Lady Gaga comicIt's been a busy afternoon in the comics world, folks.

Earlier today, we brought you an exclusive preview of "Fame: Lady Gaga 2," the sequel to Bluewater Comics' recent, unauthorized biography of the popular musician. Just a few hours later, reported that the publisher was sent cease-and-desist orders from licensing attorney Kenneth Feinswog on behalf of his clients, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber (the subject of another bio-comic hitting shelves in October).

In light of the report, MTV News reached out to Bluewater publisher Darren G. Davis, who confirmed receipt of the cease-and-desist orders and offered his official response to the report and paperwork. Read More...

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Lady Gaga comicBack in May, we brought you an exclusive preview of "Fame: Lady Gaga," the comic book biography of MTV's 2009 Woman Of the Year.

Published by Bluewater Comics, the issue performed well enough to merit an encore performance, igniting controversy and creating quite a bit of buzz — just like the musician herself. This November, the publisher sends "Fame: Lady Gaga" back to the shelves with a new comic focusing more on her career instead of her personal life and impact on the cultural landscape.

Still, the comic promises to feature "all the hairstyles, stage blood, drama and costumes that make Lady Gaga impossible to ignore." Read More...

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Things To ComeActor Walter Koenig is best known for playing Pavel Chekov, the navigator for the U.S.S. Enterprise in the original "Star Trek" television series and films, but over the course of a career that has spanned more than 50 years of acting, writing, and directing, he's managed to carve out a niche for himself in other areas, too — including the comics world.

The author of Malibu Comics' early-'90s series "Raver," Koenig returns to the comics world next year with "Things To Come," a four-issue miniseries he's scripting that will be published by Bluewater Productions. Set in a post-apocalyptic world in which vampires have become the dominant species, Koenig's tale promises to feature a very different take on the vampire stories that have become all the rage these days.

I spoke with Koenig today to find out more about the series, as well as Bluewater's plans to re-issue the original three-issue "Raver" series next year with a brand new story featuring the character. Read More...

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Fame: Taylor LautnerBack in May we brought you the first look at "Fame: Taylor Lautner," the latest in Bluewater's line of biography comics spotlighting pop-culture celebrities. Today we have your first, exclusive look inside the comic at the first six pages.

Arriving on shelves next month, "Fame: Taylor Lautner" promises to chronicle the "Twilight" actor's meteoric rise in Hollywood, including his pre-"Twilight" years and upcoming roles. Kimberly Sherman, the author of Bluewater's "Fame: Robert Pattinson" and "Fame: Kristen Stewart" comics, will script the 32-page issue, which will feature interior art by Warren Martineck and covers by JuanMar Studios.

Read on for an exclusive preview Taylor Lautner's comic book debut. Read More...

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Anne Rice comicBack in April, we told you about Bluewater Productions' plan to make "Vampire Chronicles" author Anne Rice the next subject of their "Female Force" line of biography comics. Today, we have a five-page preview of the comic, which hits shelves in July.

"Female Force: Anne Rice" promises to follow the author "from her formative years in her beloved New Orleans through the tragedies that influenced the creation of her most popular novels and her fervent rediscovery of Catholicism."

The comic is written by Scott Davis with interior and cover art by Louie Demartinis. Read More...

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David BeckhamQuestion: When it comes to comic book biographies of pop-culture celebrities, how do you follow the "Twilight" crew?

Answer: With international soccer star, sex symbol, and husband to a Spice Girl, David Beckham!

Yes, Bluewater Productions has revealed the next subject of their popular line of "Fame" bio comics, giving the global footballer his own comic that promises to explore Beckham's life "from his earliest days on the soccer field, when he dreamed of playing for Manchester United, to the challenges of his soccer days in the United States."

Written by Pete Rogers with art by Pablo Martinena, "Fame: David Beckham" arrives on shelves in September — and we have your first look inside the comic. Read More...

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Kristen Stewart comicBack in March, we gave you the first peek at two covers and some unfinished art from "Fame: Kristen Stewart," the upcoming comic book biography of the "Twilight" actress.

Today, we have an exclusive, fully colored and lettered preview of the issue, featuring a story by Kim Sherman (who also penned the Robert Pattinson "Fame" comic), interior art by Warren Martineck and covers by Juanmar Studios and Randy Green.

Promising to "show readers the depth residing in this young woman and the roles she’s beautifully tackled through a series of spot shots, pinups and word art," the 32-page issue hits shelves in June from Bluewater Productions. Read More...

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Taylor Lautner comicNow that we've seen comic book biographies of "Twilight" stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, it's only natural that the next alum of the franchise to get the comic treatment is Taylor Lautner, who plays shape-shifter Jacob Black in the big-screen adaptations of Stephenie Meyer's novels.

Arriving on shelves in August from Bluewater Productions, "Fame: Taylor Lautner" promises to chronicle the once-unknown actor's meteoric rise in Hollywood, including his pre-"Twilight" years and upcoming roles. Kimberly Sherman, the author of Bluewater's "Fame: Robert Pattinson" and "Fame: Kristen Stewart" comics, will script the 32-page issue, which will feature interior art by Warren Martineck and covers by JuanMar Studios.

Bluewater has provided Splash Page readers with an exclusive first look at the comic, including two covers and a set of unlettered penciled and colored pages from the issue. Read More...

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Fame: Lady Gaga comic"Fame: Lady Gaga" hits shelves in a few weeks, featuring the comic-book debut of MTV's Woman of the Year — and we have your exclusive first look at the issue!

The latest in Bluewater Productions' line of biography comics based on famous celebrities from the world of politics and pop culture, the "Lady Gaga" comic arrives in full May 26 (a preview of the comic was one of this year's Free Comic Book Day offerings). Written by Dan Rafter and drawn by Kristoffer Smith, the comic also includes the "Lady Saga" mini-comic created by Brian Einersen that was sold in Marc Jacobs stores last year.

Read on for all the details, plus an exclusive, five-page preview of the comic. Read More...

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Robert Pattinson comic bookBack in February, we told you about that "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson would receive his own comic book biography, following on the heels of such notable pop-culture celebrities as Lady GaGa, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, Michael Jackson, and even his "Twilight" co-star, Kristen Stewart.

Hitting shelves at the end of May, "Fame: Robert Pattinson" is the latest in Bluewater Productions' popular line of bio-comics. The 32-page comic promises to "trace Pattinson's career from his first performance in Tess of the D'Urbervilles at London's Barnes Theatre to his star turn in the Twilight movies," and features a script by Kim Sherman and interior art by Nathaniel Ooten.

Bluewater has provided Splash Page readers with an exclusive, six-page preview of the "Fame: Robert Pattinson" comic, as well as your first look at a brand new cover for the issue. Read More...

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Cover Artist

Splash Page welcomes Ed Tadem to our cover artist family (our custom-designed theme up top). Currently working on the forthcoming "Avengers" animated series, Tadem's work can also be seen in the "Jackie Karma" issues of Image's "'76," and in "Pop Gun, Volume 1." Ed Tadem can be found online at
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