SOLICITATIONS: Nets’ owner gets comic book treatment

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Press Release

After the announcement of the Brooklyn Net new mascot “BrooklynKnight” and its Marvel produced comic book.  Bluewater Productions is introducing the Nets’ enigmatic owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s lives story will be told in in comic book format as “Orbit: Mikhail Prokhorov”.

As a leading industrialist in Russia’s precious metals sector, Mikhail Prokhorov quickly rose to become the 7th richest man in the country. He ran against the mighty Vladimir Putin in the 2012 presidential elections, and purchased the NBA team the Nets, moving the former Garden Staters to Brooklyn this year. As the center of his fair share of controversies over the years, the Russian billionaire has become one of the most talked about figures in Europe and beyond.

“Orbit: Mikhail Prokhorov” details the many hats worn by the ambitious Russian. From prominent politician to owner of an American sports franchise, Tony Laplume captures his interesting story, while Miky Ruiz brings it to life with his illustrations.

The bio comic is the latest in Bluewater Production’s popular “Orbit” biography series. “Orbit” explores the lives of some of the most influential business people, athletes, authors, musicians, and public figures in the world, geared more towards a male audience. Past issues have focused on Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Stephen King, John Lennon, and Howard Stern. “Orbit” joins the ranks of our critically acclaimed biography comic books and graphic novels along with “Political Power,” “FAME,” and “Female Force.” Bluewater biographies have been featured on everything from Forbes, ESPN, CNN, to The Today Show, to MTV.

Out today, “Orbit: Mikhail Prokhorov” will be available in print exclusively from Comic Flea Market for $3.99 here: http://bit.ly/YSqwLe

Digital copies for Nook, Kindle, and iPad can be ordered from iTunes, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, 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 sought-after comic book “10th Muse” was ranked as the sixth highest selling comic book in the industry. Bluewater’s extensive catalog of titles includes the bestsellers “Logan’s Run,” based off of the popular movie of the same name, and “Fame: Lady Gaga,” a biographical story. Bluewater publishes comic books in partnership with entertainment icon William Shatner (“TekWar Chronicles”), legendary actors Adam West (“The Misadventures of Adam West) and Julie Newmar (The Secret Lives of Julie Newmar”), and celebrated horror film star Vincent Price (“Vincent Price Presents”). The studio also collaborates with renowned, best-selling authors on titles, including John Saul (“The Blackstone Chronicles,” The God Project”) and S.E. Hinton (“The Puppy Sister”).  Additionally, Bluewater publishes a highly successful line of biographical comics under the titles “Female Force” and “Political Power.”

Bluewater aims to unite cutting-edge art and engaging stories produced by its stable of the publishing industry’s top artists and writers.

via Bluewater Productions