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'Superman' icons Christopher Reeve and George Reeves lives told in comic book tribute

by jmaloni

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Tue, Nov 12th 2013 07:00 am

Bluewater Productions is releasing new comic book biographies on two legendary men of steel, Christopher Reeve and George Reeves. "Tribute: Christopher Reeve" will be released this week in conjunction with the release of the "Man of Steel" DVD

Bluewater is working with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation on this book, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the organization. 

What makes a man a true hero? Is it the role he plays or the life he leads? Explore the life of legendary actor and philanthropist Christopher Reeve in this tribute to the man behind Superman's cape.

The 32-page comic book, written by Michael Frizell, illustrated by M. Anthony Gerardo, will feature two covers: one by Gerardo and the other by famed artist Chris Mason. 

In January 2014, the comic book "Tribute: George Reeves," written and drawn by Gerardo, hits shelves. The book can be pre-ordered on iTunes and Comic Flea Market today. 

George Reeves was the first actor to portray the "Man of Steel" in full color. He is the granddaddy of all TV superheroes. But behind the scenes, Reeves lead a shocking life.

Previous subjects that have been featured in the "Tribute" line include Bruce Lee, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Capra, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe and James Dean. 

Print copies of the book can be ordered at Comic Flea Market for $3.99: http://bit.ly/XKXzyo

Digital copies will also be available for $1.99. Fans can download the comic to their e-readers from iTunes, Amazon, Nook, Kobo, ComiXology, Google Play, DriveThru Comics, Wowio, iVerse and more.

About Bluewater Productions

Bluewater Productions Inc. is one of the top independent production studios of comic books, young adult books and graphic novels. Its extensive catalog of titles includes the bestsellers "10th Muse" and "The Legend of Isis" "Bluewater publishes comic books in partnership with entertainment icon William Shatner ("TekWar Chronicles"), legendary filmmaker Ray Harryhausen ("Wrath of the Titans," "Sinbad: Rogue of Mars," "Jason and the Argonauts") and celebrated actor Vincent Price ("Vincent Price Presents"). For more information, visit www.bluewaterprod.com.

About Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/18mlN6N.

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