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.
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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.
Heritage Auctions recently auctioned off the highest-graded copy of Marvel Comics No. 1, originally issued in 1939, for a hefty $1.26 million USD. This pristine copy received a 9.4 rating out of 10 by Certified Guaranty Company and so far, only two other copies that have received a rating of 9.0 or higher. Previous to being auctioned, it was owned by a Pennsylvanian mailman who was a big comic book collector. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Arcade1UP is back at it again, and they’ve just revealed their latest arcade machine, one based on Marvel Super Heroes. There will be a limited edition (8000 cabinets) priced at $399 that features exclusive artwork, alight-up marquee, Sanwa joystick buttons, and three pre-loaded games – Marvel Super Heroes, X-Men: Children of the Atom, and The Punisher. Similar to their other offerings, this one stands just under 4ft tall, and comes equipped with an immersive full-color hi-resolution 17″ display and dual speakers. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
In the comics and movies, you’ve probably seen Thanos collecting the six Infinity Gems and attaching them to his gauntlet. Well, if you’ve always wanted your very own, and in a much smaller form factor with some gadget functionality, then look no further than Brando’s Infinity Gauntlet Power Bank. This battery pack not only charges your mobile devices, but it has action joints (moving fingers) and light-up gems. Product page. Read more for our full hands-on review.
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With the ability to customize car wraps these days, it’s not uncommon to see comic book-themed vehicles, but lately, Iron Man seems to be the trend. Several Tesla Model S and Model X cars have been spotted on the streets inspired by Iron Man’s red and gold armor. Aside from the colors, all of these Model X vehicles have white leather interiors. There’s also a lone Chrome Gold Model S, complete with red accents around the side windows. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Takumi Toxin via Laughing Squid
For those unfamiliar with Ukiyo-e (translates to pictures of the floating world), it’s basically a genre of Japanese art which flourished from the 17th through 19th centuries. Its artists created woodblock prints and paintings of female beauties, kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers as well as scenes from history and folk tales. Illustrator Takumi Toxin decided to give The Avengers: Endgame characters a Ukiyo-e makeover, starting with Thanos. Read more to see them all.