Stephen Colbert gets bounce from Spider-Man
It's great to know as the nation crumbles around our ears, the folks at Marvel still have a sense of humor. Editor-in-chief Joe Quesada and Co. have focused issue No. 573 of The Amazing Spider-Man on Stephen Colbert's fictitious presidential campaign.
The story features Colbert distraught over his losing prospects, only to be picked up -- literally -- by the wall-crawler himself.
"In a universe where a guy can get super powers from a spider bite, then it makes complete logical sense that Stephen Colbert could be a viable candidate," writer Mark Waid told the New York Daily News. Actually, these days it looks like just about anyone with a few million dollars can give it a go.
Get all the truthiness you can handle on Oct. 15.