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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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3048 Points

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.

Posted by Kirk on September 08, 2009, 10:31 PM report to moderator
47 Points

this is gonna be so amazing i cannot wait to get it

Posted by lilginnythatlostherjumper on September 08, 2009, 10:34 PM report to moderator
674 Points

Gah! Can’t wait!!!!

Posted by joelface on September 08, 2009, 10:37 PM report to moderator
502 Points

waves hand in the air wildly

Posted by Olivia Elaine a.k.a Agent Pomplamoose on September 08, 2009, 10:44 PM report to moderator
502 Points

waves hand in the air wildly

Posted by Olivia Elaine a.k.a Agent Pomplamoose on September 08, 2009, 10:46 PM report to moderator
1397 Points

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.

Posted by Blatcher(ROAR) on September 08, 2009, 10:47 PM report to moderator
3526 Points

THAT’S AWESOME !! i hope the JKR/HP world carries on forever and ever and ever and ever … and you get it.

Posted by DesQueJteVois on September 08, 2009, 10:53 PM report to moderator
738 Points

Can’t give her enough honors, in my view. You GO, JKR!!

Posted by bettb [ITC!] on September 08, 2009, 10:59 PM report to moderator
2661 Points

Wow, this is going to be great!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on September 08, 2009, 11:01 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

whoa, that’s frickin’ awesome! :D

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on September 08, 2009, 11:36 PM report to moderator
797 Points

that sounds like fun; i’d love to buy it!

Posted by ethelnorthbrook {ROAR} on September 08, 2009, 11:58 PM report to moderator
587 Points

lol WOW!!! thats gonna be cool :)

Posted by GinnyPotter:) on September 09, 2009, 12:00 AM report to moderator
1013 Points

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.

Posted by Dawlish and the Archies {WBM!} on September 09, 2009, 12:02 AM report to moderator
7475 Points

this sounds awesome JKR is awesome

Posted by Luce-Lupin !~ROAR~! on September 09, 2009, 12:14 AM report to moderator
9414 Points

I’m definitely getting a copy!

Posted by sakuranbo07 on September 09, 2009, 12:15 AM report to moderator
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