President Obama Weighs In On Spider-Man, Batman And His Favorite Superheroes

In a surprise appearance Tuesday at a DC area elementary school, newly elected US President Barack Obama took the middle road when pressed for information about his superhero loyalties, testifying to second-grade students that both Batman and Spider-Man are his two favorite superheroes.

The fanboy-friendly Commander-in-Chief has been a hot topic in the comics world, with his appearance in "Amazing Spider-Man" #583 going on its fifth printing and Spider-Man and Superman uniting for a rare joint appearance during his inauguration.

Previously, we brought you reactions from comic book creators to Obama's election -- a campaign victory that seemed to receive significant support from comic book characters well beforehand.

What other diplomatic moments in comics will President Obama bring about? Let us know what you think in the comments!