Many long running Halloween events may have been canceled this year due to the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun. How so? Pick up the Marvel Legends Deadpool Premium Interactive Head. This app-enhanced animatronic comes complete with over 600 different sounds, effects, and phrases to entertain you all day and well into the night. It features multiple sensors and motors for expressive movement, creating the illusion that you’re actually talking to Wade Wilson. Read more for two videos and additional information.
You definitely haven’t seen Captain America’s Arc Reactor Shield in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but in Marvel Contest of Champions, a mobile fighting game, this is one of his tools. Steve Rogers avenges his fallen friend, Civil Warrior, complete with a new set of armor and an Arc Reactor shield in that game. James Hobson, better known as The Hacksmith on YouTube, decided to make this a reality. Read more for a video and additional information.
Hasbro may have unveiled this at San Diego Comic Con 2020, but unfortunately, that event has been cancelled. So, they came up with the next best thing, a crowdfunding campaign on HasLabs for their Marvel Legends X-Men Sentinel figure. If 6,000 people pay $350 USD for a pre-order, this giant 26.3-inch tall figure will go into production, complete with an 18-inch tentacle accessory, LEDs in the head / chest, as well as a 6-inch Bastion figure with its very own alternate Sentinel Prime head. Read more for a video and additional information.
Channing Tatum was originally slated to play Gambit in a full-length film based on Gambit, but that project was put on the back burner indefinitely for unknown reasons. If you don’t follow the X-Men universe, Gambit is a mutant with the ability to mentally create, control, and manipulate pure kinetic energy to his desire. He’s best known for card throwing, hand-to-hand combat, and the use of a bō staff. Read more to watch a fan film that should be made into a Hollywood blockbuster – note there is plenty of not safe for work language.
Marvel fans rejoice! A new crossover is available now in Fortnite to honor of the arrival of the First Avenger – Captain America. Players will be able to find Cap’s outfit, which includes two items – his Proto-Adamantium Pickaxe and Back Bling, in the Item Shop. They’ll be able to wield the shield as a pickaxe, or display it proudly on their back. Readm ore for two videos and additional information.
In Ragnrok, Thor returns to Asgard to find Heimdall gone and his estranged brother Loki posing as Odin, who is then forced to help him find their father, and with directions from Stephen Strange at the Sanctum Sanctorum in New York City, they locate Odin in Norway. What could the movie have been like if the main characters used lightsabers instead of a hammer and other weapons? Read more to see exactly this, thanks to ImmersionVFX.
Marvel’s Iron Man VR lets you use two PlayStation Move controllers to fire up the superhero’s Repulsor Jets and blast into the skies with an arsenal of high-tech gear at your fingertips. You’ll be able to upgrade tech in Tony Stark’s garage to customize Iron Man’s sleek armor and awesome abilities, and go up against enemies in high stakes, action-packed battles. Pre-order page. Read more for an in-depth first look video and additional information.
Photo credit: Kreatworks
Artists at Bangkok, Thailand-based Kreatworks used scrap metal, mainly consisting of old auto / motorcycle / machine parts, to fabricate a 10.8-foot tall Incredible Hulk sculpture. Unfortunately, it can’t be shipped to the United States due to its size. Should you live somewhere in Asia, just know that each one is made to order, so you may have to wait a while. Read more for additional pictures.
Photo credit: Disney / Marvel
Disney first revealed at the D23 Expo this past summer that Imagineers were working on a new experience with Spider-Man at Avengers Campus coming to Disney California Adventure park this summer, but now we know that it is going to be in animatronic form. The robot of sorts is going to have articulating robotic joints capable of web slinging when launched with a bungie mechanism. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Black Widow will be the twenty-fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), directed by Cate Shortland and starring Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, alongside David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, and Rachel Weisz. It’s set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, but before the events of Avengers: Infinity War, and is centered around Romanoff being on the run, forced to confront her past while facing a new threat. Read more for the first teaser trailer and additional information.