He worked steadily as an actor, with one of his most famous roles being opposite a chimp in “Bedtime For Bonzo” in 1951 and even moved on, to become governor of California in the late 1960s.
But, his legacy will live on forever….in the comics!
I bring you a few of his high points in the four-color world.
Along the way, Darkseid even manipulated the government to turn against our heroes…but, when push came to shove, Ronald Reagan backed our heroes. He even showed some heroic qualities of his own…and I’ll let you find the six issue mini-series or tradepaperback to find out the trick used here!
President as Superhero
Three issues by writer Monroe Arnold and artist Rich Buckler from Solson Publications featured our 40th President fighting terrorists, drug lords and defending our troops over the course of three issues also came out in 1986 and 1987, but were part of the independent comic explosion, so they were only printed in black and white. Sadly, the comic ended almost as quickly as they came out back in 1987.
Still, at least the better parts of our fortieth president will be remembered!