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Beatles-related Comic Books
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MagneticField
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18 July 2013 - 3.38pm

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

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AppleScruffJunior
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18 July 2013 - 6.25pm

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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19 July 2013 - 4.37pm

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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