Bluewater and Island Puzzles Piece Together a Partnership

Fri, March 4th, 2011 at 6:21pm PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Broadening their artistic endeavors, comic book publisher Bluewater Productions has “pieced together” a deal with Island Puzzles to render many of their popular comic book covers into limited edition jigsaw puzzles.

Starting with a commemorative puzzle taken from the cover illustration of the upcoming comic book featuring the April royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Bluewater and Bermuda-based Island Puzzles will collaborate on several iconic comic-book themed projects over the next year.

"We at Island Puzzles are very excited to collaborate with Bluewater Comics for this limited edition engagement puzzle of the royal couple They are a beautiful couple and we wanted to make a unique puzzle to commemorate their momentous occasion, “said Chris Lima, Island Puzzles owner.

In addition to the royal wedding project, Bluewater announced that Island Puzzles will also be creating jigsaw puzzles from other comic titles including “Logan’s Run, ” “William Shatner Presents,” “The Misadventures of Adam West,” “Wrath of the Titans,” “Sinbad: Rogue of Mars,” and several other from Bluewater’s “Female Force” line of biography comics.

The 500-piece (17.5” x 25.5”) handmade, limited edition puzzles can be purchased through Amazon and http://www.theroyalweddingwilliamkate.com. They retail for $34.95 and will be available for shipment on April 1, 2011.

"The Royals: Prince William and Kate Middleton" the comic book and graphic novel will be released on March 30th. The standard 32-page issue retails for $3.99. It will be available through local comic book stores and several online venues including Amazon.com (and Amazon UK) and the Barnes and Noble and Borders online stores. The special collector's edition (which will feature over forty pages), will retail for $7.99.

“I love puzzles and I love what Island Puzzles is doing with our artwork,” said Bluewater president Darren Davis. “I thought this would be a nice added value for collectors and puzzle enthusiasts alike.”

About Bluewater Productions

Bluewater Productions Inc. is one of the top independent production studios of comic books, young adult books and graphic novels. Its extensive catalog of titles includes the bestsellers “10th Muse” and “The Legend of Isis” ”Bluewater publishes comic books in partnership with entertainment icon William Shatner (“TekWar Chronicles”), legendary filmmaker Ray Harryhausen (“Wrath of the Titans,” “Sinbad: Rogue of Mars,” “Jason and the Argonauts,” et al) and celebrated actor Vincent Price (“Vincent Price Presents”), 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.

For more information, visit www.bluewaterprod.com.

About Island Puzzles

Island Puzzles is a new and exciting jigsaw puzzle company located on the island of Bermuda. It is owned and operated by Chris Lima, a local 28 year old entrepreneur. Island Puzzles creates unique and custom jigsaw puzzles ranging in size, shape, and difficulty. Their signature items include an extensive collection of Bermuda themed puzzles, with images shot by local photographers.

Puzzles hand-makes every puzzle to order. They not only make puzzles based on their catalogue images, but customers can upload images that they want made into a custom, one of a kind puzzle. They also do mosaic puzzles,

where they use a collection of images to form one larger image and make that

into a puzzle as well.

For more information on Island Puzzles, please visit www.islandpuzzles.com

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