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Marvel Comics' Best Rock and Roll Moments

It seems though every other movie being released this summer is based on a Marvel comic book. With new editions of Captain America, Spider-man, X-men and the cinematic debut of the Guardians of the Galaxy hitting the screen, Hollywood and the Marvel Universe continue their intimate tango.

But Marvel comic books have another long-standing relationship with a different form of popular culture: rock music. Here are ten ways Spider-man and his amazing friends have infiltrated the music world. Much of these relationships were chronicled in Sean Howe's excellent book, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story which is a must read for any Marvel Zombies wanting to know which of their favorite comics were plotted on LSD.

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David Rolland is a freelance writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His novel, The End of the Century, published by Jitney Books, is available at many fine booksellers.
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