Martha Stewart is the latest culinary entity to get the comic book treatment. The domestic magnate is the subject of the latest biography in the Female Force comic series from Bluewater Productions. Each book chronicles the doings of a powerful woman, so the omnipotent Stewart isn't exactly a surprise pick.
According to the release, the 32-page volume will examine the "enigma" that is Martha, specifically how she has "simultaneously and successfully projected an image of sweetness and light, while at the same time allegedly betraying some of her closest friends on her way to the top." Comic book Martha does not have a superpower, unless you count hard-core business acumen and surviving jail time unscathed. Female Force: Martha Stewart comes out in July.
MARTHA STEWART COMES TO LIFE IN COMIC BOOK FORM IN JULY
Bluewater Productions is pleased to present a unique venture in the history of comic books, a biography featuring Martha Stewart. "Female Force: Martha Stewart" will be released in July 2011.
Martha Stewart's life has had a major impact on our culture. This comic will focus on her beginnings and the events that led to her eventually building a media empire all by herself, on par with powerful legends like Oprah Winfrey and how she was determined to become a household name and exceeded beyond her wildest dreams.
"Female Force" comic book series offers a broad examination of strong and influential women who are shaping modern history and culture. In past issues, the monthly series has featured Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Walters, Sarah Palin and others.
Publisher Darren G. Davis said, “ Our goal is to show the behind-the scenes machinations - many of them ignored by the mainstream media - that resulted in Martha Stewart becoming the phenomenon she is. A visual medium provides perspective that is not only accessible but more relatable to the average person without losing any of the information involved.”
This 32-page comic book will be chronicling this saga, “Female Force: Martha Stewart ” will explore all sides of this controversial woman, from her positive contribution to her fans' lives and society at large to the detractors who argue against her attempt to use her influence and power for selfish, unethical ends, to the point of eventually being convicted of insider trading, through it all, she has remained true to herself, her ambition and her vision through both the highest highs and lowest lows. Through it all, interest is still strong and steadfast for one of the most powerful women in the history of entertainment. Join Bluewater Productions as we examine the enigma of Martha Stewart and how she has simultaneously and successfully projected an image of sweetness and light, while at the same time allegedly betraying some of her closest friends on her way to the top.
“I am writing Martha Stewart as both icon and from a perspective of someone who might see her as callous, calculating and scheming. I did not admire her at first and throughout the process of research have come to admire and be utterly fascinated by what is a tale that most have not reported on,," says "Stewart" writer CW Cooke. "It's a fascinating story. Martha is the American Dream. She's a businesswoman, entrepreneur, and a name that everyone knows. She's been a model and a small business owner. She's been to jail and she's come out unscathed. She sounds like a superhero, but really, Martha is an amazing human being and I hope readers love learning about her as much as I did."
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