Classics Illustrated #13 - Macbeth
(1997)

Acclaim / Valiant, 1997 Series
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Price
4.99 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Acclaim Books
Brand
Acclaim Books Study Guide
ISBN
1-57840-014-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
716892004995 00014
Editing
Madeleine Robins (credited); Gregg Sanderson (assistant editor, credited); Scott Friedlander (design, credited)

Issue Notes

Not numbered anywhere in the book.
Keywords
Shakespeare

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Classics Illustrated / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as Case] (signed)
Inks
? [as Case] (signed)
Colors
VanHook Studios (credited)

Genre
historical
Characters
Lady Macbeth; Lord Macbeth; witches

Look for These New Classics Illustrated Study Guides (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Classics Illustrated / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Colors
VanHook Studios (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publishing information and credits.
"Classics Illustrated: Macbeth © Twin Circle Publishing Co., a division of Frawley Enterprises; licensed to First Classics, Inc."

Macbeth (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
William Shakespeare (original, credited); Lorenze Graham (adaptation, credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum (credited)
Inks
Alex Blum (credited)
Colors
VanHook Studios (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
King Duncan (dies); Ross; The Three Witches; Banquo (dies); Lady Macbeth; MacDuff; Lennox;
Malcolm; Donalbain; hired murderers; Lady MacDuff (dies); MacDuff's son (dies); Lady Macbeth's maid; a doctor; Macbeth (dies)
Synopsis
Macbeth and his wife, acting out the prophecies of witches, murder their way to the top so that Macbeth becomes king. But the deeds sit uneasy on their heads, and both go mad: the lady taking her own life and Macbeth battling with abandon to his death, with MacDuff.
Reprints

Macbeth William Shakespeare (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 15.6 pages (report information)

Script
Karen Karbiener (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum (credited)
Inks
Alex Blum (credited)
Colors
VanHook Studios (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Essay on William Shakespeare and the play Macbeth. Sections on "The Author", "Character Analysis", "The Plot", "Themes", and "Study Questions". Illustrations are panels from the comic story, with a small drawing of Shakespears.

Seeing a Show, Elizabethan Style (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Karen Karbiener (credited)
Pencils
Johannes de Witt (credited)
Inks
Johannes de Witt (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Information on staging a show and the audiences' habits in 1500s England.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 2-3 of Macbeth William Shakespeare essay.
Drawing is an excerpt from a 1596 drawing.

The History of Macbeth (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Karen Karbiener (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Information on the real life historical story behind the play.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 5-6 of Macbeth William Shakespeare essay.

Reading Shakespeare's Verse (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Karen Karbiener (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to read iambic pentameter blank verse.

Indexer Notes

At top of page 9 of Macbeth William Shakespeare essay.

Collect Them All! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Classics Illustrated / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[One of the greatest plays...] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Classics Illustrated
  2. 1. Look for These New Classics Illustrated Study Guides
    Classics Illustrated
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Macbeth
  5. 4. Macbeth William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Seeing a Show, Elizabethan Style
  7. 6. The History of Macbeth
  8. 7. Reading Shakespeare's Verse
  9. 8. Collect Them All!
    Classics Illustrated
  10. 9. [One of the greatest plays...]
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