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Foo Fighters sue comic book giant

The rockers take on Marvel Comics

Foo Fighters, V Stage, 21.20pm, V Festival, Weston Park, Staffordshire, August 19, 2007. Pic: Tom Oxley
The Foo Fighters are reportedly suing American comic book giant Marvel Comics for copyright infringement.

The band are alleging that Marvel uses "substantial excerpts" of two of their songs to promote a new animated series.

They say that their tracks 'Best of You' and 'Free Me' appear in the trailer for the new series 'Wolverine and the X-Men', reports Rolling Stone.

The Foo Fighters are seeking unspecified damages, and also name the series' producers First Serve International, Toonz Animation India and First Serve Toonz in the lawsuit.

Marvel Comics' other character properties include Spider-Man, The Hulk and the Fantastic Four.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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