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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

PRESS RELEASE: "Amazing Spider-Man" Obama story hits fourth printing

Presidential Material - Barack Obama 4th Printing Cover

Presidential Material - Barack Obama 4th Printing Cover

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR brings you a look at the fourth printing cover of "Presidential Material: Barack Obama," which hits stores again on February 4.

Lying In The Gutters - 1/19/2009

Lying In The Gutters - 1/19/2009

Rich takes a long look at the changes Diamond is making and how it affects publishers, more ways the struggling economy is affecting comics, is Mark Waid actally Evil, more Obama in comics, a "Glamourpuss" preview and much more.

Marvel Hits Third Printing on Spidey/Obama Book

Marvel Hits Third Printing on Spidey/Obama Book

With the first two printings of "Amazing Spider-Man" #583 selling out immediately, Marvel Comics is going back to press for a third printing of the special issue that guest stars U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama.

Creating History with the President-Elect

Creating History with the President-Elect

CBR News checked in with writer Zeb Wells and artist Todd Nauck about the instant sell-out “Amazing Spider-Man” #583, blessed with Barack Obama on the cover, from a signing at Alakazam Comics in Irvine, CA.Updated

EXCLUSIVE: Youngblood #8 Obama Cover

EXCLUSIVE: Youngblood #8 Obama Cover

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR brings you an exclusive first look at the cover of "Youngblood" #8, featuring U.S. President Elect Barack Obama. Written and drawn by Rob Liefeld, this issue goes on sale in February.

EXCLUSIVE: Spidey/Obama Second Printing Variant

EXCLUSIVE: Spidey/Obama Second Printing Variant

In response to national media attention and concerns over availability, Marvel has gone back to press on "Amazing Spider-Man" #583, guest-starring Barack Obama, and CBR has the Diamond order code and variant cover!

VIDEO: Quesada Talks Spidey/Obama on CNN

VIDEO: Quesada Talks Spidey/Obama on CNN

Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada appeared on CNN’s “American Morning” on Friday to discuss “Amazing Spider-Man” #583, the upcoming issue featuring U.S. President Elect Barack Obama sharing a fist-pound.

Barack Obama Saved by Spider-Man? - UPDATED

Barack Obama Saved by Spider-Man? - UPDATED

USA Today is reporting that next week’s issue of “Amazing Spider-Man” will feature President Elect Barack Obama being saved by the web-slinger with artist Phil Jimenez providing an Obama variant cover.

Colbert & Quesada Bait Obama with Spidey Book - UPDATED w/ Video

Colbert & Quesada Bait Obama with Spidey Book - UPDATED w/ Video

On Thursday's episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert and Marvel EiC Joe Quesada offer up a signed copy of "Amazing Spider-Man" to Spidey fan Barack Obama in return for an appearance on the show.

Legislator's Comics Collection Not an Ethics Violation

Legislator's Comics Collection Not an Ethics Violation

Tennessee legislator Jason Mumpower has been officially cleared of any ethics violation concerning a 17,000-strong comic book collection he did not disclose amongst his valuable assets.

Larsen First to Depict Obama as President Elect

Larsen First to Depict Obama as President Elect

In a piece produced for a Chicago website, comics creator Erik Larsen became the first to depict Barack Obama in his new role as President Elect. In the one-page piece, Obama thanks the Savage Dragon for his support.

PRESS RELEASE: Bluewater announced Michelle Obama comic

Lying In The Gutters - 11/10/2008

Lying In The Gutters - 11/10/2008

It's a big one this week as Rich uncovers a nasty scam one artist is attempting to pull on the industry by claiming he's Art Adams, new creator owned work from Ellis & Granov, word of Bat-series changes coming next year and more. Updated

NO, WAIT: Colbert Loses To Obama

NO, WAIT: Colbert Loses To Obama

The Daily Bugle has contradicted earlier reports that Stephen Colbert won the U.S. Presidency in the Marvel Universe, and has announced Barack Obama as the victor. "Oops, our bad," says Marvel's Joe Quesada.

ELECTION DAY: Don't Forget To Vote!

ELECTION DAY: Don't Forget To Vote!

It's Election Day in the USA! Voting is the most important civil right a citizen can exercise, and CBR encourages everyone eligible to go vote for the candidates and ballot measures you support. Need help? We've got some links.

Nerdarchy In The U.S.A.

Nerdarchy In The U.S.A.

With the U.S. Presidential Election in its final days, CBR presents a gallery not of traditional political cartoons, but rather creative and humorous political expressions unique to the comic book and internet cultures.

McCain and Obama in the Marvel Universe?

McCain and Obama in the Marvel Universe?

Joe Casey shares with CBR his pitch for "Executive Power," a Marvel series you'll never see that would've starred the winner of the U.S. Presidential election and depicted his dealings with superheroes.

IDW Auctions J. Scott Campbell Presidential Artwork

IDW Auctions J. Scott Campbell Presidential Artwork

"Presidential Material" publisher IDW is auctioning off J. Scott Campbell's now- classic covers to the biographic comics, with proceeds benefitting the Wounded Warriors Project.

Obama:

Obama: "I Was Born On Krypton"

U.S. Presidential candidate Barack Obama continued to court the "geek vote" at a charity function in New York City last night, saying he was born on Krypton and sent by his father, Jor-El, to "save the planet Earth."

MySpacing Comics: Comics Industry for Obama

MySpacing Comics: Comics Industry for Obama

Comics Industry For...Obama! director Sarah Grace McCandless is looking to rock the vote with the help of her comic book friends, with "The Goon's" Eric Powell stepping up to design the logo for the initiative.

Pipeline - 9/30/2008

Pipeline - 9/30/2008

Will IDW's presidential comics turn the tide of the election? Are they worth your time? Augie has your first look. Also, as a point of thematic balance, a review of the original "Slapstick" mini-series. All this and more in PIPELINE!

EXCLUSIVE: Presidential Material Preview

EXCLUSIVE: Presidential Material Preview

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR brings you exclusive previews of "Presidential Material: Barack Obama" and "Presidential Material: John McCain," the new comics biographies of the leading candidates for President of the USA.

PRESS RELEASE: IDW's Obama, McCain graphic novel biographies in stores October 8

PRESS RELEASE: "Savage Dragon" #137 goes back for third printing

PRESS RELEASE: "Savage Dragon" #137 goes back to press

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