Democratic Presidential Candidates Come to Comic Books With POLITICAL POWER Biographies

Political Power
Credit: TidalWave
Credit: TidalWave
Credit: TidalWave

In April and May, TidalWave will publish a series of one-shot comic books detailing the biographies of several Democratic candidates for President of the United States of America.

Among those profiled will be Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, and Mike Bloomberg. This continues the publisher's series of biographies of presidential candidates, with previous entries in the series including current U.S. President Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, and Jeb Bush.

“In 2016, we focused heavily on Republicans. This time, we are heavy on the Democrats,” TidalWave Comics Publisher Darren Davis said. “As a reluctant reader, I found the comic book form easy to access, so I always believed comics could both entertain and teach."

Credit: TidalWave
Credit: TidalWave

Here are TidalWave's solicitations for its biographies of Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, and Mike Bloomberg. 

Political Power: Joe Biden
Written by Wey-Yuih Loh
Art by Jonathan Rector
Joe Biden was once America’s youngest member of Congress. As Barack Obama’s running mate and eventual vice president, Biden gradually carved a place for himself in American history. Like all long-serving politicians, his road to the presidency has not been easy. This biography comic traces Biden’s life in an easily accessible story that gives the reader insight into Biden’s character.

Political Power: Peter Buttigieg
Release date: April 2020
Written by Michael L. Frizell
Art by Juan José Pereyra
Cover by famed comic book artist: Dave Ryan
Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, a veteran of the Afghanistan War, is the son of professors at Notre Dame who instilled in him a desire to learn. After graduating from Harvard and studying at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, Pete became the nation’s youngest mayor. His tenure at the helm of South Bend, Indiana, has met with some controversy, but Mayor Pete, the first openly gay candidate for U.S. president, has grown to be a rising star in the Democratic Party.

Credit: TidalWave

Political Power: Bernie Sanders
Written and art by Joe Paradise
The longest-serving independent member of Congress in American history, the often-fiery senator from Vermont enjoyed a grassroots-level groundswell of support that brought him within striking distance of the nomination for president in 2016. Bernie is back, consistently polling high with Democrats and Independents and ready to take on the establishment in 2020.

Political Power: Mike Bloomberg
Release date: May 2020
Written by Michael L. Frizell
Cover by famed comic book artist: Dave Ryan
Mike Bloomberg, the once Republican mayor of New York City, is now a Democrat and ready to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. The billionaire is self-funding his race for the nomination and has traded barbs with the president in some very public feuds. Read the story of a self-made billionaire who wants to lead the United States of America.

Female Force: Elizabeth Warren
Written by Michael L. Frizell
Art by Pablo Martinena & Vincenzo Sansone
Senator Elizabeth Warren is a favorite target of President Trump. Undaunted, Warren has carved a name for herself as a rising star in the Democratic Party and a presidential candidate who fights big banks and large corporations to support the middle class. From her modest roots in rural Oklahoma to her exalted role as a senator from Massachusetts, Warren’s story comes to life in this issue of Female Force.

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