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McCain and Obama battle it out as comic superheroes

July 24, 2008

mccain-superhero.jpgComic fans attending this week’s Comic-Con Convention in San Diego have come face-to-face with two new superheroes battling for the good of the planet — Barack Obama and John McCain. The two U.S.  presidential contenders feature like superheroes on the front covers of two graphic novel biographies published by IDW Publishing.

“Presidential Material: Barack Obama” is written by Jeff Mariotte with artwork by Tom Morgan and “Presidential Material: John McCain” is written by Andy Helfer with artwork by Stephen Thompson. The cover art was created by fan favourite J. Scott Campbell. Both books are due to go on sale on Oct 8 but copies can be ordered in advance at

The books can also be purchased to be downloaded on mobile phones.

(Photos courtesy of IDW Publishing)

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