With hollywood already going full comic book, music might as well follow suit. Audiences are primed for explosive, larger-than-life content. Why not give them what they want? MisterWives are embracing this strategy, and it's working. The New York-based five-piece -- led by the operatically inclined, Queens-born songwriting powerhouse Mandy Lee Duffy, who either wrote or co-wrote all of these tunes -- has released a debut whose panels are bursting with rock 'em, sock 'em action. It's the pop-rock answer to Iron Man we didn't know we needed.

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