Luke Cage's Opening Credits Are Just as Awesome as You Thought They'd Be

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It’s Sweet Christmas Eve—i.e., the day before we get to relentlessly binge on Luke Cage—and in a now traditional move, Netflix has released the opening title sequence for the show to get everyone excited. And it’s damn good stuff.

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Luke Cage joins Jessica Jones and Daredevil in having some truly great opening titles. In an era where that’s far more rare than it should be, it’s a welcome sight thing indeed. Etching scenes of Harlem across Luke’s unbreakable body is a great idea, and the music is funky as hell.

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Only one more night to wait before we get to see what comes after the opening titles ourselves!

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I dunno... Daredevil’s mix of Christian imagery, Justicia, and a city either covered in or made from blood combined with music employing tones of sadness and action did something for me. This doesn’t.