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Hillary Clinton's Emailgate Makes It To Marvel Comics' Avengers Standoff

There have been references to Donald Trump's campaign in current superhero comic books. But Hillary Clinton's run for President hasn't been touched on as much.

Until next week, when Avengers Standoff: Alpha makes a side reference to the current "Emailgate" scandal…

Although, Unsolicited Opinions On Israel-style, the writer and one-time politician Nick Spencer gets away with not actually having to write the joke. A reference is enough as Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier, breaks into SHIELD to access mystery files…

AVENSAOPHA2016001-int2-3-7490dI do wonder how the Marvel Universe would cope with a Donald Trump win though….


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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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