“Hollywood icon by day, unsung science genius by night.”
From her native Austria to the limelight of Hollywood, Hedy Lamarr was constantly bombarded with societal limitations and personal obstacles—including her own beauty. Only through courage, ambition, and intellect would she rise to become both a cultural icon and an unparalleled inventor whose creations would alter the course of history.
Creators William Roy and Sylvain Dorange use the graphic novel medium to recount the biography of a genius inventor who happened to be “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”.
Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life
“Of all the complex lives movie stars have lived, arguably none have been more complex, contradictory and fascinating than that of Hedy Lamarr...Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life, tells the actor’s story anew, and in the process, brings her astonishing accomplishments to life once again…. [as] a fast-paced, fun biography.”
***Featured on Forbes Best Graphic Novels of 2018***
"William Roy’s sophisticated, smartly-written graphic novel moves at a brisk, energetic pace. It not only chronicles Hedy’s independence, drive, creativity, and intelligence but also accentuates her many significant yet little-known achievements beyond tinseltown."
"...tribute to her complicated life."
"...an enjoyable tribute."
"...this graphic novel is wonderful. It’s a really accessible format that all ages can enjoy."
"...a graphic novelization of her life from writer William Roy and artist Sylvain Dorange that you’ve gotta see."