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“‘The Fifth Beatle’ is a masterpiece” – IGN.com “a complete triumph” – The Hollywood Reporter “captivating, brilliant, funny … a must-have for Beatles fans and fans of great storytelling” – ComicBookResources.com WRITER/PRODUCERVIVEK J. TIWARY ON 2 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 PANELS: “Comics and Pop Music!” with MARKY RAMONE and “The Fifth Beatle: The Beatles, The Big […]

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LOS ANGELES (April 15, 2014) – Vivek J. Tiwary’s debut graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle garnered two Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominations for “Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (Interior Art)” and “Best Reality-Based Work.” The Eisner Awards are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books, sometimes referred to the comic industry’s equivalent of the […]

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December 13, NEW YORK, NY— Vivek J. Tiwary’s debut graphic novel, The Fifth Beatle tops The New York Times bestseller list in its third week of release! The breakout novel sits atop long-established titles such as The Walking Dead and Batman. This news comes on the heels of announcing Peyton Reed (BRING IT ON, THE […]

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By Jim Johnson | COMIC BOOK RESOURCES | November 20, 2013 There is no one in the civilized world who doesn’t know of The Beatles, but there are many who probably don’t know of Brian Epstein, the band’s manager and driving force behind their worldwide success. “The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story” by Vivek […]

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By Brian Truitt | USA TODAY | November 18, 2013 Vivek Tiwary chronicles the inspiring professional and personal life of the Fab Four’s manager. Vivek J. Tiwary is a lifelong Beatles fan, but there’s one journey to Liverpool, England, that will be among his most memorable. Tiwary, a Broadway producer, says the Fab Four’s manager […]

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Tenth anniversary issue of Rolling Stone Italy will include Italian version of Brian Epstein graphic novel three weeks prior to official release date New York, NY (October 24, 2013) – Thanks to a collaboration between Dark Horse Comics and Panini Comics, the world premiere of the long-awaited graphic novel written by Vivek J. Tiwary, drawn […]

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New York – Today Freedom to Marry announced a partnership with The Fifth Beatle, a graphic novel examining the life of legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein. Epstein was a brilliant visionary who discovered the Beatles and led them on the path to international stardom even as he struggled with his own sense of belonging: he was […]

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By Alex Wilson | BLEEDING COOL | September 8, 2013 The Fifth Beatle follows the life of Brian Epstein, The Beatles manager, and his journey in bringing the famous band to the forefront of the music industry and the world. This isn’t a book about The Beatles, though. It’s strictly about Epstein and his life, […]

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By Kiel Phegley | COMIC BOOK RESOURCES | September 4th, 2013 Vivek Tiwary knows a thing or two about pop culture phenomena. The writer and producer is perhaps best known for his work bringing Broadway productions like “Green Day’s American Idiot,” “The Addams Family” and Mel Brooks’ “The Producers,” but for his first comics project, […]

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By DARK HORSE COMICS | Tuesday August 20, 2013 For more information, contact: Jeremy Atkins, jeremya@darkhorse.com Rachel Depew, 42West, rachel.depew@42west.net “If anyone was the Fifth Beatle, it was Brian.” — Paul McCartney Toronto, Ontario (August 20, 2013) – The anticipation around The Fifth Beatle continues to grow as Dark Horse announces the involvement of music […]

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By Dan Wickline | BLEEDING COOL.COM | July 26, 2013 Andrew Robinson, the creator of Dusty Star took on a very different project lately and Nikolai Fomich sat down to talk to him about it on behalf of Bleeding Cool. Read full article

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By Mark Kardwell | Comic Book Resources | July 17, 2013 I’m a massive Beatles nerd. I can still remember the funny looks on the faces of the locals, some amazed, some horrified, as I gave a breathless real-time breakdown of all the references and visual puns in the “Free As A Bird” video as it […]

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By Laura Hertzfeld | ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY.COM | July 16, 2013 The Fab Four wouldn’t have been the Fab Four without the genius of the man Paul McCartney called the “fifth Beatle” — Brian Epstein. Epstein discovered the Beatles and guided them through their path to fame with a mix of marketing madness, business savvy, and […]

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By Lan Pitts, Newsarama Contributor | NEWSARAMA.COM | July 5, 2013 When listing the greatest bands of all time, most critics and fans find it impossible not to mention the Beatles. The Beatles defined a generation with their music and influenced countless musicians since, but behind every great band, there is usually a great manager. […]

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FROM GEEK MAGAZINE: Andrew Robinson is a longtime independent artist who has done work for all of the major comic companies but is currently on the verge of finishing a major project that he’s been working on for the last 3 years. Thankfully, he took some time off to draw the amazing double cover for […]

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Your geeky friends and obsessed uncles will debate until they’re blue in the face over who deserves the hallowed “Fifth Beatle” mantle, but Paul McCartney once famously assigned the title to the man who discovered his band, and worked behind the scenes to secure their mega stardom: Brian Epstein. Though the Beatles’ manager may seem […]

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