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Spidey Meets the President!

Spider-Man and Barack Obama team up

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cover by
Phil Jimenez

***Breaking News: New York Times reports on lines for AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583 featuring the Spidey/Obama Team-Up and ABC's Nightline features Spidey/Obama***

It's a Brand New Day for the United States of America and Spider-Man's along for the ride!

To celebrate the upcoming inauguration of Barack Obama, Marvel is proud to present an all-new story teaming up one of the world's most recognizable political figures with the world's greatest super hero as President Obama joins Spider-Man in "Spidey Meets the President!"

Written by Zeb Wells with art by Todd Nauck and Frank D'Armata, the story takes place in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day and finds one

Preview art by
Todd Nauck

of Spider-Man's oldest foes attempting to thwart the swearing in ceremony of the 44th President of the United States.

Fans can read it in its entirety in Marvel Comics' AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583, available in comic book shops nationwide. Look for the special variant cover by artist Phil Jimenez featuring the President and Spider-Man!

"When we heard that [President] Obama is a collector of Spider-Man comics, we knew that these two historic figures had to meet in our comics' Marvel Universe," says Marvel's Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada. "Historic moments such as this one can be reflected in our comics because the Marvel Universe is set

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in the real world. A Spider-Man fan moving into the Oval Office is an event that must be commemorated in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man."

For fans of Spider-Man and those wanting to own a part of this historic moment in American history, visit your local comic book retailer now to purchase the issue.

Preview art by
Todd Nauck

JUST REVEALED: The AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583 second printing variant. Read the second printing story for more information!

THIS JUST IN: To meet the continuing, unprecedented demand, Marvel is going back to press with AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583 FOURTH PRINTING VARIANT. A record three sold out printings in three weeks will now be surpassed with a record fourth printing arriving in stores


February 4. Now's your chance to experience the story uniting Barack Obama with the character that, in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, he named his favorite super hero!

Marvel urges retailers to place their orders by Monday, January 26 using Diamond Code DEC088033. Continuing the tradition of the previous printings, this cover will feature a new background along with the same iconic images of Spider-Man and new United States President Barack Obama. Check Marvel.com tomorrow for the exclusive debut of this cover!


Read what the world's saying about Spidey and Obama:

  • USA Today: Obama, Spider-Man on the same comic-book page

  • Los Angeles Times: Spider-Man meets ... Barack Obama?

  • Associated Press: Obama and Spider-Man appear in comic together

  • New York Daily News: Fanboy-in-chief: President-elect Barack Obama teams up with Spider-Man in new comic book

  • BBC: KAPOW! Spidey saves Barack Obama!

  • National Post (Canada): Spider-Man meets Obama in new Inauguration Day comic

  • Wall Street Journal: Obama to Star in Spider-Man Comic

  • Huffington Post: Early Look: Spider-Man Meets Obama

  • Reuters: Spider-Man celebrates Obama as "nerd-in-chief"

  • Agence France Press: Obama, Spider-Man team up for new Marvel comic

  • Sydney Morning Herald: Obama, Spider-Man team up for new Marvel comic

  • Straits Times (Singapore): Obama, Spidey team up

  • Chicago Tribune: Spidey swings into Obama's world

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    Check out Spider-Man editor Steve Wacker's comments on this event!

    Check out the official Marvel Shop for everything Spider-Man!

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    NOOOOOO Say it's not true. Spidey's my favorite of all comic heros.  Don't associate yourself with that worthless pinhead NObama!!!!   UGH might have to find me a new hero.


    It is the best post on marvel.com


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