Melinda Gates featured in new comic book

Melinda Gates featured in new comic book

Credit: Bluewater Productions

The cover of "Female Force: Melinda Gates" features the well-known businesswoman and philanthropist.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Businesswoman and philanthropist Melinda Gates will star in a new comic book about her life.

Bluewater Productions, based in Vancouver, Wash., will release Female Force: Melinda Gates on September 4 as both a print and digital book.

Writer Melissa Seymour wrote the 32-page book and artist Manuel Diaz illustrated it. Albert Pessoa created the cover.

"Writing comic books on influential, strong, intelligent women -- does it get better than that?" said Seymour. "It's so important to shine light on the accomplishments of women because then young girls will think, 'Hey, I want to be just like her!'"

The Female Force series has featured other well-known women, including Angelina Jolie, Hillary Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Sonia Sotomayor, Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Giffords.

Future subjects will include Laura Ingraham, Gloria Steinem and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

This is not the first time Bluewater has shone the spotlight on the Gates family. Earlier this year, they produced a comic book featuring Bill Gates.

 

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