Obama is a Guardian of the Globe

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Posted by No_name_here (1247 posts) - - Show Bio
Spawn, Invincible, Rick Grimes of WALKING DEAD and… President Barack Obama?!?!
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I suppose I really shouldn’t be surprised that he’s the latest announced member of Image’s possibly-for-real, surely-in-jest GUARDIANS OF THE GLOBE team-up title. The guy’s shown up in so many comics over the past year, I’ve lost track. Actually, this reminds me of when I was walking around Venice Beach a few months ago. Looking past all the crazy people and at the cheap vendors, I figured that if the president got a nickel - - just a nickel - - for every time his likeness was used on a t-shirt, he could  probably  be “living in two houses” too. Chalk comics appearances up to that, and he could probably be living in three.

Alright, let’s keep politics out of any talkback discussion today. Instead, focus the discussion strictly on Obama’s stars 'n stripes belt buckle. Stylish accessory? Or grievous fashion faux pas?

-- Tom Pinchuk is the writer of UNIMAGINABLE for Arcana Comics and HYBRID BASTARDS! for Archaia.   Watch out for the HYBRID BASTARDS! hardcover collection this March - - available for pre-order now on Amazon.com.

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#1 Posted by Knox (483 posts) - - Show Bio


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#2 Posted by Tyler Starke (4328 posts) - - Show Bio

im pretty sure if I was president I would wear the crap out of a stars and stripes belt buckle!

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#3 Posted by skaarason (693 posts) - - Show Bio

mark , spawn , grimes and now obama ?

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#4 Posted by cmaprice (864 posts) - - Show Bio

All those pundits were giving him a hard time for not wearing a flag on his lapel; they just needed to look a bit lower. ;)

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#5 Posted by AndyKeel (235 posts) - - Show Bio


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#6 Posted by Cassio411 (72 posts) - - Show Bio

The belt buckle shows he's got the pants in the nation!!

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#7 Posted by lostlantern13 (1033 posts) - - Show Bio

Image's teasers are too fun. I'm now totally buying Guardians of the Globe. They earned it.

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#8 Posted by Bobcat14 (25 posts) - - Show Bio
I know right WTF? this all seems like a big hoax now. Man I really wanted this to be real.
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#9 Edited by Jordanstine (943 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok the first 2 were funny, the 3rd was okay, but this is now a little OVERKILL even for Image's part.  
Who will be the 5th member come tomorrow?  A regular employee of Image?  My bet is on Erik Larsen.

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#10 Posted by Invaderzim (8 posts) - - Show Bio

this is disgusting.  I will NEVER buy this comic if he is in it!
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#11 Posted by Secret Identity (237 posts) - - Show Bio

... and the last ones were so funny :(

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#12 Posted by Moomin123 (2252 posts) - - Show Bio

Holy crap! Now the Guardians of the Globe can hunt for Osama with superpowers.
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#13 Posted by They Killed Cap! (2268 posts) - - Show Bio

This hilarious.
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#14 Posted by Sir Duke (126 posts) - - Show Bio

Funny as hell, but I can't help but feel incredibly disappointed that they're not actually making a Guardians of the Globe book. 

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#15 Posted by Bobcat14 (25 posts) - - Show Bio

@Sir Duke:  i share your pain, and laughter lol, but more pain

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#16 Posted by iBot (58 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll pass..

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#17 Posted by Theodore (3607 posts) - - Show Bio

I WILL TOTALLY BUY THIS! haha. Love the belt buckle. Image is too funny.

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#18 Posted by lb70145 (263 posts) - - Show Bio
@Invaderzim: way to take a joke, you do realize this isn't really going to be the comic right?
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#19 Posted by sora_thekey (8811 posts) - - Show Bio

Is this for real?
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#20 Posted by goldenkey (3033 posts) - - Show Bio

Get the F&%K out of here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Awsome 

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#21 Posted by SlightConfuse (109 posts) - - Show Bio

I assume these are just jokes and a real Guardians of the Globe book will be launched with new characters and maybe invincible

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#22 Posted by vance_astro (89965 posts) - - Show Bio

That is the worst artwork of Obama i have ever seen....

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#23 Posted by No_name_here (1247 posts) - - Show Bio
@cmaprice: Ay-oh!
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#24 Edited by NightFang3 (12045 posts) - - Show Bio

Now thats a cool belt buckle.

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#25 Posted by Om1kron (1224 posts) - - Show Bio

looks like the president has been doing squads. quads look pretty good sir haha

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#26 Posted by Aerik (78 posts) - - Show Bio

It'd make a better cod piece.

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#28 Posted by Asymmetrical (23749 posts) - - Show Bio

brilliant, I love all this mockery of Marvel :D

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#29 Posted by Theodore (3607 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish this were a real book.

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#30 Posted by vuki (66 posts) - - Show Bio
@Knox said:
:D Ye that
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#31 Posted by Bio Guyver (6887 posts) - - Show Bio

Aw. And just when I started getting high hopes that this team would be happening.

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#32 Posted by iLLituracy (13545 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't appreciate Image messing with my feelings like they have.

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#33 Posted by reaper2923 (2863 posts) - - Show Bio

He's going to make villians comit suicide with his Socialism

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#34 Posted by joshmightbe (27419 posts) - - Show Bio

obama's on the team thus ensuring nothing will get done but theyll sound good on tv
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#35 Posted by Violet-Eyed Dragon (2265 posts) - - Show Bio

very funny

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#36 Posted by Stormultt (5470 posts) - - Show Bio

what the hell.
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#37 Posted by Portrait (4594 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Image now.

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#38 Posted by The Psyentist (22451 posts) - - Show Bio
@reaper2923 said:
" He's going to make villians comit suicide with his Socialism "
Tehe... ;)
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#39 Posted by mattydeNero (535 posts) - - Show Bio

That is fantastic.

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#41 Posted by TheBlueAngel93 (21064 posts) - - Show Bio

The sad thing is, this is completely true about him.

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#42 Posted by Xion (249 posts) - - Show Bio

lol this made my day!

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#45 Posted by Invaderzim (8 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I do now= )  But I was royally p*ssed for a little bit there. haha

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