Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

Will this obsession never end? Probably not.

You know what I like about Spider-Man? It's not the Ditko acrobatics. It's not the fact that he was a gnat-lash away from becoming a pro wrestler instead of a superhero. It's not that he gave the world Mysterio. It's not that he was called "webhead". It's not even that his escapades with Mary Jane Watson fueled many an adolescent fantasy.

No, it's definitely the music. He always had the best theme music.

And that really tells you all you need to know about Peter Parker: that his name is Spider-Man; that his abilities and those of a spider are identical (such as web-spinning and the catching of thieves/flies); that he is friendly and lives in your neighborhood; that he has foregone wealth and fame in deference to action; that he has the ability to arrive at crime scenes at lightning speed; and that, to him, life is a great big bang-up.

What's more, we know via song that when Captain America wields his mighty shield, all those foes who oppose his shield must yield. We know what kind of underpants Wonder Woman wears when she's defending the Constitution. We know that old Doc Banner, belted by gamma rays, turns to the Hulk. We even know that the people who wrote the Hulk's theme song ate peyote, because they tried to rhyme "gamma rays" with "unglamorous".

BUT WHERE'S MODOK'S THEME SONG, DAMMIT?!? WHERE'S MODOK'S THEME SONG? Write me one, or I'll do it myself. I may even write several of them. Yes, this is a threat.

writing down things that rhyme with 'organism'
Tags: comics, music

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