FILM LEGEND JOHN WAYNE LIFE STORY GETS COMIC BOOK TREATMENT

Storm Entertainment is releasing a new comic book biography this week on the legendary John Wayne. Tribute: John Wayne will be released in both print and digital this week.

Few actors achieve the level of fame afforded silver screen icon John Wayne. Born Marion Mitchell Morrison, his distinct vocal cadence, intimidating physical presence, and signature look made him a box office draw for 30 years. Although he’s been gone for 36 years, his legacy remains.

The 24-page comic book, written by Steve Urena, illustrated by Vincenzo Sansone. It will feature two collectible covers.

The Tribute line of comic books tells the stories of the classic entertainers that have passed on,” says Storm Entertainment’s publisher, Darren G. Davis “It is a way for us to honor these people who have made a difference in the world.

Previous classic Hollywood subjects that have been featured in the “Tribute” line include Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Capra, George Reeves, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe and James Dean.

Print copies of the book can be ordered at Comic Flea Market for $3.99.

Tribute: John Wayne is available on your e-reader from iTunes, Kindle, Nook, ComiXology, DriveThru Comics, Google Play, My Digital Comics, Overdrive, Iverse, Biblioboard, Flipkart, ComicBin, Axis360,  Blio, Entitle, Comicblender, Kobo and wherever eBooks are sold.

The “Tribute” series serves as a pop culture companion to Storm Entertainment’s successful “Female Force,” “Political Power,” “Orbit,” and “Fame” series. The biography comic form allows Storm’s talented writers to delve into the history of certain newsworthy figures and explore what shaped them. Storm Entertainment’s biographical comic books have been featured on CNN, Politico, Roll Call, The Today Show, FOX News, and in People Magazine among thousands of others.

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