His madness is poor Hamlet’s enemy.

There must be some good graphic novel version of this particular line of thought. Hamlet’s madness lying in wait for him until shortly after his father’s funeral (and his mother’s wedding) and then pouncing! Hamlet fights back, and in the process, loses many things. His madness takes him over and breaks up with Ophelia, kills her father and leaps into her grave to challenge her brother. Meanwhile, poor non-mad Hamlet cowers in a corner, bound and gagged. It’s not clear when mad Hamlet is banished and non-mad Hamlet is released.

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