Press Release In August, we’ll know more about the new GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE: Brit, Outrun, Kaboomerang, Yeti and Bulletproof. But what about the GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE that never were: Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes, Barack Obama and Gary Popper? Chris Giarrusso, creator of G-MAN, will tell their tale in a series of one-page backup stories that will run with each issue of GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE. “The response to the Guardians of the Globe teasers was astounding,” says GUARDIANS co-writer Robert Kirkman. “So many people wanted to see a Guardians team made up of Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes, Barack
History is written by the winners Have comic book readers had enough of Barack Obama gracing the covers and making guest appearances in nearly every comic book published these days?Â Apparently not, as the Commander-in-Chief continues to be a big seller, and continues to show up on everything from Army of Darkness, to a shadowed guest appearances in Marvel comics.Â So what happens when IDW Publishing moves away from stunt casting to presenting a factual account of the road to the White House?
IDW Publishing has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week. Take the jump for a look at Angel: After the Fall #22, Barack Obama #1, G.I. Joe: Cobra #4, Groom Lake #3, Robot Galaxy #1: The Brotherhood Returns, Robot Galaxy #2, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan #2, and Transformers Spotlight: Cliffjumper.
It looks like using Obama on the cover of your comic book has finally reached spoof proportions, as it seems more and more publishers are starting to use the Commander-in-Chief’s likeness in a humorous way, while still crossing their fingers that it will sell more issues. Case in point – Army of Darkness: Ash Saves Obama: A New Hope. “We’ve addressed this a bit, but for the record, there’s a lot of skepticism about all these Obama appearances in comics these days,” said Dynamite Associate Editor Joe Rybandt. “But hands down, we feel this is the best out of all
Seems you can’t go into a comic book shop, without the face of the President staring back at you.Â Bluewater Productions has a biography comic headed our way in August 2009, and the company sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Political Power: Barack Obama.
Wow…Scrappy Doo finally get’s his day as Bluewater Productions swipes his catchphrase and uses it as the banner for the upcoming Bo Obama comic book that is part of the company’s Political Power series.Â I can understand the President Obama and Joe Biden issues, as Obama isn’t getting nearly enough coverage in the comic press, while VP Biden seems to have all but disappeared since October, but the first dog?Â That’s a new one to me. Press release after the jump!
If there’s one thing his presidency has proven – Barack Obama can sell comic books. IDW Publishing is back with another Barack Obama themed comic, this time looking at his first 100 days in office. (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) — Capture history with IDW Publishingâ€™s new comic book series about Americaâ€™s 44th president, Barack Obama. Hot on the heels of IDWâ€™s repeatedly sold out Presidential Material: Barack Obama comic (now in its fifth printing), this two-issue series will chronicle then-Senator Obama from his Greek column-framed acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in August, through the 100th day