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Colbert Gets Graphic in ‘Spider-Man’ Cameo

Posted on Sep 30, 2008
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ccinsider.comedycentral.com

Guest web-slinger Stephen Colbert goes for a swing with Marvel hero Spider-Man.

It may sound like an impossible feat to appear in a popular superhero series without even having to physically show up for the job, but that’s just what Comedy Central pseudo-pundit Stephen Colbert has pulled off by lending his name and likeness to Marvel Comic’s “Amazing Spider-Man” #573.


MTV.com’s “Splash Page” via Comedy Central:

Written by acclaimed writer Mark Waid with art by Patrick Olliffe, the eight-page story finds Colbert — who is a presidential candidate in the Marvel Universe — making his first full comic book appearance since Oni Press’ “Tek Jansen” series. As to exactly why the outspoken leader of the Colbert Nation would need to team-up with the web-slinger (one would assume Colbert could handle any problem he faced on his own) remains a mystery, but check out a snippet of art from the story after the jump for possible clues…or if you just need a laugh today.

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