"For Fear, Greed, And The Curtailment Of Civil Liberties!"
Here's something interesting: TEX!
, a political
satire comic portraying George W. Bush as a fumbling super-hero.
Based on the interview with TEX!'s creator Joshua Dysart over at Newsarama
I'm not sure what the tone of this comic is going to be like.
Dysart claims the book isn't a mean-spirited partisan attack, but he
also refers to the Bush administration as "dumb asses," and over on the TEX! site
calls Bush a "jerk." As much as I share Dysart's desire to oust
Bush from office, I worry that the satire in TEX! won't exactly be
Anyway, at least TEX!'s creators are making an effort to appeal to
old-school superhero fans, as demonstrated by the cover's riff on the classic "Superman busting out of
And I love the idea of Dick Cheney in one of Tony Stark's
life-sustaining chest plates:
"The Iron Dick has risen!" Heh.