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Kurt Cobain gets comic book tribute on anniversary of death

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Mar 26, 2014 | 7:36pm EDT

Kurt Cobain is set to be immortalised in comic book form thanks to a tribute which will be released on the 20th anniversary of his passing. The Nirvana frontman died from a shotgun wound at his home in Seattle, Washington in April, 1994 and to commemorate the music icon's legacy, writer and artist Jayfri Hashim has created Tribute: Kurt Cobain in honour of the beloved rocker. The book will tell the story of Cobain's life, from his days starting out as a musician to his battle with the pressures of success and fame. Bluewater Productions publisher Darren G. Davis explains the importance of the the comic books in a statement: "The Tribute line of comic books tells the stories of people that have made a significant difference in the world while they were with us. It is a way for us to honor these people who have made a difference in the world. "Not only is this a great way to understand the importance of his contribution to music, but it is a great tool for kids to read about him in a different medium." Other artists featured in the Bluewater Tribute line of comic books include John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Keith Richards. Tribute: Kurt Cobain will be published on 2 April (14).

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