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The Crimson Cage

Published by Artists, Writers & Artisans
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Double double toil and rumble…Brace yourself for a No-Holds-Bard reimagining of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth from the critically-acclaimed creators of Sink. New Orleans, 1984. Chuck Frenzy is the main event star of the local Louisiana pro wrestling territory, but yearns for something greater. A fateful encounter with a trio of terrifying beings in the Bayou gives Chuck a glimpse of championship glory beyond his wildest dreams…if he is willing to do something terrible to achieve it. Join writer John Lees (Hotell) and artist Alex Cormack (Sea of Sorrows) for a thrilling new vision of the classic tale of ambition and madness,. World Champion Van Emerald is in Louisiana, and Chuck Frenzy is destined to be his successor. But is Chuck really willing to do what is necessary to make the prophecy a reality? Sometimes, to be the man, you gotta kill the man…

About The Author

John Lees is an award-winning comic book writer from Glasgow, Scotland. He
is best known for his work on acclaimed horror series AND THEN EMILY
WAS GONE, with artist Iain Laurie, and hard-boiled Glasgow crime saga
SINK, drawn by frequent collaborator Alex Cormack.
John's other credits include superhero drama THE STANDARD, serial killer
nightmare quest QUILTE, and a story for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA
TURTLES UNIVERSE. His latest projects are MOUNTAINHEAD, a snow-
swept thriller from IDW Publishing, working with artist Ryan Lee, and
HOTELL, a horror anthology series from AWA Upshot, featuring artist Dalibor Talajic.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Artists, Writers & Artisans (July 12, 2022)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781953165336

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