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The Boys is one show President Obama liked to watch in-between writing. (Images: NBC/Amazon Prime screencaps)
One of the fun unofficial holiday traditions we've come to look forward to around this time of the year is when President Barack Obama releases his lists of the films, television/streaming series, and books that helped make his 2020 a bit more bearable Increasing his list of television shows from last year's three to this[...]
The Boys is one show President Obama liked to watch in-between writing. (Images: NBC/Amazon Prime screencaps)
Seriously. The Boys is one show President Obama liked to watch in-between writing (Images: NBC/Amazon Prime screencaps) While hitting the predominantly-virtual book tour for his recently-released memoir A Promised Land, President Barack Obama was asked by EW what selections across the pop culture landscape helped him with the writing process Of course, our attention turned immediately to[...]
The Comey Rule
Simpson: American Crime Story) as former FBI agent Peter Strzok, Peter Coyote (The Disappearance) as Robert Mueller and Kingsley Ben-Adir (High Fidelity) as President Barack Obama. A look at The Comey Rule (Image: Showtime/ViacomCBS) In addition, the Showtime limited series stars Steve Zissis (Togetherness), Shawn Doyle (House of Cards), Brian d'Arcy James (Spotlight), Dalmar Abuzeid (Anne with[...]
Netflix and the Obamas Sign Multi-Year Deal for Various Series and Specials
Back in March, we reported on the widely-believed-to-be-true rumor that Former President of the United States Barack Obama and his amazing wife Michelle Obama were looking at some kind of multi-part deal with streaming service Netflix Turns out that was completely true. Netflix and chill with the Obamas Today Netflix revealed that former POTUS and FLOTUS have indeed entered[...]
WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: US President Barack Obama with the first lady Michelle Obama next to him gives speech from the East Room of the White House June 29, 2009 in Washington, DC
This is still pretty darn deep in rumor territory, but there is a report from the New York Times that American power-couple of Michelle and Barack Obama may be in talks with Netflix to produce original exclusive series (as in multiple) for the streaming service. WASHINGTON – JUNE 29: US President Barack Obama with the first[...]
Did You Notice It's Inauguration Day? This Week's Comic Books Did…
I know one comic creator taking his family but most comic book people from my Facebook timeline who have an event to go to are going to… the other ones. When Obama was inaugurated, he appeared in Amazing Spider-Man, and there were lines around the block from people wanting buy copies of the issue in question. This[...]
Phil Jimenez Swipe Files Obama (And Himself) For X-O Manowar #50
In 2008, America's newly elected and soon-to-inaugurated president, Barack Obama, strode onto the cover of Amazing Spider-Man #583 and the rest, as they say, is history Bearing a now-iconic cover by artist Phil Jimenez, the issue went onto become the most successful of the entire decade, selling some 350,000 copies when all was said and[...]
President Obama Pays Tribute To Marvel's Sana Amanat At The White House
With the news about the Supreme Court nominee earlier today, it seems that the legacy President Obama is leaving is that of a comic book White House. Sana Amanat, Marvel's Director of Content & Character Development, editor and co-creator of the Kamala Khan Ms Marvel character introduced President Obama at a Women's History Month reception at the White House today. Blaze[...]
Peanuts And The President: Obama Writes Forward For 25th Volume
Fantagraphics Books probably jumped for joy when they found out about Obama's interest in Charles Schulz' beloved Peanuts After all, how many publishers can say that the President of the United States wanted to write an introduction for a collected issue The 25th volume of the Complete Peanuts series will have just that. The series which[...]
Do You Want Another Geek President Of The United States?
Obama was the United States' first geek President A man who grew up reading and collecting Spider-Man and Conan comic books, can quote Stan Lee, flashed the Vulcan sign at Leonard Nimoy when their paths crossed and joked at a dinner while his birth credentials were in doubt, "I was actually born on Krypton and sent[...]
When Superman Meets Obama (Superman/Wonder Woman SPOILERS)
Bleeding Cool has previously looked at DC Comics' peek-a-boo use of Obama as President of the United States in its comics of late But in today's Superman/Wonder Woman it goes all out With a walk around the White House garden with the man they now call Clark Kent. Beginning with a man who cuts through the[...]
