David Bowie in Comics! (NBM Comics Biographies)

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Born David Robert Jones in the suburbs of London, the young boy cultured on jazz and influenced by early rock-n-roll would rise to be a star. David Bowie was known for genre-spanning music represented by many personas, often reflecting his progressive views of gender identity and sexuality. Starting his rise to fame as Davy Jones before becoming David Bowie, he became Ziggy Stardust, Halloween Jack, and the Thin White Duke. Beyond the music, movies, and fashionable stage personalities, Bowie left his mark as the man of a thousand faces, sent from outer space to bring a message of hope to Earth.

David Bowie in Comics is a graphic novel of the life and career of a most beloved cultural icon. Each of the twenty chapters is illustrated by a different artist. The script by Thierry Lamy complements the artwork. The biographical text by Nicholas Finet makes this a book for any fan of David Bowie. The artwork ranges from colorful, like many of his onstage avatars, to dark motifs, as in space. With a life as complex as Bowie’s, this is a great ode to the Starman. From Space Oddity to Blackstar, this book will have you dancing in the street.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Thierry Lamy
Page Count 176 pages
Publisher NBM Publishing
Publish Date 14-Jun-2022
ISBN 9781681122984
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Issue June 2022
Category Sequential Art