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18 July 2013
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I was wondering what some of the best Beatles-related comic books were. 

Also, has anyone else read "Baby's In Black - The story of Astrid Kirchherr & Stuart Sutcliffe." I saw it in B&N last year and I thought it was nicely done, but was not written by Astrid. Here is a link to it. 

 

http://goodcomics.comicbookres.....s-in-black

18 July 2013
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Ah the graphic novels, I want to get Baby's In Black for Christmas but it looks like a new edition is coming out in 2014 so I'll probably wait until then.

I haven't read any of these but here is another graphic novel you might like:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Beat.....im_sbs_b_6

The majority of Beatles-graphic novel do not seem to be well received though :/

 

 

 

 

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I don't know anything about comic books, but this collection looks really cool:

http://www.itsnicethat.com/art.....mic-strips

Take a look at that "Little Annie Fanny Meets The Bleatles" and note the mismatched names! (All except the always-recognizable Ringo, of course.) I wonder why Kurtzman didn't bother to give them individual fake names like "Gorge" or "Bingo" to go along with altered band name? I actually used to own the magazine that that comic originally appeared in (in English), an old 1965 issue of Playboy that I found while visiting grandparents and appropriated for myself. (Hey, I was a teenager...)

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I just read Baby's In Black. I love it. It's a tear jerker. And I love how it pays homage to Elvis as well.

The book was created with input from Astrid. It's a nice love story and made me appreciate that part of Beatles history a little more.

Highly recommended.

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Expert Textpert said
I just read Baby's In Black. I love it. It's a tear jerker. And I love how it pays homage to Elvis as well.

The book was created with input from Astrid. It's a nice love story and made me appreciate that part of Beatles history a little more.

Highly recommended.  

I own it, but have yet to read it. Good to see it has ET's recommendation. 

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It's a very quick read, too.

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