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Alice Cooper is a man, a band, and an idea that took on a life of its own, a voice for shock and glitter rockers whose influence created stars like Marilyn Manson and KISS. Behind the paint, the boa constrictors, and the staged executions is a man whose creative energies gave rise to a legend. Half truth, half fiction, Alice Cooper defines FAME.

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He has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC; now his story comes to comics. Follow the life of William Gates, from his early days writing basic code, through the rise of Microsoft, to his current humanitarian works. See what has driven this amazing man to become an architect of the future.

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The sequel to the sold-out FAME comic book biography on Bon Jovi. “Orbit: Bon Jovi” goes back to the beginning of Bon Jovi shot to rock stardom in the eighties while going strong till today as well as the bands induction to Rock N Roll Hall Of FAME. The series has been featured in Rolling Stone, People and Time magazines.

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The creators behind the legends of Spider-Man, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more were hardly overnight successes. Read the collected biographies of Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, and William M. Marston, the creative forces behind the superheroes that started a revolution in graphic fiction storytelling.

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He was not just The Beatles quiet man who was silent in interviews or wrote iconic songs in the history of Rock under the shadow of Lennon and McCartney. George was an spiritual creator living in a material world. In this book, we explore Harrison´s story from his teens from his death. We will go through his conversion ceremony to Hinduism as through the different parts of his life wich represented a new brand start in his career as an artist as well as his human growth.

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A creative force whose pioneering efforts in the area of sound production and special affects forever changed the way we view movies, George Lucas found FAME in 1977 with the release of Star Wars. Read the story behind the master filmmaker the shaped geek culture for generations.

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This is the epic story of how a humble, comic-loving boy from Jersey became the modern, high king of fantasy. Best known for the Game of Thrones TV series, George R. R. Martin has — over the decades — "rewritten the book" on sci-fi, horror and fandom in ways few authors could. Come and discover the reason Time magazine named him "one of the most influential people in the world". Come and discover GEORGE R. R. MARTIN: The Power Behind the Thrones.

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Welcome to the jungle! The voice of a generation, the “most dangerous band in the world” rode the wave of FAME and fortune during the heyday of MTV. Camera-ready, their creativity fueled by drugs, booze, and eager groupies, members like Axl Rose and Slash crafted music that permeated the airwaves. Gun N’ Roses transcended their metal roots to become genuine chart-toppers. Read about their meteoric rise in the pages of this new comic book.

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Chances are, you've had a Starbucks coffee recently. You might be drinking one now, or thinking of having one. I know I am. But do you know who helped get that Starbucks into your hands? Who had the idea to take Starbucks in a new direction? Learn the true tale of the man who pushed Starbucks into the stratosphere, taking it from its small coffee bean sales to its global coffee domination. See here, in comic book form, the true story of Howard Schultz, the man who made Starbucks a legend.

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Howard Stern is the man behind the microphone. The man behind the curtain. He is the voice of a generation, the voice of dissent, the voice of the people. He says what we all wants to say and does what we all want to do, and people love him for it. In the public eye for years, he's still an enigma, even though his story has been told in movies and on his program. Get the scoop on his life from his beginnings in local radio to his current show. Bababooey bababooey Howard Stern is it!

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Bond… James Bond. The fictional character is synonymous with action, intrigue, beautiful women, and maniacal despots bent on world destruction. The life of 007's creator, Ian Fleming, proved to be a template for his greatest creation. TidalWave explores the man behind the myth, or should we say the man who is a myth?

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For comic book fans the world over, Jack Kirby was the king. Born Jacob Kurtzberg in 1917, TidalWave Comics is now celebrating his life with their latest bio-comic "Orbit: Jack Kirby." This new bio comic will highlight how an artist helped change the face of comic books. For almost three decades, characters were trapped within each panel, but Kirby's cinematic style broke the boundaries of the sequential boxes, as he would use the whole page as his canvas. This style of graphic story telling would turn a fledgling comic book company into one of the most powerful companies in the world.

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John Lennon's post Beatles life was every bit as amazing as his time as part of the legendary Fab Four. In the upcoming TidalWave comic book, "Orbit: John Lennon," writer Marc Shapiro looks at those up and down moments that defined this true artist and renissance man's final years... right up to the moment when the music truly died.

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He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth, is the subject of his own tale in a special edition of TidalWave Productions’ latest biography comic title “Orbit.”

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Guitar god, hellraiser, junkie-outlaw, epic songwriting visionary: Keith Richards doesn’t just play rock ‘n roll-- he invented it. For over 40 years, Richards' incendiary guitar riffs and legendary off- stage antics have electrified fans and infuriated cops. See the demons that drove him from rags-to-rock riches in this uncensored book!

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As the brains and driving force behind Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has become the youngest billionaire in the history of the planet. As this comic reveals, the road for the success for both his creation and him personally was not preordained nor was it always a smooth ride. He would be tempted with unimaginable amounts of money and have to deal harshly with people along the way - many of whom would later feel betrayed. Read how a young man's frustration with women helped spark an idea that would have him dating Victoria's secret models and how socially inept young man wound up creating a company that has revolutionized the way hundreds of millions of people all over the globe socialize with each other.

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What goes together better than comics and rock music?  Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics Megadeth is one of the most acclaimed comics!  It is back in print!  Featuring the beginning of the band and their members Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman & David Ellefson. Also featuring a back-up story about the band Tesla.  As featured on CNN, Time Magazine, People Magazine, LA Times, Forbes, and MSNBC! Orbit is a comic book biography series that focuses on the people that have made a difference in the world! Cover by FAMEd artist Jayfri Hashim

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Few bands have achieved the success and status afforded the heavy metal pioneers known simply as Metallica. Metallica’s sound, a raw fury few can match, has stood the test of time and placed members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton, and Kirk Hammett in an exclusive club of artists. Read about the formation of the band in this special issue of Orbit.

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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.

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The band known as much for their talent onstage as their antics offstage, Mötley Crüe epitomized the drug-fueled, sex-riddled excess of 1980’s metal acts. In the process, they forged a rock dynasty few other bands have been able to achieve. Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil became household names, the scourge of the Christian right, and the darlings of the Billboard charts. Read about their meteoric rise and fall in this issue of Orbit!

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