Comics, Music

“Marvels” – A Music Video About Being Inspired by Comics, Starring Hudson Yang

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A lot of the videos we’re likely to post along similar themes are comedy raps, coming up with witty quips about organic web-shooters, for example, or explaining how the Joker would beat Hitler in a fistfight. This is more serious, but it’s a good song. Rapper Jason Chu covers his love of comic-books as a kid, disillusionment that life doesn’t work that way, and subsequent re-discovery that the inspiration they provide is what counts. Fresh off the Boat‘s Hudson Yang plays the younger version of Chu, with a pretty impressive collection.

I guess I’m just all sensitive today. But seriously, check it out

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist