TidalWave Productions releases the biography comic book “Infamous: Tiger King” this week on Wednesday, June 24th, inspired by the popular Netflix documentary series “Tiger King.”
The 24-page comic book flip-book biography was written by Michael Frizell and drawn by Joe Paradise.
There are fourteen variants for the one-shot.
  1. Standard Cover – Joe Paradise
  2. Special Edition Tiger Cover – Jesse Johnson
  3. Spider-man Homage Cover – Kagan McLeod (Third Eye Comics Exclusive)
  4. Calvin and Hobbes – Joe Phillips (eBay Exclusive)
  5. Comic Flea Market Exclusive – Joe Paradise
  6. Joe Exotic Cover – Noumier Tawilah (eBay Exclusive)
  7. Carole Baskin Cover – Noumier Tawilah (eBay Exclusive)
  8. Doc Antle Cover – Noumier Tawilah (eBay Exclusive)
  9. Comic Retailer Exclusive – Joe Paradise
  10. Incredible Hulk Homage Cover – Joe Paradise (Zia Comics)
  11. Tiger King Statue cover – Joe Paradise (Rick’s Comic City Exclusive)
  12. Todd McFarlane Spider-man Homage – Chris Foreman (Unknown Comic Book exclusives)
  13. White Sketch Cover – (Unknown Comic Book exclusive)
  14. Orange Sketch Cover – (Unknown Comic Book exclusives)
“Infamous: Tiger King”: Right now the world needs a distraction. Perhaps that’s why we are collectively riveted to Netflix’s “Tiger King.” A murder mystery resembling an episode of newsmagazine “Dateline,” “Tiger King” introduced the world to the flamboyant Joe Exotic, a former magician, country singer and zookeeper with a troubled past. Joe currently sits in jail for planning to murder his rival, Big Cat Rescue owner and animal rights activist Carole Baskin, who he accuses of killing her husband and feeding him to her tigers. Truth is indeed stranger than fiction in this origin story of both Joe and Carole in a flipbook.
The comic book will also include a page about the treatment of animals from written by PETA Foundation Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Brittany Peet, who was also in the Netflix documentary.
“This is one of the first times since we left Diamond almost a decade ago to have fun with comic book retailers.  If they bought a certain amount of comic books, we gave them a variant for Free.” said Publisher Darren G. Davis.  “Putting this book together with Joe and Michael might be one of the best times I have had in comic books in over 20 years”.
The biography comic format allows TidalWave writers to delve into the history of newsworthy figures and explore what shaped them. Several media outlets, including CNN, FOX News, TMZ, Time and People magazines, have featured the company’s line of biographical comic books.
Print copies of the books are available for preorder on Amazon and various comic book retailers.
Digital versions will be available from iTunes, Kindle, Nook, ComiXology, Kobo and wherever e-books are sold.
About TidalWave Comics
TidalWave is a multifaceted multimedia production company with the mission of delivering dynamic storytelling in a variety of forms by developing graphic and literary fiction and nonfiction, audio, film and more. The company’s wide range of diverse titles delight readers through its creative and innovative storytelling available in high-quality print and electronic formats.
TidalWave delivers a multimedia experience unparalleled in the burgeoning graphic fiction and nonfiction marketplace. Dynamic storytelling, coupled with groundbreaking art, delivers an experience like no other. Stories are told through multiple platforms and genres, gracing the pages of graphic novels, novelizations, engaging audio dramas and cutting-edge film projects. Diversity defines TidalWave’s offerings in the burgeoning pop-culture marketplace through its use of fresh voices and innovative storytellers.
As one of the top independent publishers of comic books and graphic novels, TidalWave unites cutting-edge art and engaging stories produced by the publishing industry’s most exciting artists and writers. Its extensive catalog of comic book titles includes the bestsellers “10th Muse” and “The Legend of Isis,” complemented by a line of young adult books and audiobooks.
TidalWave’s publishing partnerships include entertainment icon William Shatner (“TekWar Chronicles”), legendary filmmaker Ray Harryhausen (“Wrath of the Titans,” “Sinbad: Rogue of Mars,” “Jason and the Argonauts” and more), novelists S.E. Hinton (“The Puppy Sister”) and William F. Nolan (“Logan’s Run”), and celebrated actors Vincent Price (“Vincent Price Presents”), Dirk Benedict of the original “Battlestar Galactica” (“Dirk Benedict in the 25th Century”) and Adam West of 1966’s “Batman” fame (“The Mis-Adventures of Adam West”). TidalWave also publishes a highly successful line of biographical comics under the titles “Orbit,” “Fame,” “Beyond,” “Tribute,” “Female Force” and “Political Power.”
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