Saturday, August 2, 2008

Random Saturday Morning Shakespeare Comic

Knight, Kevin.  "Untitled."   N.d.  N.p.
I don't really know anything about the author of this comic.  I just chanced upon it while searching Google images for pictures of Vietnam.  But I find it delightful.

It's something like "Hamlet as computer role-playing game."  But, like a study of the play itself, the game lacks the vocabulary necessary to tidy up one of the most complex dramatic works in the history of human civilization!

It's also a very nice distillation of III.iii (the scene that makes its way into Last Action Hero, for which, q.v.).

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