> > Can you imagine the negative publicity that would result from such
> > a story, though? Marvel's under fire enough as it is thanks to
> > retconing Spidey and killing Cap. If they wrote a story which had
> > the president of the united states revealed as an alien from outer
> > space(not a nameless invented one like in most of these types of
> > stories, but the ACTUAL president), every newspaper in the country
> > would be out for Joe and Bendis' heads.
> > A better idea would be a high-up government agent who doesn't
> > actually exist in real life.
> Image, specifically Jim Lee already did this, almost. When he first
> introduced Wildcats, the Damenoites had possessed the then VP Dan
> Quayle. Dan Quayle was one of the villains of the piece.
Heck, just look at the Secret Empire and Black Lama stories of 1970s Marvel.
Frankly, I think comics should have the guts to do more stories like this.
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