About Presidential Material

The Presidential Material comic book biographies or “Graphic Novellas,” provide a straight and unbiased look at the two presumptive party nominees. Each book is thoroughly researched from the public record. Additionally each book will contain a list of annotations citing the author’s sources. The PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL books are written by Andrew Helfer & drawn by Stephen Thompson (McCain) and Jeff Mariotte & Tom Morgan (Obama). The covers are by J. Scott Campbell.

Formats

There will be three books available for purchase from IDW PUBLISHING:

BARACK OBAMA: PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL will be 28 pages of story and art, plus annotations. $3.99 cover price.

JOHN MCCAIN: PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL will be 28 pages of story and art, plus annotations. $3.99 cover price.

To get the FULL STORY we are making available a square-bound collection of the two biographies. To ensure an impartial collection, we are releasing a FLIP-BOOK, both candidates will receive a front cover! $7.99 cover price.

The release date for all three will be October 8th, 2008.

Media Coverage

The New York Times

The Candidates, Comically Drawn

The Los Angeles Times

Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama in graphic detail at Comic-Con

The National Enquirer

Obama McCain Comic Books

Reuters

McCain and Obama battle it out as comic superheroes

The AP wire

McCain and Obama get the comic book treatment

Time Magazine

A McCain, Obama Comic Book?

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