Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Happy President’s Day! from Marvel?

Following on the heels of its recent super successful issue of Spider-Man featuring President Obama (already in its fifth printing), Marvel has released a special online-only Spider-Man comic featuring Abe Lincoln in honor of our 16th President’s 200th birthday. It’s appropriately titled “The Amazing Spider-Man: Gettysburg Distress!”
If you ask me, Abe looks pretty damn good …

February 12, 1809: What a day (to be born)!

On this day, 200 years ago, two boys were born, an ocean apart, who would forever alter the course of the world.
Just think about it for a second.  Both the man who (is not nearly as perfect as many politicians like to remember – see: Emancipation Proclamation) paved the way to free (most) slaves in …

Breaking: Mint to fix economy with new designs!

In the midst of one of the worst economic meltdowns in American history, the U.S. Mint has released these images of next year’s commemorative Lincoln coins.  The front will continue to display Lincoln’s likeness, while the new backs will “celebrate” milestones in the 16th president’s life.
Nothing says solution like new penny designs!
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