When superheroes make the transition from comics to TV animation, it's always interesting to hear what kind of theme music they get. Songs with lyrics that explain who the heroes are can be fun, but they can also go awry. Instrumental tracks can be boring if you're not careful, but if they're well-executed, they can do a great job of creating just the tone you want for your cartoon.
I've put together a chronological list of nine memorable theme songs from TV superhero cartoons. Obviously I can't include them all, but I expect to see in the comments which of your favorites I've left out.
While the word is overused considerably, there are few better ways to describe Jason Aaron's time in Asgard than "epic," and next year the stakes get raised even higher. The Mighty Thor goes fully cosmic with the arrival of Gladiator, The Imperial Guard, and the full force of the Shi'Ar armada in a new storyline appropriately titled "The Asgard/Shi'Ar War".
It all kicks off in The Mighty Thor #15 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Matt Wilson, and Marvel has provided us with a first look at the action.
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks.
This month in Marvel's December solicitations certain characters slip into something a little more comfortable, a modern romance is revisited, and there's a mysterious new Star Wars ongoing.
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to both readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks.
This month in Marvel's solicitations, there's a surprise resurrection of a recently deceased hero, some surprise creators guesting on top-tier books, and a spotlight for Marvel's most underrated hero.
Yesterday we reported on the leaking of Marvel Comics' Marvel Previews free magazine, unveiling their entire post-Civil War II line-up including comics such as The Unstoppable Wasp, Solo, Foolkiller and Prowler. Today, the magazine has officially been released via comic stores and online, confirming even more titles and creative teams, including a Kate Bishop Hawkeye book and the much awaited Gamora solo title from Guardians of the Galaxy screenwriter Nicole Perlman.
There's a lot going on in Thor's life right now. His half-brother is back. His dad's back. But his city? Smashed. And the nexus of realities that is the World Tree has grown something that's got Galactus himself all rumbly in the tumbly...
The Spring of 2011 is going to be an especially eventful one for Marvel Comics fans, particularly those fond of writers Matt Fraction and Kieron Gillen and their work with the X-Men and Thor franchises...
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