IDW Publishing Presents Graphic Novel Biographies of U.S. Presidential Candidates24 juillet 2008
[ENGLISH] IDW says: The larger-than-life personal stories andcome-from-behind political victories of the presumptive presidentialcandidates, Senator Barack Obama (Dem; IL) and Senator John McCain (Rep;AZ), have electrified the political discourse in this country and aroundthe world. Now IDW Publishing(www.idwpublishing.com) is pleased to present an extraordinary venture: apair of biographies, « PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL: BARACKOBAMA » (Author: Jeff Mariotte/Artist: Tom Morgan) and « PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL: JOHNMCCAIN » (Author: Andy Helfer/Artist: Stephen Thompson) presented in oneof the true American art forms, the comic book. Painstakingly researchedwith beautifully drawn depictions highlighting key incidents in the livesof the two men, the books are sure to be a hot collector’s item. The bookscan be pre-ordered starting today at www.presidentialcomics.com in advanceof the October 8th publication date.
In addition to the print versions, mobile phone users can purchase thebooks for downloading through uclick’s GoComics mobile comic book reader atwww.gocomics.com/presidents.The books will be available on phones through top U.S. carriers and on themobile Internet at http://m.gocomics.com. A leading digital entertainmentprovider offering a broad mix of popular products for the Web and mobilephones, uclick’s content lineup includes other IDW properties, among manyother leading brands.
The powerful cover art illustrations were created by fan favorite J. ScottCampbell.
Senator Barack Obama’s meteoric rise to the top of the Democratic Party isthe stuff of political legend. His epic battle with Senator Hillary Clintonto be the Democratic Party’s nominee has ensured, regardless of outcome, anhistoric election in November. Senator John McCain’s Navy tenure includedan extended period as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and he has been alongtime member of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and tradepaperbacks. As a leader in the horror, action, and sci-fi genres, IDWpublishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industryincluding: television’s #1 prime time series CBS’ « CSI: Crime SceneInvestigation, » Paramount’s « 30 Days of Night, » « Star Trek, » Fox’s « Angel, »Hasbro’s « The Transformers, » and the BBC’s « Doctor Who. »