04 January 2012

Episode 62: Comic Books

It's a bird!  It's a plane!  It's Episode 62!  In this uncanny edition of The Legacy Music Hour, Brent and Rob select music from video games based on comic books.  X-Men, The Punisher, Spider-Man -they're all here on The Amazing Legacy Music Hour!  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety - Suddi Raval - Main Theme/Staff Roll - Software Creations/Acclaim - Genesis - 1995

Batman: Return of the Joker - Naoki Kodaka, Nobuyuki Hara, Shinichi Seya - Stages 1 and 6 (Gotham in Danger) - Sunsoft - NES - 1991

Wolverine: Adamantium Rage - Rob Lord, Jason Page - Level 5: Madripoor - Teeny Weeny Games/Acclaim - Genesis - 1994

The Uncanny X-Men (aka Marvel's X-Men) - unknown - Level 4: Battle Through a Living Starship - LJN - NES - 1989

Chakan: The Forever Man - Mark Steven Miller, Jason Scher - Intro Theme - Extended Play Productions/Sega - Genesis - 1992

Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden - Kenji Yamamoto - Theme of Piccolo - Bandai - Super Famicom - 1993

The Punisher - Yoko Shimomura, Isao Abe - Bruno Costa (Boss Approaching) - Capcom - Genesis - 1994

Captain America and The Avengers - Takafumi Miura, Seiji Momoi - Level Music - Data East - NES - 1991

The Death and Return of Superman - Glenn Stafford, Michael Morhaime - The last Son of Krypton - Blizzard Entertainment/Sunsoft - SNES - 1994

Superman - Ryu Hasegawa - Metropolis as Superman - Kemco - NES - 1988

Spider-Man/X-Men: Arcade's Revenge - Tim Follin, Geoff Follin - Storm - Software Creations - Genesis - 1994

The Amazing Spider-Man - David Wise - Title Screen - Rare/LJN - Game Boy - 1990

The Punisher - Yoko Shimomura, Isao Abe - Death Express (Stage 4) - Capcom - Genesis - 1994

X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse - Setsuo Yamamoto - Theme of Beast - Capcom - SNES - 1994

Silver Surfer - Tim Follin, Geoff Follin - BGM I - Software Creations - NES -1990

7 comments:

  1. One of my favorite comic book video game bits of music was the title theme of the Genesis X-Men game. It will always be my X-Men anthem.

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  2. manga *is* the japanese word for "comic books". there are also x-men comics in japan, drawn by japanese artists and written in japanese!

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  3. Manga is as has already been said comic books. The only real difference beyond languages is really that Japanese comics range a wide variety of genres as while most US comics are of the Superhero genre only.

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  4. Awesome episode you guys! You really brought it this time. I really enjoyed the Arcade's Revenge and the Silver Surfer tracks.

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  5. That Spider-Man title screen music is totally an arrangement of the old cartoon theme song.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUtziaZlDeE

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  6. I like Brent's taste in music. When I saw the theme for this episode immediately came to mind the theme of beast and anything from Kodaka's batman and to my surprise he played both.

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  7. Superman NES and Silver Surfer NES have such great music but I can't stand to play those 2 games...

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