Updated January 5th, 2024 at 18:51 IST
BTS-inspired comic book FAME gets published in the US ahead of band's 2025 reunion
Popular boyband K-pop has finally managed to get their first-ever comic published in the US. This comes amid the band's temporary break from group activities.
In a remarkable feat, members of BTS' Jin, Jimin, J-Hope, RM, V, Jungkook, and Suga, have achieved yet another milestone. This renowned South Korean boy band, celebrated for igniting the Hallyu wave and captivating global music enthusiasts, has been featured in a special 22-page edition of TidalWave Comics' popular FAME franchise.
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TidalWave Comics is known for spotlighting iconic figures such as Beyoncé and Taylor Swift in its FAME series and has now dedicated a graphic novel to the global sensation BTS. The comic narrates the incredible journey of these seven artists from Seoul who transformed into worldwide superstars and the voices of the youth.
Starting with humble beginnings at the small agency BigHit, BTS skyrocketed to international recognition, making notable appearances at UNESCO and UNICEF.
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The comic explores beyond the surface of BTS' fame and chart-topping songs. It also displays their unexpected transition from pop idols to soldiers, presenting a fresh perspective on their remarkable narrative and future possibilities. Through vibrant illustrations, the graphic novel captures the essence of their journey and resonates with fans who admire the group for its positive messages.
What are BTS members doing currently?
Currently, BTS members are fulfilling their national duty by serving in the South Korean military, aligning with the mandatory service required for all able-bodied men between 18 and 28. Despite the temporary separation, the K-pop group, under the HYBE label, plans a grand reunion in 2025. The eldest member, Jin, is set to return in February 2024, with subsequent comebacks of J-Hope, Suga, and the other members following suit.
BTS formed in 2010 has given several blockbuster hits including Dynamite, FIRE, Butter and Permission to Dance among others and has earned a massive global fanbase in the last few years.
Published January 5th, 2024 at 18:34 IST