#Shakespeare400: “What if Shakespeare…?”

Google the phrase “What if Shakespeare…?”, and the first entry to show up (4/9/16) is a website dedicated to mini-comics that provide alternative endings to Shakespeare’s plays.Shakespearean What-Ifs — Good Tickle Brain which features the work of  Mya, artist and librarian who was introduced to Shakespeare at  eight or nine years old, and has been addicted ever since. She drew the firstShakespearean What-If in five hours for Mini-Comics Day at the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Library.

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Her “What ifs…” feature alternate Shakespearean timelines that “…hinge on a single moment Tragedies could so easily become comedies, and comedies could so easily end in tears.”
Here’s a look at some alternate Shakespearean timelines that she offers for print:

If you are so inclined, feel free to download the Hamlet PDF and print them out full size (no scaling to fit page, thank you) Also Julius Caesar

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