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

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Sep 08, 2009

Posted by EdwardTLC

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.





83 Responses to ‘Female Force’ Biographical Comic Book of J. K. Rowling to be Published

Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I cannot wait to buy this! The artistic quality of the comic already is impressive. J.K. Rowling certainly does deserve to be recognized for the inspirational example her life has set for countless people.Avatar Imagelilginnythatlostherjumper says: this is gonna be so amazing i cannot wait to get itAvatar Imagejoelface says: Gah! Can't wait!!!!Avatar Imageliv-wa says: *waves hand in the air wildly* I WANT ONE!!!Avatar Imageliv-wa says: *waves hand in the air wildly* I WANT ONE!!!Avatar ImageBlatcher914 says: Wow! Just when you think there isn't another award to give her, lol. But in all seriousness everyone on this site really knows how much she truly deserves every acolade she recieves, its great that so many people will now have access to her remarkable life.Avatar Imageccking says: THAT'S AWESOME !! i hope the JKR/HP world carries on forever and ever and ever and ever ... and you get it. Avatar Imagebettb says: Can't give her enough honors, in my view. You GO, JKR!!Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: Wow, this is going to be great!Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: whoa, that's frickin' awesome! :DAvatar Imageethelnorthbrook says: that sounds like fun; i'd love to buy it!Avatar Imagejuhuudi says: lol WOW!!! thats gonna be cool :) Avatar ImageZivlok says: I dunno, I find something about this hilariously silly. Like that one plot twist in Catching Fire. You know the one. The one with the marmosets and the hunk of cheese and talking dish soap dispenser.Avatar ImageLuce_depp says: this sounds awesome JKR is awesome Avatar Imagesakuranbo07 says: I'm definitely getting a copy!Avatar ImageNiphai says: Wow, that is amazing. I hope I can get my hands on a copy here in the Netherlands!Avatar Imageethelnorthbrook says: i wonder what jo thinks about it; does she know?Avatar ImageHBPFan says: I wander what that's going to be like.Avatar Imageaxlgirl says: AWESOME! I am so going to get one of these. Way to go, Jo! =DAvatar ImageShalanarah says: Ah this is so friggin cool! I want it!!!Avatar Imagezephy_stephy says: Wow! That' looks so awesome!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: *laughs at how they made JKR look like wonderwoman* Well I guess she is a superhero to me.Avatar Imagealegria35 says: awesome.. JKR glomorized.. Avatar ImageKaty Wilde says: I want one!!!! She is an amazing woman and she deserves it :DAvatar Imagerons_aus_girl says: I CAN'T WAIT!!!Avatar ImageMr. Brightside says: LOL, this is hilarious. I'm soo gonna get this! I wonder if she will have super powers or something XD Avatar ImageEmilyDeibert says: I can't wait!Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: i can't wait to get one!!!!! It will be so interesting! Avatar ImageHermioneRon4ever says: That's awesome!!!Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: coolAvatar Imagemadman1277 says: niceAvatar Imagetrontech says: I hate to see a person defined as seperate from the rest of us. It's a pet peeve of mine. "Female Force"? Like she can't compete with men? I don't think so. J K Rowling is a force, all right. Her Harry Potter series just bested every writer presently alive on this planet, male or female.Avatar ImageLeeann says: whoa.Avatar Imagebeewell says: This awesome! Rowling is a great writer and I am truly thankful that she wrote the HP series! Where would I be without them? Still stuck in the life I had and now I am an advid HP fan among others. She truly deserves this honor and I can't wait to buy one of each!Avatar Imagemugglemom4 says: Squee! Wow!Avatar ImagecrazyforSeverus says: What an honour to be considered a "broad examination of strong and influential women who are shaping modern history and culture." Way to go Rowling!Avatar ImageFresca says: It will be hard to do JKR justice in one issue of a comic book, but if it inspires someone to follow in her footsteps it will be worth it. There aren't many people who support charities as she does!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: That is too cool!!! I will definitely be buying that! :)Avatar ImageLucida says: Anyone else think that picture is creepy? lolAvatar ImageHeartbreakDX says: Ohoho that's sweet!Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: This is exciting news ... I've just pre-ordered mine from a certain online store :)Avatar Imageweasleygirl101 says: I am sooooooooo gonna buy a copy!Avatar Imageauror_in_training says: awesome awesome AWESOME!!! I can't wait to get a copy!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: A well deserved honor...Avatar ImageMiliMalfoy says: Yay! I cannot wait. She really deserves this :)Avatar ImageBewareoftheNargles says: What i can't believe is that Stephenie meyer has one too.Avatar Imageiheartrw says: this is gonna be AWESOME!!Avatar Imagehermionenluna says: yay! she is awesome!! where will they sell these?Avatar ImageAudreyLouiseLovegood says: Sounds cool!!!!- the cover looks goofy though :PAvatar Imagekayzz says: that's awesome. I really want one.Avatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: i need to get a copy!! Avatar Imagethundermountain7 says: i want so bad it looks so cool Avatar Image42sk8ter says: i am soo getting one. do u know where they sell them?Avatar Imageaquilus says: Do you order it online or do you get it at comic book stands? Avatar Imagecghambright says: I'm totally getting this for christmas!! I wonder why it took so long for them to do one based on JK Rowling?Avatar Imagelevi-OH-sa not levio-SA says: haha that's crazy, but i definitely want one!Avatar ImageAlice Weasley says: This is so awesome and JKR totally deserves it!!Avatar ImageLauraKeaton says: This look cool. Guess I can add it to my Xmas list...and I bet my parents thought I outgrew comics ten years ago :)Avatar ImageMera004 says: Ooh, I want this! :DAvatar ImageMera004 says: Ooh, I want this! :DAvatar ImageLivelaughlovepotter says: EEP! And it's only $7!!! <3Avatar Imageenchantedsocks says: This is cool. I hope I'll be able to order a copy that ships over to England. What I don't understand is why Stephenie Meyer has one coming out in November - is it just part of the publicity for New Moon?Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: how cool is that. that drawing looks just like her.Avatar Imagestella8h8chang says: WHOA! **adds to b'day wishlist**Avatar ImageCatherine says: CANT WAIT!!! im am so getting the dubble sized collectors addition as a christmas present for my self!!Avatar ImageLisbry says: Wait, Stephenie Meyer's getting one too? Avatar ImageTheGriff says: Haha thats awesome. Definately be buying that. Avatar Imagemjkalldaway says: I dont know if i have enougn $ to get oneAvatar Imagehewy says: OMG!!!!! Is she just tooooo gorgeous in that picture?!?!?!? When will this be out and where can we get them?????? NOW, PLEASE!!!!!Avatar ImageC_B_Mia says: Oh yeah!Avatar Imageweasleyalltheway says: how can youge it?it looks incredile!Avatar ImagehellomotoCOOP says: ill read thatAvatar Imagefantasylover12001 says: Awesome! Makes up for Stephanie Meyer being in it.Avatar ImageMikaMaxwell says: Sounds pretty interesting. I'm interested in buying, or maybe asking someone for it for Christmas :3Avatar ImageHGROSS44 says: Just as one would expect she had started the reading revelotion Yea JRAvatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: :)Avatar Imageccking says: I wanna read this oh soo bad !!Avatar Imageccking says: I wanna read this oh soo bad !!Avatar Imageccking says: I wanna read this oh soo bad !!Avatar Imageccking says: I wanna read this oh soo bad !!Avatar Imageccking says: I wanna read this oh soo bad !!

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