wired, Publishers Weekly, Ain’t It Cool News, Patton Oswalt, Fangoria, and more
Author and artist interviews, and exclusive content reveals in comic media (Bleeding Cool, CBR, Comics Alliance, etc)
Trade show promotion: Wonder Con 2017, C2E2 2017, San Diego Comic-Con 2017, New York Comic Con 2017, more
Trailer and Gif promotions
Library push: Advance copies mailed out for review: Shelf Awareness, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, etc.
Social Media: Promotion through a variety of social media; Facebook (128k), Twitter (98.8k), Tumblr (25k), with a feature on IDWpublishing.com.
Inclusion in Direct-to-consumer Newsletter (40,000 unique and engaged fans)
Cross promotion in IDW’s monthly titles (Circulation over 350,000)
Inclusion in targeted Creator Visions magazine/catalog (Circulation 25,000)