bluewater Archives

No One Could Have Predicted Trump's Victory… Except Tidal Wave Comics?!
Tidal Wave Comics, the publisher formerly known as Storm Comics, even more formerly (unfortunately) known as Storm Front Comics, and most formerly of all known as Bluewater Comics, may be the first comic book company to cash in on Donald Trump's… excuse me… *gulp*… President Trump's victory in last night's election by featuring him prominently in a comic[...]
Bluewater Renames Itself StormFront (Really?) And Publishes Metallica Biography
Bluewater Productions are a comic book publisher that roared to prominence on the back of a series of political leader biographies, diversified into entertainment and other famous names, as they continued to publish a number of fantasy and sci-fi series. As much as they received mass publicity for many of their comics, depending on the subject,[...]
And Finally… The Fear Of A Horse Running Amok On The Streets Of New York City
  PETA and Bluewater have released this image by Michael Dorman to highlight the campaign to remove horse drawn carriage rides in New York City, and urge NYCC attendees to boycott the service. Not sure if it's exactly representative of a real and present danger, but, Mayor Bill de Blasio will soon officially announce his long-debated plans to unveil a[...]
Bluewater, The Publisher That Just Won't Let Its Creator Owned Comics Go
Darren G Davis is the publisher of Bluewater Comics, who have come in for considerable criticism of late, whether for not paying creators, asking creators to sign work-for-hire-back-end contracts, and much more, there have certainly been some disgruntled folk involved with Bluewater, who specialise in biographical comic books that, once upon a time, sold large[...]
Preview: The Edward Snowden Story by Valerie D'Orazio and Lauer Oliveira
  Getting press all over the place after we first reported the story, including Time, Breitbart and, here's a preview of the upcoming Edward Snowden biographcial comic book by comic industry legend Valerie D'Orazio and Lauer Oliveira from Bluewater Press     Getting press all over the place after we first reported the story, including Time, Breitbart and,[...]
Coming From Valerie D'Orazio – Edward Snowden, The Joker And A Marx Sister
But now, things seem to be going her way a little more. There's the free release of Occasional Superheroine. From Bluewater, there's Beyond: Edward Snowden   There's another on the curse of the Joker, and clown history in Beyond: The Joker, Man Who Laughs .   Which handily comes out a week before the Batman: Death of the Family Book and Joker[...]
Valerie D'Orazio To Write Biography Of Edward Snowden
Around ten years ago, Valerie D'Orazio was at the centre of controversy, after her essay Goodbye To Comics, in which she analysed an industry and culture that seemed to be on the brink of killing her, as well as alleging serious sexual assault by a senior editor at DC comics! where she worked. Over the last[...]
Mario Gully, Bluewater, David Finch, Darren Davis And WTF Covers?
Mario Gully of Ant fame has drawn a cover for a new Bluewater comic, Drake He posts the art on his Facebook, stating specifically that it's a commissioned homage by Bluewater publisher Darren Davis of a Batman piece by David Finch.  Here they are together – clicky for biggy. It's not the only inspiration Bluewater is[...]
Comic Wars: Bluewater, Levity And A Sam Kinison Cover
A few days ago, we reported how Jaymes Reed had pulled his creator owned Comics COMICS biography line from Bluewater, amidst allegations and delays of non payment. In reply, Bluewater publisher Darren G Davis stated that he was only publishing the line as a favour and the books were only selling less than 200 copies each[...]
Bluewater, Levity And The Authorised Bill Hicks Comic
"It's the Bleeding Cool stuff that drives me the battiest" – Darren G Davis, in a rather Bleeding Cool obsessed interview with Hideous Energy. In that interview Darren G Davis, publisher and owner of Bluewater makes some entertaining comments about me and Bleeding Cool some true, some verifiably false, but the overall impression is that Bleeding Cool[...]
Looking At A Contract From Bluewater Productions
I've been running a number of articles recently on comic creators who have been unpaid on certain comic projects – and in some cases actually getting them paid. But I had one complaint recently from a creator who had not been paid for their work for Bluewater They sent me the contract and then told me[...]
Arcana Buys 10th Muse, Legend Of Isis And More From Bluewater
Arcana Comics have announced they are buying up a large chunk of Bluewater's publishing library Basically, everything except the biography and most of the licenced titles, to be published in trade paperback form. So that means 10th Muse, Legend of Isis, Judo Girl, Styx and Stone, Deathsport Games, Orion the Hunter, Blackbeard Legacy, Paparazzi, Warlock, Leprechaun[...]