You can make jokes about comic book characters running for president, and indeed, we make those jokes every four years, but this is about real comic books. Or, mostly comic books, while some TV shows are included. The idea of a super villain running for office is a great plot device for instilling fear into the populace, so it happens a lot. Meanwhile, superheroes run, too, and they have a distinct advantage among voters. Sadly, that usually happens in an “alternate universe.” Read about 20 such candidates, including Loki, who is running this year, at io9. -via the Presurfer
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