Bonetti’s Defense

Bonetti Cover for PressBonetti’s Defense is a comic explaining the various fencing references in The Princess Bride movie and book.

In the film, all of the names – Bonetti, Capo Ferro, Thibault, Agrippa – mentioned by Inigo Montoya and The Dread Pirate Roberts during their “chatty duel” atop the Cliffs of Insanity are references to actual fencing masters. And in the book, there are additional references to MacBane, Fabris, Sainct-Didier, and Marozzo.

This comic also includes a brief section about the Dread Pirate Roberts and the real historical figure for which he is named.