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Valerie D’Orazio To Write Biography Of Edward Snowden

Around ten years ago, Valerie D’Orazio was at the centre of controversy, after her essay Goodbye To Comics, in which she analysed an industry and culture that seemed to be on the brink of killing her, as well as alleging …

Mario Gully, Bluewater, David Finch, Darren Davis And WTF Covers?

Mario Gully of Ant fame has drawn a cover for a new Bluewater comic, Drake. He posts the art on his Facebook, stating specifically that it’s a commissioned homage by Bluewater publisher Darren Davis of a Batman piece by David …

Comic Wars: Bluewater, Levity And A Sam Kinison Cover

A few days ago, we reported how Jaymes Reed had pulled his creator owned Comics COMICS biography line from Bluewater, amidst allegations and delays of non payment. In reply, Bluewater publisher Darren G Davis stated that he was only publishing …

Bluewater, Levity And The Authorised Bill Hicks Comic

“It’s the Bleeding Cool stuff that drives me the battiest” – Darren G Davis, in a rather Bleeding Cool obsessed interview with Hideous Energy. In that interview Darren G Davis, publisher and owner of Bluewater makes some entertaining comments about me …

Looking At A Contract From Bluewater Productions

I’ve been running a number of articles recently on comic creators who have been unpaid on certain comic projects – and in some cases actually getting them paid. But I had one complaint recently from a creator who had not …

Arcana Buys 10th Muse, Legend Of Isis And More From Bluewater

Arcana Comics have announced they are buying up a large chunk of Bluewater’s publishing library. Basically, everything except the biography and most of the licenced titles, to be published in trade paperback form. So that means 10th Muse, Legend of …

Weeks-Ahead-Digital For Mitt Romney And Michelle Bachmann Comic Book

A number of publishers have moved to day-and-date digital comic books, releasing comics digitally on the same day that they are available in the major markets of the US, Canada and the UK. Bluewater, famed publishers of lightboxed slimline biography …

Bluewater Launches Creator Owned Comics Biography Line

One of the central criticisms of biographical and licensed comics publisher Bluewater, is that it deals in back-end work-for-hire contracts. The people sign all their rights away but only get paid from profits, if any, if the book sells over …

Conan O’Brien: The Comic Book

Bleeding Cool pointed out how Conan O’Brien had been trying to make a comic book character, The Flaming C. Well, now it seems Bluewater are making this American talk show host and comedian into a comic book. Part of their …

Another Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook Film Coming, But It’s An Odd One…

I’m sure just what the world is crying out for right now is another film about Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It seems everybody pretty much liked The Social Network, including myself*, so there hardly seems any need. No need, but there …

Bluewater Making It Up For 2011

Bluewater Producstion are best known for two things. Their biographical comic line, and their work-for-hire back end contracts… Well, next year they seem to be upping their fiction comics considerably. Including the headline friendly Mis-Adventures Of Adam West drawn by …

Peter Bagge To Teach Graphic Novel Course, Create 20th Century Female Force

Next year, Peter Bagge is to teach a course at Seattle University on the art of writing graphic novels. Creator of Neat Stuff, Hate, his Hulk strip finally seeing print in Marvel’s Strange Tales and an upcoming graphic novel for …

BlueWater Productions Rush-Solicit Michael Jackson Edition – But Then What’s Next?

Bluewater Productions are rush soliciting a Michael Jackson Tribute biographical comic book for October. Here are a couple of wrap covers. Bluewater came to prominence initially with their Female Force biographical comics in the wake… and basically ripping off the …