Freddie Mercury Comic Book Now Available
Freddie Mercury was the King – or Queen, if you will – of the Glam Rock movement of the 70′s. Know for over-the-top, intricately theatrical live shows, Freddie always fed off of the crowd’s energy.
He was a prolific songwriter who used every musical style known, and twisted it to fit his needs. While his phenomenal career was overshadowed by his sexual orientation – and later, death caused by AIDS at the young age of 45- Freddie was truly one of the rock-worlds top wordsmiths, and will forever be remembered as one of the best to ever take the stage.
In a continuing effort to bring the past musician’s stories to today’s music fans, Bluewater Productions has released a new comic book featuring Mr. Mercury. Check out the press release below:
Bluewater Productions announced plans to release a new comic book biography on the life of Freddie Mercury who will be part of the popular Tribute series.
Tribute: Freddie Mercury is released this week and will be available in print & digital.
Written by Mike Lynch and Manuel Díaz there will be seven alternate exclusive covers by Michael Troy and Graham Hill.
The comic book will also be available digitally in Spanish.
Freddie Mercury was one of the best performers of his generation. Now read the story behind the legend. His childhood in the paradise island of Zanzibar, his exile to England, and then going on to become the front man for one of the greatest bands of all time Queen. This special comic book is a tribute of his life and accompaniments he made to the world of music.
“Mercury’s story is a fascinating one, from his birth in Zanzibar, being forced to flee his homeland at an early age to his rise to Rock Royalty in the U K and then onto global conquest. His work has gone on to inspire generations of musicians. He will always be remembered as one of the greatest performers in music history and it was an honor to have worked on this biography”, said writer Mike Lynch.
“The Tribute line of comic books tells the stories of people that have made a significant difference in the world while they were with us that,” says Bluewater publisher, Darren G. Davis “It is a way for us to honor these people who have made a difference in the world.”
“Not only is this a great way to understand the importance of his contribution to music, but a great tool for kids to read about him in a different medium,” added Davis. ”Our biography comic books are now taught in schools and libraries for students and reluctant readers”.
Print copies of Tribute: Freddie Mercury can be ordered for $3.99 at Comic Flea Market here: http://bit.ly/XKXzyo
You can download this title on Wowio, ComiXology, DriveThru Comics, Google Play, My Digital Comics, Overdrive, Iverse, iTunes, Kindle, Biblioboard, ComicBin, Nook, Kobo and wherever eBooks are sold.
Bluewater has focused on other music icons in the past such as Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Keith Richards and more. A new graphic novel featuring these musicians will be out in June called Icons of Rock and Rock.
Bluewater Comics biography comic book series has been featured on CNN, The Today Show and in Billboard, Rolling Stone, People Magazine as well as many other publication and media outlets.
To download a five-page preview plus covers please click here: http://WWW.BLUEWATERPROD.COM/comics/FreddieMercury.zip