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Analyzing Obama's Love Of Comic Books

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Analyzing Obama's Love Of Comic Books

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Analyzing Obama's Love Of Comic Books

Analyzing Obama's Love Of Comic Books

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According to press reports, President-elect Barack Obama's favorite superheroes are Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian. But what do these picks say about Mr. Obama? Madeleine Brand talks to Gabriel Fowler, owner of indie comic book store Desert Island, about what the superheroes reveal about the next president.

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