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TV Legends Revealed: Did Barack Obama Personally Quash a Saturday Night Live Sketch?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barack Obama Personally Quash a Saturday Night Live Sketch?

This week, we learn whether then Sen. Barack Obama really had "Saturday Night Live" pull a political sketch in 2008.

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Obama Reveals "Secret Project": "We’re Building Iron Man"

President Barack Obama joked during a White House event that Iron Man-like technology is in development, though it's not too far from reality.

POLL: What's your favorite Barack Obama comic book appearance?

POLL: What's your favorite Barack Obama comic book appearance?

In celebration of Presidents Day in the United States, CBR wants to know your favorite comic book appearance of President Barack Obama.

"Jedi Mind Meld"? When Nerds Hold Positions of Power

President Obama's recent "Jedi mind meld" flub, and his humorous attempt to correct it, reminds us that from the White House to the Pentagon to Buckingham Palace, nerds hold seats of power and influence.

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

The gloating representatives of the Emperor have responded to the Obama administration's dismissal of a petition to build a functioning Death Star, which cited among other things the project's cost-prohibitive nature.

Todd McFarlane Gets Political With

Todd McFarlane Gets Political With "Spawn"

"Spawn" creator and writer Todd McFarlane discusses directly tying in the results of the recent presidential election with the ongoing adventures of his two decade old series for "Spawn" #225.

The Evolution of Barack Obama Comics

The Evolution of Barack Obama Comics

With President Barack Obama's reelection last Tuesday, ROBOT 6's Corey Blake remembers the Obama comic books of the last four years, finding potential for them to evolve into something useful.

PRESS RELEASE: Obama, Palin Win BOOM!'s Comic Book Straw Poll: Decision 2012

Mosher on BOOM!'s Presidential Comic Book Straw Poll

Mosher on BOOM!'s Presidential Comic Book Straw Poll

CBR News spoke with Chip Mosher about BOOM! Studios' "Presidential straw poll" where comic sales will determine the winner. Plus, an exclusive look at the Tim Pawlenty cover that could have been.

BOOM! Announces First Comic Book Presidential Straw Poll

BOOM! Announces First Comic Book Presidential Straw Poll

BOOM! Studios has announced the first-ever comic book Presidential Straw Poll, allowing readers to cast their vote for President of the United States by ordering the corresponding biographical comic.

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Comics A.M. - "Flashpoint" Gets Real? 31,000 Flock to Otakon

President Obama makes a cameo in DC's "Flashpoint"! EC Comics Library lineup! Otakon draws 31,000 fans! Walt Simonson talks "Thor"! Greg Pak reflects on "Incredible Hulk"! Plus much more!

Robinson Reignites the Bomb (Queen)

Robinson Reignites the Bomb (Queen)

Writer/artist Jimmie Robinson returns to comics with November's "Bomb Queen VI" #2 which pits the sadistic villainess against the current president of the United States, Barack Obama.

PRESS RELEASE: If Barack Obama were a Guardian of the Globe...

"Guardians" Back-Up to Feature Obama

Image has announced that each issue of the "Guardians of the Globe" miniseries will feature a bonus story by Chris Giarrusso featuring a member from the mock-Guardians teaser campaign, starting with President Obama.

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Is Obama "Buffy's" Twilight?

Yesterday, we learned that "Buffy Season 8" villain Twilight's identity would be revealed in issue #33. Later, a cover image identifying Twilight as President Obama surfaced. We spoke with editor Scott Allie for the real story.

Jimmie Robinson Talks Bomb Queen Vs. Obama!

Jimmie Robinson Talks Bomb Queen Vs. Obama!

Jimmie Robinson’s Bomb Queen faces a post-Bush world where her new enemy will be her greatest yet: President Obama, in an appearance that turns the Obama comics trend upside down. We spoke with Robinson.

Rob Liefeld Talks Youngblood

Rob Liefeld Talks Youngblood

Rob Liefeld returns full-time to his Image series as both writer and illustrator, and spoke with CBR about what fans can expect from "Youngblood" #9, which puts President Barack Obama in the crosshairs of some very bad people.

Bringing Out the Dead w/ Ash & Obama

Bringing Out the Dead w/ Ash & Obama

Dynamite tweaks the presidential comics trend with an "Army of Darkness" miniseries that mixes the Commander-in-Chief with Detroit's boom stick madman. We spoke with writer Elliott Serrano about "Ash Saves Obama."

PRESS RELEASE: Licensable BearTM Teams With The Hero Initiative With Barack Obama Edition

IDW Titles on Sale June 17, 2009

IDW Titles on Sale June 17, 2009

Courtesy of IDW, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next week including "Angel: After the Fall" #22, "Barack Obama" #1, "G.I. Joe" #4, "Groom Lake" #3, "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" #2 and more.

