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'Female Force' Biographical Comic Book of J. K. Rowling to be Published

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
September 08, 2009, 10:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will be joining the ranks of such other notable people as President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey with the publication of a biographical comic book from Bluewater Productions.  MTV is reporting that the author will be the latest subject to have their life story immortalized under the 'Female Force' line of comics, which offers "broad examination of strong and influential women who are shaping modern history and culture."  Slated to be published in December, the comic will be available in two formats, a standard 23-page comic, as well as a "double-sized collector’s edition."  A press release regarding the announcement notes:

"J.K. Rowling created a renaissance in children's and young adult literature. She inspires a legion of fans and it will be fascinating to follow how many future writers will point to her work as their original source of inspiration," said Bluewater’s president Darren Davis.
The comic, written by Adam Gragg examines Rowling's middle class upbringing, her time in Portugal teaching English, her meteoric rise with seven immensely successful books adapted into several high-grossing Hollywood blockbusters, and her post-Potter endeavors.
"She is a remarkable and multi-dimensional woman," Gragg noted, "Learning about who she is and how she struggled to become a success was a truly enlightening experience. Twelve publishers turned her down. If it weren’t for the daughter of a British publisher who liked Rowling’s first chapter of 'Philosopher’s Stone,' we might never have met Harry Potter."
The full cover of the upcoming comic book can be viewed right here.  The standard edition comic will retail for $3.99, while the collector's edition will sell for $6.99.

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139 Points

this is gonna be AWESOME!!

Posted by iheartrw on September 09, 2009, 03:05 PM report to moderator
5180 Points

yay! she is awesome!! where will they sell these?

Posted by hermionenluna TZS ROAR! on September 09, 2009, 03:46 PM report to moderator
1223 Points

Sounds cool!!!!- the cover looks goofy though :P

Posted by AudreyLouiseLovegood on September 09, 2009, 03:53 PM report to moderator
857 Points

that’s awesome. I really want one.

Posted by kayzz on September 09, 2009, 04:41 PM report to moderator
1925 Points

i need to get a copy!!

Posted by Parkinsonpansy on September 09, 2009, 04:41 PM report to moderator
446 Points

i want so bad it looks so cool

Posted by thundermountain7*Roar* on September 09, 2009, 05:08 PM report to moderator
217 Points

i am soo getting one. do u know where they sell them?

Posted by ravenclaw_girl42 on September 09, 2009, 05:40 PM report to moderator
88 Points

Do you order it online or do you get it at comic book stands?

Posted by lowlizah on September 09, 2009, 05:59 PM report to moderator
1661 Points

I’m totally getting this for christmas!! I wonder why it took so long for them to do one based on JK Rowling?

Posted by cghambright on September 09, 2009, 11:09 PM report to moderator
6690 Points

haha that’s crazy, but i definitely want one!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on September 09, 2009, 11:17 PM report to moderator
2062 Points

This is so awesome and JKR totally deserves it!!

Posted by Alice Weasley{Weasley's Queen} [ROAR!] on September 10, 2009, 12:26 AM report to moderator
2890 Points

This look cool. Guess I can add it to my Xmas list…and I bet my parents thought I outgrew comics ten years ago :)

Posted by Laura Keaton [WBM!] on September 10, 2009, 10:12 AM report to moderator
3554 Points

Ooh, I want this! :D

Posted by Mera004 on September 10, 2009, 12:38 PM report to moderator
3554 Points

Ooh, I want this! :D

Posted by Mera004 on September 10, 2009, 12:41 PM report to moderator
4630 Points

EEP! And it’s only $7!!! <3

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on September 10, 2009, 04:20 PM report to moderator
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