Steve Jobs Biographical Graphic Comic Offered on Nook and Kindle

By Oliver VanDervoort October 07, 2011

Just one day after his company’s newest iPhone was revealed, the man who made Apple the juggernaut it is today left this earth. While technophiles the world over know who Steve Jobs is, the fact that those who were not avid techies knew who he was shows just how big a footprint the man left on the world. Now the company that has long been planning a biographical comic book of Steve Jobs has decided to release an eBook version on the Kindle and the Nook this week.

The Apple cofounder’s death has had tongues wagging for days since it was announced he had passed on, succumbing to the pancreatic cancer that he had been battling for years.   Bluewater Productions still plans to wait another three weeks before they release the print edition of the comic but decided that there was enough demand to release the digital copy as soon as possible. Going one-step further to honor the memory of the man, Bluewater has said that a portion of the print comics’ proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. 

The comic, which was first announced last June, is expected to show the history of Jobs and Apple’s rise to the top of the technological heap. Of course, since the comic was produced before his passing, the paper copy will make no mention of when he passed away. The special eBook version however will make respectful mention of the end of his life. While those who use Comixology as their main comic book or eBook reading app will have to wait until October 27th to get the book, Kindle users will be able to download the book today and Nook users tomorrow. 

This is not the first time that Bluewater has taken to publishing a comic biography. Bluewater said that it was moved to put together the Steve Jobs biography thanks to the popularity last year of their artful depiction of the rise of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. That particular graphic novel is only being offered on the Kindle and Nook, showing that Bluewater has a good working relationship with both companies.




Edited by Rich Steeves

Contributing Writer

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

API Management Poised for Big Growth

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2017

The API management market is forecast to be worth $2.665 billion by 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets. That's up from more than $606 million last y…

Read More

IBM Watson Aims to Improve Call Center, IVR CX

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2017

At its IBM Interconnect event today, the tech giant is introducing the IBM Watson Voice Gateway. It can act as a cognitive self-service agent, directl…

Read More

The 3D Printer That Could Print Your Next House or Finish Trump's Wall in Two Months

By: Rob Enderle    3/21/2017

Not only could this 3D printer be used to rapidly rebuild a town devastated by a natural or manmade disaster, the resulting home could be better able …

Read More

How Twitter, Indiegogo and IBM Will Augment Executives and Politicians

By: Rob Enderle    3/20/2017

I think Twitter could become the showcase for what Ginni Rometty, IBM's CEO, was talking about when she said that IBM wasn't focused on replacing huma…

Read More

NVIDIA and Intel Race for Autonomous Vehicles

By: Doug Mohney    3/17/2017

While Intel was basking in the glow of a $15 billion deal for Israel-based Mobileye this week, NVIDIA announced autonomous vehicle partnerships with B…

Read More