Newswire: Exclusive DC preview: Prez #3 swears in America’s first teenage president

The concept of DC’s Prez miniseries is intended to be absurd. But with 15-year-old Brady C. Olson making headlines as the satirical presidential candidate “Deez Nuts,” the real-world election cycle is becoming just as ridiculous as this comic about a 19-year-old girl who becomes the next president of the United States thanks to Twitter voting, viral celebrity, and dysfunctional politics in the electoral college. Writer Mark Russell and the art team of penciler Ben Caldwell, inker Mark Morales, and colorist Jeremy Lawson have done remarkable work reinterpreting the classic Prez concept for modern times with the rise of President Beth Ross, a.k.a. “Corndog Girl,” named after a viral video showing her accidentally dropping her hair in a vat of fry oil at her day job. The miniseries uses Beth’s experience to explore contemporary issues the way the original, short-lived Prez series addressed the issues of the …

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