The Pop Culture Playlist: Namor

The Pop Culture Playlist tells the story of a comic character through music and this edition features one of my favourite characters, Namor The Sub-Mariner. As Marvel’s first anti-hero and one of the oldest comic characters in existence, Namor’s importance goes without saying. The Sub-Mariner’s appeal lies in his complexity, as he’s played many roles during his life: king, hero, villain, conqueror and saviour. Here are ten tracks to showcase Namor’s journey and demonstrate why he’s a character worth reading about.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Black Panther

The Pop Culture Playlist tells the story of a superhero or villain through music. With a film on the way and an established presence in comics, Black Panther seems like an appropriate choice. As King of Wakanda, T’Challa has a responsibility to his people and the history of the animal that he represents. Black Panther is a symbol of Africa and his warrior spirit makes him one of the most courageous superheroes in comics. Here are ten tracks that describe T’Challa’s journey.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Artemis

The Pop Culture Playlist tells the story of a superhero or supervillain through music and captures their greatest moments. From Batman to Wonder Woman, there are songs that can remind you of certain characters. Music is a great way to bring underrated characters into the light and Artemis is one of them. Having lived in the shadow of Wonder Woman, Artemis has struggled to define her own path among women who are all as special as each other. The Pop Culture Playlist features ten tracks that describe her life.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Jax Teller

The Pop Culture Playlist uses music to describe a character, and the latest edition features Jax Teller from Sons of Anarchy. Jax is the epitome of an anti-hero who started off with the best intentions, but ultimately fell into darkness. He struggled to reconcile his outlaw lifestyle with being a good father. Here is the tragic tale of the SAMCRO President told through ten tracks.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Daenerys Targaryen

The Pop Culture Playlist focuses on the life of a hero or villain and puts their journey into music. Daenerys Targaryen can be considered one of the heroes in the A Song of Ice And Fire series, while to others she may appear to be the villain. Whatever your opinion of Dany is, she’s a strong, determined woman who’s hell-bent on claiming the Iron Throne. Here are ten tracks that describe how Dany transformed from a meek girl into the fiery Mother of Dragons.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Jaime Lannister

The Pop Culture Playlist creates a musical story for a hero or villain, but there are many people who fall in between. The Comic Vault covers more than just comics, so I’m focusing on my favourite Game of Thrones character, Jaime Lannister. Jaime’s complexity makes him one of the most human characters in literature. Here are ten tracks that tell the story of the Kingslayer and everything he stands for.

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The Pop Culture Playlist: Spider-Man

The Pop Culture Playlist is a list of ten tracks that describes the journey of a superhero or villain. With Spider-Man: Homecoming just around the corner, I figured it’s the perfect time to put the spotlight on everyone’s favourite wall-crawler. Spider-Man is the quintessential hero: brave, determined and wonderfully human. His journey is relatable to many people, and here is the music of his life.

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