Sub Tropes include Historical-Domain Character (and, of course, its own subtropes), As Himself, and Politician Guest Star. Sister Trope to Real Person Cameo, Newscaster Cameo, and Author Avatar. Compare Captain Ersatz.
- Listing all such appearances by Barack Obama would get too long (just check his TV Tropes page, or Wikipedia's own list); of particular notability, however, is the man is so popular among comic book writers, that he has at least one whole comic book series about himself (as in, he's the central character), another about his wife, and a third about his dog. Did we mention that he's open about being a comic book fan, too?
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