A new comic celebrates Olivia Newton-John
The life of Olivia Newton-John, best known for her starring role in the high school musical Fatis celebrated in a new tribute comic from TidalWave Comics.
The glossy 36-page paper will be released on September 21, five days before what would have been the British-Australian actor-singer’s 74th birthday.
Newton-John was born in Cambridge, England in 1948 and won four Grammy Awards and numerous American Music Awards, as well as starring in the film adaptation of the musical. Fat.
She found Fat leading man John Travolta in 2018 for a special 40th anniversary screening of the romantic comedy, the highest-grossing musical film at the time of its release.
In 2018, Newton-John revealed that she had been diagnosed with cancer for the third time and had become a vocal advocate for medical cannabis.
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Editor Darren Davis said it was an honor to work with Newton-John on the comic before his death on August 8 and to get “his insight and some exclusive information that we used in this issue.”
The comic includes a breast cancer resource guide. A portion of the proceeds will go to the ONJ Foundation, a charity created by Newton-John in 2020 to sponsor research into herbal cancer treatments.