NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fans of Britain’s royal household eagerly awaiting Prince Harry’s marriage ceremony to American actress Meghan Markle subsequent month can learn concerning the couple’s romance in a vibrant comedian e book.
Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and fifth in line to the throne, will tie the knot with Markle on May 19 at Windsor Castle, the palace that has been the home of British kings and queens for nearly 1,000 years. They have attracted massive cheering crowds in public appearances since their engagement was introduced final November.
The comedian, “The Royals: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle,” is accessible on-line in three variations: a standard 26-page comedian e book, a hardback 40-page graphic novel and a marriage version with a particular cowl by artist Joey Mason.
Mason’s credit embody “My Little Pony: The Movie,” “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” and Scooby-Doo tasks.
The comedian e book about Harry and Markle is revealed by U.S.-based TidalWave Productions, which has produced comics about different British royals, together with Harry’s older brother, Prince William, and Kate Middleton earlier than their marriage ceremony.
“Fans of the royal couple will love this issue for portraying Harry and Meghan as two well-rounded and grounded individuals,” writer Darren Davis stated in a press release. “But it also has enough pomp and spectacle to match the excitement surrounding the event.”
The comedian particulars Harry’s life, together with his navy profession, and Markle’s biracial background, her earlier divorce and her performing profession. It additionally contains the loss of life of Harry’s mom, Princess Diana.
One panel of the comedian reads: “The public couldn’t help but wonder when the young prince would settle down and assume duties of the state. The pressure was on for Harry to leave the bachelor life behind when his brother, Prince William, married Kate Middleton.”
The e book describes how Harry and Markle met in 2016 by way of a mutual pal who set them up and the way they traveled collectively to Botswana. It additionally discusses the couple’s engagement and the way Markle’s ring contains Diana’s diamonds.
The couple has invited 600 visitors to their marriage ceremony and requested charitable donations in lieu of items.
The marriage ceremony is prone to appeal to enormous consideration across the world, as did the 2011 marriage of William and Kate Middleton, which was watched by an estimated 2 billion folks.
Reporting by Alicia Powell in New York; Writing by Suzannah Gonzales; Editing by Leslie Adler