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Tuesdays & Wednesdays: The ComicsAlliance Roundtable On Politics & Comics

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Does politics belong in comics? Can comics influence politics? And what impact do we expect the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States to have on the comic industry and on the stories it tells over the next four years?

ComicsAlliance contributors Elle Collins, Kieran Shiach, Tom Speelman, and Tara Marie join editor-in-chief Andrew Wheeler for a roundtable discussion about the relationship between politics and comics.

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Good Grief! President Barack Obama Provides Foreword To ‘The Complete Peanuts Vol. 25′

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In May, Fantagraphics is set to publish the twenty-fifth and penultimate collection of Charles Schulz’ masterpiece The Complete Peanuts, which will include Schulz’s final Peanuts strip from February 2000. In order to celebrate this momentous publication, Fantagraphics reached out to the the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, about the possibility of writing a foreword, and to their surprise, he said yes.

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President Obama Says U.S. Army Is Building A For-Real Iron Man

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Tony Stark must be furious, after all that work he did to keep the government from seizing his designs.

In a speech at a manufacturing innovation event at the White House Tuesday, President Barack Obama said, "Basically we're building Iron Man." He laughed it off as a joke, then said, "Not really. Maybe. It's classified." But it's a real thing, and the first prototypes are going to be ready in June, according to Sploid. They could be deployed by August 2018.

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Parting Shot: Obama vs. Kid Spider-Man is Kind of Adorable

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This picture, taken by photographer Peter Souza just a few days before Halloween, shows President Obama facing off against the son of a White House staff member, who's dressed up as Spider-Man. Not only is the child's thwip hand impressively strong, but props to Obama for going all in with his portrayal of a man trapped in Spidey's webbing...

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President Obama As You’ve Never Seen Him In Steven Weissman’s Bizarre ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ [Interview]

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Steven Weissman is best known for comics about weird little kids like his late-'90s Little Rascals-by-way-of-Universal-monsters comic Yikes, and collections of strips featuring the cute, chubby children composed of thin, sharp, harsh-looking lines...

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Parting Shot: Obama Vs. Romney ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Game To Determine Artist’s Vote

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The Allegra LaViola Gallery in New York City plays host this week to artist Casey Jex Smith, whose exhibition will kick off Wednesday night with a performance based on role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. Wi...

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‘Spawn’ #225 To Take On Presidential Politics With Election-Themed Storyline

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Comic books have a history of attempting to tie-in with US Presidential Elections; in 2008, remember, Image Comics' Savage Dragon endorsed Barack Obama before the election, and Marvel Comics' Amazing Spider-Man hung out with him following his inauguration...

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The Machine-Gun Bra Is The Third Craziest Thing About The New Issue of ‘Tarot’

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Look, I think it's fair to say that I've had my difficulties with Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose, Jim Balent's long-running epic of mostly-naked witchity adventure. We all have. Dubious werewolves, eel trauma, the occasional haunted bathroom area...

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BOOM!’s Presidential Straw Poll to Be Determined by Comics Pre-Orders

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We're still over one year away from the United States' next presidential election, which is hard to believe based on what we see and hear in the media. The Republican party has yet to select a candidate to oppose President Barack Obama in 2012, but the GOP's primary campaign very quickly made itself unavoidable in virtually every channel through which we ingest information, including entertainment...

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Parting Shot: Obama vs. Osama, the Final Battle

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