President Barack Obama squared off with an unexpected adversary this week.
A White House photo released for Time magazine - which named Obama Person of the Year 2012 this week - shows the president goofing around with the son of a staff member.
This little Spider-Man gave him all he could handle on October 26:
Fortunately for Obama, he was able to escape the superhero's wrath, and went on to defeat Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election just two weeks later.
The little kid should take solace, though. He may have a shot to supplant Andrew Garfield when the reboot the Spider-Man franchise again in like two years.