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Four Comic-Book Characters Inspired By Musicians

Rocks off just can't seem to get comic books out of our blood. Between being fully immersed in Comicpalooza last weekend and trying to point out to Broadway how many other comic characters would make better and safer musicals than Spider-Man, we've regressed to being 15 with ink-stained figures and a working knowledge of Batman's rogue's gallery.

Over the years of perusing Wikipedia and Wizard magazine, we've come across several characters in comics whose looks or personalities were inspired by famous musicians. Sometimes those musicians were not at all pleased with what they had inspired.

Fully half of this list involves lawsuits. For instance...

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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