And now, Chicago-based Devil’s Due has announced two more Obama-based comic projects shipping this June, Drafted 100 Days, Barack, The Barbarian: Quest for the Treasure of Stimuli.
The first folds Obama into Devil’s Due’s alternate reality world where
the earth has united to fight off an alien invasion, while the latter
is an ongoing satire series, written by Larry Hama.
The solicitations for the two titles read:
Barack the Barbarian
DRAFTED: 100 DAYS: Devil's Due's original Sci-Fi hit returns
with this double-sized one-shot featuring the President who could have
been. Mark Powers offers a poignant look at a man the world never got
to see achieve his true greatness when a race from beyond the stars
drafted our planet into intergalactic war. See how he struggles, just
as every other man, woman and child on Earth does in this truly
inspiring story. As can be expected from Powers, there's one other
difference about our hero in this story in that due to an injury... he
1-Shot 48 Page Special
BARACK THE BARBARIAN: QUEST FOR THE TREASURE OF STIMULI: Devil's
From Barack the Barbarian
Larry Hama (G.I. Joe, Wolverine) take political satire to a
whole new level. Hama, a surprise hire to some, but not to those who
truly know his tastes, will take a look at the current state of
politics both past and present and isn't afraid to point fun at
Washinton's sacred cows. In the distant future the story of Barack
Obama has become a little... distorted. According to THE MADDOWIAN
CHRONICLES he was the one destined to save the great republic of
America and dethrone the overpaid despots of the time. Join Barack,
Sorceress Hilaria, her demi-god trickster husband Biil, Overlord Boosh
and Chainknee of the Elephant Kingdom. Who can the lone barbarian
trust, if anyone?
"Yup, we did it, we made Obama books!" states DDP President Josh
Blaylock, "But I guarantee you these are unlike ANY others out there."