The historic story of mathematician Ada Lovelace's life is a tragic one. Born to Annabella Milbanke and the poet Lord Byron, Lovelace was a modern visionary that ultimately led a tragic life, dying from cancer at the young age of 36.
Her early death came while she was in the midst of an exciting project with mathematician Charles Babbage: Figuring out how to build the first computer, a gadget she and Babbage had dubbed the "Analytical Engine."
Graphic artist and animator Sydney Padua was struck by Lovelace's early passing—a fate that didn't allow her to complete this historic project.
So Padua decided someone needed to imagine a better ending for the duo. The result, "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage," Padua's first graphic novel.