Swipe File: Life Vs Fiction, Obama Vs Marvel
I mean, it discovers lots of things that are unnerving… Of the 680,000 people caught up in the government's Terrorist Screening Database—a watchlist of "known or suspected terrorists" that is shared with local law enforcement agencies, private contractors, and foreign governments—more than 40 percent are described by the government as having "no recognized terrorist group affiliation." Since[...]
Dark Horse Reveals Process Art on Skyman's Variant Obama Cover
Back in September, Bleeding Cool ran the debut of the new Dark Horse series Skyman's variant cover featuring President Obama, and Dark Horse have now shared some of the developmental art on that striking cover by Freddie Williams II, with colors by Dan Slott, including Williams' sketches for the cover. Skyman debuts next week as a[...]
Gun-Toting Obama Takes On The Confederate Flag In The Other Dead #4 (SPOILERS)
Here's the variant cover to The Other Dead #4, the zombie animal comic published by IDW, in which President Obama gets involved during a zombie animal outbreak. The variant cover on the first issue promised a gun toting President, but the insides didn't deliver, the only person who has spend time in the White House in[...]
Obama Recalls Bush And Louisiana In The Other Dead
The Other Dead is an IDW comic about a zombie animal outbreak, that not only featured Dick Cheney being gnawed to death by the deer that he'd shot, but an Obama in response The second issue out today sadly doesn't feature the gun-totoing Obama that last month's variant cover promised… but we do get a[...]
When Skyman Met Obama
I just hope nothing nasty happens to Obama… As announced at Rose City Comic Con, Dark Horse will publish a new superhero comic early next year from the pages of Captain Midnight. Skyman, by Joshua Hale Fialkov, Manuel Garcia and Javier Bergantiño Menor With the following variant cover by Freddie Williams II and Dan Scott… After an[...]
The Other Dead, Featuring Obama, Held By Customs Before 9/11, To Spray For Moths
And the writer, Joseph Ortega, is pushing the line that it could be a conspiracy due to its release date of 9/11 and that it features a gun toting President Obama Also, Syria. The story broke on The Blaze last night The mad internet comments have been… Entertaining. We know this is fiction This drawn Obama looks[...]
The Red Planet Really Is A Red Planet In The New 52
From the Martian Manhunter back-up strip in the new issue of Justice League Of America.    Everything living and connected… working in complete harmony… each according to the needs of the planet… all networked together, feeding off each other…no one an outcast Martian Manhunter? He's a communist! And in the Justice League Of America too! Whatever will the[...]
Spawn #225 Gives You The Election You Actually Wanted (SPOILERS)
The votes may not have been counted, there could have been a legal challenges, and right in the middle of it would have landed the 20th Anniversary edition of Spawn, #225, with a Watchmen parody cover and the logo OBAMA WINS! or ROMNEY WINS! A few weeks later, it no longer has that edge But I'm wondering[...]
Paul Ryan And His Anti-Comic Book Gaffe
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan was attacking President Obama in Virginia yesterday, for not having an agenda for a second term as President. "Just a couple of days ago he came up with a slick new brochure, you know, with less than two weeks left to say, 'Oh I do actually have an agenda,' It[...]
That Presidential Debate In Comic Creator Tweets
In this day and age how is there such a thing as a voter who hasn't made up their fucking mind — Bryan Lee O'Malley (@radiomaru) October 4, 2012   Ann Romney and Michelle Obama just air kissed… This debate just got so hot. — Joe Kelly (@JoeKellyMOA) October 4, 2012   In deference to many readers who hate my politics,[...]
President Obama Chooses The Superpower Of… Doug Ramsey?
We know President Obama is a bit of a comic book geek, expressing a love of the Spider-Man and Conan comics But what superpower would he like? You know, aside from being President and all. He told KOB-FM in New Mexico a lot about his personal tastes, food, music… and then they asked what superpower he[...]
President Obama Responds To The Dark Knight Denver Massacre
President Barack Obama has issued a response to the massacre in Denver during a midnight screening of the Dark Knight Rises movie last night. Michelle and I are shocked and saddened by the horrific and tragic shooting in Colorado Federal and local law enforcement are still responding, and my Administration will do everything that we can[...]