New Comic Book Chronicles the Life and Legacy of Trailblazer Tina Turner

TidalWave Comics

In honor of what would have marked her 84th birthday on November 26th, Tina Turner’s enduring legacy takes center stage in a newly released comic book.

Crafted by TidalWave Comics, Turner is the latest icon to be recognized within the pages of the comic’s “Tribute” series. Penned by Michael Frizell and brought to life by Ramon Salas’ illustrations, “Tribute Tina Turner” meticulously recounts the life journey of the revered Queen of Rock and Roll across 22 vibrant pages. It delves into her artistic growth, her turbulent marriage with Ike Turner, and showcases her unyielding strength in the aftermath of a challenging divorce.

“It’s bittersweet to write about the loss of Tina Turner because I grew up admiring her and listening to her music,” said Michael Frizell in an interview with theGrio. “Her ability to engage concertgoers and listeners is unmatched.” 

In addition to Turner, the Tribute series spotlights legendary entertainers who have impacted the world, including Prince, Whitney Houston, and Donna Summer. 

“Tribute: Tina Turner” is available to purchase now in both digital and print formats.

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Ayanna Nicole

Hi! I’m Ayanna, a writer and artist. Although I graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with two degrees in art and psychology, I’ve had a passion for writing for as long as I can remember. By following my dreams and utilizing my creativity, I designed Jaro Magazine with the ultimate intention of bringing more positive stories in the black community to the forefront, while also highlighting our versatile and vibrant culture through Jaro’s four modes: film, books, art, and music. I also manage a book hub, which you can find on Instagram @bloomingliterature.

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