This expanded edition includes a sketchbook and Beatles memorabilia bonus section with behind-the-scenes insights from writer Vivek Tiwary and artists Kyle Baker and Andrew Robinson--expanded to include eight pages unique to this edition!
The Fifth Beatle recounts the untold true story of Brian Epstein—the visionary manager who created Beatlemania and guided the Beatles from basement gigs to unprecedented international stardom. It’s also an uplifting, inspirational human story about the struggle to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. This critically acclaimed and multiple award winning graphic novel has been added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives! This new edition includes a revised sketchbook and Beatles memorabilia bonus section with behind-the-scenes insights from writer Vivek Tiwary and artist Andrew Robinson—expanded to include eight pages unique to this edition!
“If anyone was ‘The Fifth Beatle’ it was Brian.”
#1 New York Times bestseller
Eisner and Harvey Award winner
Lambda Literary Award finalist (Best LGBT Graphic Novel)
American Library Association Great Book for Teens
“Heartbreaking, exhilarating and unexpected . . . A complete triumph.”
—The Hollywood Reporter
"Abounds with emotional moments . . . Filled with vibrant images."
—The New York Times
“10/10 . . . Brilliant in every aspect.”
–IGN’s Best Graphic Novel, 2013