Obama Puppy Appears with Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers

Obama Puppy Appears with Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers

Bo Obama, the U.S. President's new Portuguese Water Dog puppy, will guest-star in the fourth issue of Marvel Comics’ “Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers.” CBR has a high-res look at the story.

CBR TV: Rob Liefeld Part II

CBR TV: Rob Liefeld Part II

The creator of “Armageddon Now” and numerous superhero characters over the years, Rob Liefeld talks to CBR TV about his most well known project, Image Comics’ “Youngblood," featuring President Barack Obama.

EXCLUSIVE: Ash Saves Obama!

EXCLUSIVE: Ash Saves Obama!

Courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment, CBR brings you an exclusive first look at Todd Nauck's cover for "Army Of Darkness: Ash Saves Obama" #1. Written by Elliot Serrano with art by Ariel Padilla, on sale in August.

PRESS RELEASE: Devil's Due's "Drafted: 100 Days" Features President Obama

Lying In The Gutters - 4/27/2009

Lying In The Gutters - 4/27/2009

An early look at art from "Barack: The Barbarian," changes at McFarlane Toys, comics publishers paying up (or are they), issue numbering at Marvel, beating the pirates at their game and more. UPDATED with a review of "Wolverine."

Sales Estimates for February, 2009

Sales Estimates for February, 2009

Marvel's Barack Obama-starring Spider-Man comic book came out on top for the second month in a row, with DC's "Watchmen" leading the trade paperbacks list once again. Check out the complete estimates here.

Jeff Mariotte Unleashes

Jeff Mariotte Unleashes "Garrison" at Wildstorm

Former DC Senior Editor Jeff Mariotte has created “Garrison” with artist Francesco Francavilla. CBR News speaks with Mariotte and takes an exclusive first look at “the most dangerous man in the world.”

Dynamic Forces offers an all new selection of signed and exclusive editions

Dynamic Forces offers an all new selection of signed and exclusive editions

Sales Estimates for January, 2009

Sales Estimates for January, 2009

Unsurprisingly, Marvel's Barack Obama-starring Spider-Man comic book came out on top in January, with DC's top offering being "Final Crisis" #6 and Image taking the prize for best-selling trade with "The Walking Dead" Vol. 9.

Unfortunate Confluence of Words - 3/6/2009

Unfortunate Confluence of Words - 3/6/2009

The long national nightmare is officially over -- Keith Giffen has returned! After far too long of a break, Giffen is back at CBR to share his opinion on pretty much everything, and if you're in his sights, well, you're definitely in trouble.

WC:  IDW Celebrates

WC: IDW Celebrates "Barack Obama!"

Two new Obama-themed one-shots will follow IDW Publishing's massively successful "Presidential Material" comic by Jeff Mariotte and Tom Morgan. Plus, an exclusive look at the J. Scott Campbell cover for the first one-shot.

PRESS RELEASE: Rob Liefled's "Youngblood" sells out

PRESS RELEASE: Barack Obama issue of "Youngblood" hits stores tomorrow

Waid TV: Fan Q&A

Waid TV: Fan Q&A

In this first installment of WAID TV, Mark Waid answers fan questions on a range of topics, including Geoff Johns & Alex Ross' "Thy Kingdom Come," his favorite work of his own, and Superman's Social Security number.

Spidey/Obama Issue Hits Fifth Printing

Spidey/Obama Issue Hits Fifth Printing

In response to continuing strong sales, Marvel Comics has sent 'Amazing Spider- Man" #583, guest starring new U.S. President Barack Obama, back to press for a fifth printing with a new version of the Phil Jimenez cover.

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A "Savage Dragon" Experiment with Erik Larsen

Erik Larsen dives into the story of 121 days told in 121 panels to prepare his signature character for a new beginning. CBR News spoke with the writer-artist about "Savage Dragon" #144.

Templesmith Takes On “The Presidents of the United States”

Templesmith Takes On “The Presidents of the United States”

CBR talks to Ben Templesmith about IDW’s “The Presidents of the United States,” which features portraits by the artist of America’s 44 Commanders in Chief.

Pipeline - 1/27/2009

Pipeline - 1/27/2009

What does Roy Lichtenstein's art have to do with the Obama poster we discussed last week? You might be surprised. Plus, thoughts on the big news of the week along with the death of a quirky trades paperback theme.

Road to the White House: Dan Goldman on

Road to the White House: Dan Goldman on "08"

New Republic journalist Michael Crowley and "Shooting War" artist Dan Goldman invite readers to relive the twists and turns of the 2008 presidential contest in "08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail," on sale this week.

PRESS RELEASE: "Savage Dragon" Barack Obama issue gets fourth printing

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