The Road to the White House: Barack Obama #1

The Road to the White House: Barack Obama #1

Writer: Jeff Mariotte Artist: Tom Morgan Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: June 17, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jun 17, 2009

    That said, this is also probably the most approachable way to relate the journey of the forty-fourth president of the United States to a society with precious little free time "- lure them in with the seemingly simple format of a comic book and then inundate them with scads of information. I saw more than a few folks at the new comic rack giving this a look. I didn't bother to conduct an exit poll to see how many bought the issue. This will be one of those issues that would definitely come in handy years down the road when kids or grandkids ask about the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. Read Full Review

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    Major Spoilers - Stephen Schleicher Jun 17, 2009

    Politics are a very sensitive subject, and I applaud IDW Publishing for attempting to tell history in a different medium, and not simply use President Obama's likeness as a gimmick. As educators look for different ways of getting students into reading and learning about current political issues, Road to the White House: Barack Obama #1 is a good place to start the discussion, but I wouldn't recommend it as the only source, earning 3 out of 5 Stars. Read Full Review

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