When Will Barack Obama Come Clean About His Comic-Book Collection?

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The Telegraph yesterday published a list of "Fifty Facts You Might Not Know About Barack Obama," and our friends at Publishers Weekly's Beat blog are wondering about one list item in particular: "He collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics." Why did this never come up during the campaign? Is he hiding his comic obsession, like his smoking? Which other comics does he read? Is he into manga? Who does he like better, Frank Miller or Alan Moore? And if he's going to know our nuclear secrets, shouldn't he at least tell us how he feels about Spider-Man's divorce?

Barack Obama: The 50 facts you might not know [Telegraph]
Does he read them under the covers? [Beat/PW]