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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.
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.
"Presidential Material" publisher IDW is auctioning off J. Scott Campbell's now-
classic covers to the biographic comics, with proceeds benefitting the Wounded
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."
Andy Helfer, the writer behind IDW's "Presidential Material: John McCain," a
biography of the Republican candidate for President, talks to CBR about cutting
through the spin and keeping political comics honest.
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.
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!
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.
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