Lady Gaga comic bookWe've seen comic books about everyone from "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer to Presidential puppy Bo Obama hit the shelves this year from publisher Bluewater Productions, and now the company has revealed exclusively to MTV News where they'll turn their attention next.

Following on the heels of their popular "Political Power" and "Female Force" comics, Bluewater will publish unauthorized biographies of celebrities from the music and movie world in their upcoming "Fame" line — and their first subject will be none other than MTV's Woman of the Year, Lady Gaga. According to the publisher, the preview issue of "Fame: Lady Gaga" will be available in May for Free Comic Book Day, and future issues will focus on such notable pop-culture icons as Robert Pattinson, 50 Cent, David Beckham and Taylor Swift.

But that's not all! Bluewater has also provided Splash Page readers with the first look at the "Fame: Lady Gaga" cover. Read on for an exclusive peek at the "Lady Gaga" cover image and more details about the "Fame" line. Read More...

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Rock N Roll ComicsBack in October, we brought you the first look at Bluewater Productions' upcoming line of "Rock 'N' Roll Comics" graphic novels, republished from the original magazine series as 10 bi-monthly books.

You've already seen the covers to "The Beatles" and "Hard Rock Heroes," the first two issues of the series, and now we have four more for you to check out exclusively on Splash Page. Along with the aforementioned pair, this your first look at the covers for "The Pink Floyd Experience," "The Led Zeppelin Experience," "The King: Elvis Presley," and "The Spirit of the '60s" (featuring The Doors, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Spirit, Janis Joplin, and various other musicians).

The series kicks off this month with "The Beatles." Read More...

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Ellen Degeneres comic bookBluewater's "Female Force" comics have already put the spotlight on "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer, First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, among other notables, and now the much-publicized line of biography comics will turn its attention to popular comedian and talk show host Ellen Degeneres.

Hitting shelves in March 2010, "Female Force: Ellen Degeneres" promises to follow the entertainer "from her youth in Louisiana, through the endless smoke-filled comedy club circuit, to her breakthrough sitcom and finally as an Emmy-winning daytime talk show host."

The issue will be written by Sandra C. Ruckdeschel with art by Pedro Ponzo, and will feature many of the touchstone moments from Degeneres' career — including her recent addition to the "American Idol" judging panel. Bluewater Productions has provided Splash Page readers with an exclusive preview of "Female Force: Ellen Degeneres" (featuring uncolored, unlettered pages) as well as the official announcement of the title.


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A few months ago, we gave you the first look at Bluewater Productions' comic book biography of "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer. While the book arrives on shelves November 11 (just in time for "New Moon" to hit theaters), eager fans can actually check it out now—as a downloadable motion comic on iTunes and other mobile phone app stores. Check out the trailer below:

"Twilight Unbound: The Stephenie Meyer Story" will also be available in Nokia's Ovi Store and the Android Marketplace as a video download or as a packaged mobile app that contains a history of Forks, Washington (where the "Twilight" stories are set). Read More...

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Taming of the Star RunnerNovelist S.E. Hinton is taking the leap from comic book outsider to comic book author, thanks to a newly established partnership with Bluewater Productions.

Bluewater, the publishers behind the "Female Force" and "Political Power" line of comic books, will team up with Hinton for a string of various comic book titles. Hinton's first project will be an adaptation of her young adult novel "Taming of the Star Runner," set for debut in the spring of 2010.

The story focuses on Travis, a city kid that has trouble acclimating to rural life after being sent to live on his uncle's ranch. Travis forges a bond with Casey, who runs a riding school at the ranch and tries to tame a dangerous horse called the Star Runner. Travis finds a kinship in the untamable horse, as he feels unable to change his own behavior. Read More...


Michael JacksonThe "Michael Jackson, King Of Pop" biography comic hitting shelves tomorrow has sold out in pre-release orders and is getting a new printing, according to publisher Bluewater Productions—and we have your first look at the new cover.

Scheduled to hit shelves the same day as the massive Jackson concert documentary "This Is It," Bluewater's "King of Pop" comic book promises to "trace Jackson’s rise as a musical prodigy with the Jackson 5 through his tragic passing in June."

The new printing of the book will feature a cover by Giuseppe Mazzola from Jackson’s official fan club, who also provides the foreword to the larger, 30-page edition of the book. Bluewater has provided Splash Page readers with the first look at the cover. Read More...

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Michael JacksonBack in August, we gave you the first look at the upcoming "Tribute: Michael Jackson, King Of Pop" comic book with a five-page preview. Now, just two days before it hits shelves—right alongside the premiere of the Michael Jackson movie event "This Is It"—we have six more pages to show you from the comic.

Promising to chronicle the entertainer's life and many contributions to music and pop culture, "Tribute" features a wraparound cover and forward by Giuseppe Mazzola, a member of "The Official Michael Jackson Fan Club" and a personal friend of the musician. Wey-Yuih Loh ("Political Power: Colin Powell") and Giovanni Timpano ("Vincent Price Presents") will write and illustrate the book, respectively. Read More...

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J.K. RowlingLast month, we told you about the upcoming comic book based on the life and career of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. Now we have the first, exclusive peek at the issue.

Published by Bluewater Productions, the unauthorized biography is part of their "Female Force" line of comics, and promises to chronicle the "rags to riches story of a woman receiving government financial assistance through her ascendancy in becoming one of the world’s most recognizable writers."

Bluewater has provided Splash Page readers with an exclusive preview of "Female Force: J.K. rowling," which hits shelves in December in a standard, 23-page comic and a "double-sized collector’s edition." The comic is written by Adam Gragg with interior art by Matthew Filer (“Masque of the Dragons”) and cover art by Joshua Labello. Read More...

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Hard Rock HeroesLast month, Splash Page brought you the exclusive news that Bluewater Productions plans to re-publish "Rock 'N' Roll Comics" in a series of 10 bi-monthly graphic novels that will feature the likes of The Beatles and several other famous musicians.

The first volume, "Hard Rock Heroes," is comprised by several biographical comics focusing on Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Megadeth, Black Sabbath and other heavy-rocking bands. Thanks to Bluewater, we're bringing you an exclusive first look at the cover for "Hard Rock Heroes," which ships to stores in February 2010.

Check it out and rock on with your bad self after the jump! Read More...


Logan's RunBack in May, Bluewater Productions announced plans to publish a comic book series based on the "Logan's Run," a series of science-fiction novels that unfolded in a dystopian society where population is controlled by euthanizing anyone over the age of 21.

Originally authored by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson in 1967, the first novel spawned several sequels and spin-offs in various forms, including a comic book adaptation, a television series and a 1976 film starring Michael York. (Warner Brothers is currently planning a remake of the film directed by "Tron" director Joe Kosinski.) And in January, the "Logan's Run" universe will also have a comic book sequel, too. Read More...

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