Sunday, May 29, 2011

My Beatles Book is Done!

You can now order it on and soon Amazon. Here's the press release:

Mark Arnold Picks On The Beatles is a song-by-song review by Comic Book and Animation Historian Mark Arnold of literally every song The Beatles ever recorded, both group and solo, released and unreleased.

The book features previously unpublished artwork by Bill Morrison (The Simpsons), who also drew the front cover, Jack Kirby (in a drawing presented by Kirby to Paul McCartney back in the 1970s), Patrick Owsley (Classic Media licensee artist) and many, many others.

The full list of writer’s and artist’s names include: Mark Arnold, Jack Kirby, Bill Morrison, Patrick Owsley, Greg Beda, Jerry Beck, Frankie Addiego, Dane Andrew, Armando Betancourt, Gary Bingaman, Lee Hester, Paul Maringelli, Shelley Pleger, Jeff Plotkin and Eytan Wronker.

Complementing each chapter is a survey of Harvey-related feature films, animated series, comic book indexes and reviews, and interviews and tributes to various Harvey artists, writers and creators. Lavishly presented with numerous illustrations.

Author Mark Arnold lives in Saratoga, California. He has four other books to his credit including The Best of The Harveyville Fun Times!, Created and Produced by Total TeleVision: The Story of Underdog, Tennessee Tuxedo and the Rest and If You’re Cracked, You’re Happy: The Cracked Mazagine Story and assisted Craig Yoe with his book Archie: A Celebration of America’s Favorite Teenagers. He has had numerous articles published in Back Issue, Hogan’s Alley, Comic Book Marketplace, Alter Ego, The Comics Journal, and The Harveyville Fun Times! which he also edited and published.

His traveling original art show From Richie Rich to Wendy the Witch: The Art of Harvey Comics appeared in four cities from 2008-2010 including San Francisco, New York, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles.

Arnold is currently working on a book about Walt Disney Productions and with Shout Factory on DVD releases for Casper, Underdog and Tennessee Tuxedo.