Armed with their music and the most powerful weapon of all, love, The Beatles
must stop the Blue Meanies from destroying everything near and dear to the people of Pepperland. Such is the premise of the animated movie Yellow Submarine
, which, in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, is returning to select theaters for special showings. And joining it will be the making of book, It’s All in the Mind: Inside The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, Vol. 2; and the graphic novel adaptation of the film from writer/artist Bill Morrison
and Titan Comics. Back at the height of Beatlemania in the mid-1960s, the Fab Four
signed a three-picture deal with United Artists
, resulting in the box office (and soundtracks) hits A Hard Day’s Night (1964) and Help!
(1965), after which their interest in a follow-up was virtually non-existent. Al Brodax
, who had produced a Saturday morning animated series based on the