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Stephen Colbert gets bounce from Spider-Man



Tbdcolbert100108 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.

[Photo: Marvel]


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:03am]


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