22 rock songs inspired by Batman, Spidey and other comics heroes

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Dec 16, 2012

When you consider the fact that most rock stars try to pull off a superhero persona anyway, it's no surprise that everyone from Peter Parker to the Boy Wonder has inspired a few hit (and several deep-cut) rock 'n' roll tunes over the years. Heck, everyone from Prince to the Black Lips has wanted in on the action at some point.

So what are some of the greatest (and weirdest) rock songs inspired by comic book characters?

The Ramones—"Spider-Man" (1995)

Seminal punk rockers The Ramones thrashed their way through a cover of the Saturday morning cartoon theme for Spider-Man back in 1995. The track was included in a cartoon greatest hits release, and was also tossed in as a B-side on their album Adios Amigos.