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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.

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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

PRESS RELEASE: Savage Dragon endorses Barack Obama

CCI: IDW Enters the political sphere with

CCI: IDW Enters the political sphere with "Presidential Material"

CBR spoke with some of the creators behind the upcoming John McCain and Barack Obama comic biographies who explain how craft will trump campaign on the page

Lying In The Gutters - 6/30/2008

Lying In The Gutters - 6/30/2008

Lots of stuff this week including what Alex Ross and Barack Obama have in common, the latest Platinum Studios moves, the first batch of rumors from Chicago, Tokyopop not returning rights for creator-owned books and more. UPDATED

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