Beatle Manager Brian Epstein To Be Featured In Graphic Novel

Beatles manager Brian Epstein is about to have his story told in a new comic book.

Epstein, who managed the Beatles in the 1960s, will be featured in the new comic The Fifth Beatle, set to be released sometime later this year. The comic will be written by Vivek J. Tiwary, who also wrote the Green Day musical American Idiot.

"I could really relate to a lot of the struggles Brian had. Telling his story is a very passionate labour of love for me," Tiwary told the Wall Street Journal.

"I wanted to work in artist management, I wanted to manage bands. I thought, 'If I'm going to manage bands, I should study the great artist managers'."

Artwork for The Fifth Beatle has been provided by Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker, while Tiwary has also confirmed plans to make the story as a film in the future.

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