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“Omega Boy Versus Doctor Diabetes” is a comic book written by brothers Kamaal and Malcolm Washington. The brothers—ages 11 and 9, respectively—are the sons of Alonzo Washington, publisher, co-writer, co-creator and owner of Omega 7 comic books.
The two boys, who have grown up around comics, started the “Omega Boy Versus Doctor Diabetes” venture when Kamaal was diagnosed with type 1 in 2003. He and Malcolm, who live in Kansas City, Kansas, draw and write the comic book. They wanted to use their Omega Boy superhero to educate children about the disease.
You can order “Omega Boy Versus Doctor Diabetes” for $5 from www.omega7.com/html/DiabetesBook.html.
To order by mail, make your check or money order payable to:
Omega 7, Inc.
P.O. Box 171046
Kansas City, Kansas 66117
If you live in the Kansas City area, you can purchase the book and other Omega 7 comics at Osco drugstores.
Sources: www.omega7.com and Erin Adamson of The Capital-Journal
Jun 1, 2005
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