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Howard Stern Now Really Is ‘The King of All Media’

During his recent appearance on Piers Morgan Tonight, Howard Stern revisited the origins of the ubiquitous tagline “The King of All Media.” It was all part of a joke made with Jackie Martling, an attempt by Stern to prove that if he referred to himself often enough by a certain sobriquet, that sobriquet would stick.

With this week’s announcement of a new $3.99 Howard Stern comic book to be put out in April by Vancouver, Washington based Bluewater Productions, the radio host is that much closer to living out the Martling joke. Per the press release:

Acording to Bluewater president Darren Davis, “Orbit” is a natural extension of the biography comic division established by Bluewater’s “Female Force,” “Fame,” and “Political Power.”

“We are launching ‘Orbit’ with a skew towards a more male demographic. When we weighed the possibilities of featuring people like Stern, LeBron James, Gary Gygax and J.R.R. Tolkien into our existing titles, the tone and tenor didn’t match… They needed a different voice in which to present the material.

Hmmm. If Bluewater does indeed continue down this path with LeBron, they may want to slot the NBA bad guy and “Heatles” band member in a cosmic category all his own.

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