Grammy award winner, Alicia Keys is jumping into the comic world. The singer-song writer has been working with co-writer Andrew Weiner and illustrator Brittney Williams to create a young adult fiction graphic novel inspired by her song “Girl On Fire.” The graphic novel adaptation will follow a 14 year old girl, Lolo Wright as she struggles with her new telekinetic powers.
The official synopsis from Harper Collins reads:
“Lolo Wright always thought she was just a regular fourteen-year-old dealing with regular family drama: her brother, James, is struggling with his studies; her dad’s business constantly teeters on the edge of trouble; and her mother . . . she left long ago. But then Lolo’s world explodes when a cop pulls a gun on James in a dangerous case of mistaken identities. Staring down the barrel, with no one else to help, Lolo discovers powers she never knew she had. Using only her mind, she literally throws the cop out of the way.
Problem is that secrets like Lolo’s don’t stay a secret for long.”
Girl on Fire graphic novel will debut on March 1, 2022. Want to dive into the world of Alicia Keys? Explore her best songs.
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