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Let Batman & Robin guard your cash with a ‘Dark Knight Returns’ wallet


Say what you will about the aging, frail yet brutal Batman of Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns, but he’d (probably) never let anyone get to your cash and credit cards. Not the Mutants, not The Joker, not even the Man of Steel. Of course if he did, say because of a bum knee or bad back, Carrie Kelley would be waiting in the wings.

That makes them the perfect Dynamic Duo to grace this (ahem) Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Dynamic Duo Wallet, featuring artwork by Miller and Klaus Janson. Of course, it would be weird if the wallet featured anyone other than them ….

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Reebok is finally releasing Ripley’s high-top ‘Aliens’ stompers


You can’t properly celebrate Alien Day without the right pair of shoes. Luckily, Reebok has your back.

To mark the April 26 event, the footwear giant will release a limited-edition replica of the high-top Reebok Alien Stomper worn by Sigourney Weaver in the 1986 sci-fi classic Aliens. The mid-top version worn by Lance Henrikson will also be available.

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‘Star Trek’ beams up its own MAC cosmetics line


Set phasers on stunning, because Star Trek is getting a cosmetics line in celebration of the franchise’s 50th anniversary.

Announced by MAC Cosmetics, the 25-piece special deco collection features lipstick, eyeshadow, nail polish and other products inspired by Deanna Troi, Uhura, Seven of Nine and Vina the Orion slave girl.

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Be your own hero with a Deadpool or Captain America laptop backpack


If you can’t imagine lugging around your laptop, phone, books and other necessities for one more semester, maybe it’s time to call in some reinforcements.

With a Captain America or Deadpool laptop backpack, you’ll be ready for battle — or class, work, whatever — with all of your gear stowed away conveniently and stylishly.

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Wear your LEGO love on your sleeve with these official T-shirts


Kids aren’t the only ones who enjoy LEGO, so why should they get all of the LEGO shirts?

That’s apparently the thinking of Japanese casual wear label Uniqlo, which has expanded its collection of licensed LEGO T-shirts to include designs for adults. (Well, for men; so far, there are no women’s tees in the collection. What’s up with that, Uniqlo?)

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Scarlet Witch conjures her own WeLoveFine clothing collection

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Following in the footsteps of Spider-Gwen, the Spider-Verse heroes and, yes, Deadpool, Marvel’s Scarlet Witch has landed her own apparel collection at WeLoveFine.

In addition to graphic T-shirts for men and women, there’s a hooded cape, a party dress and a tank top, each inspired by the veteran Avenger’s signature costume.

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Batmobile 3D cufflinks are the rage among billionaire vigilantes


Even at the most staid formal affairs, you can signal your readiness to fight crime — and possibly break into the Batusi — at a moment’s notice with these classic Batmobile 3D cufflinks.

While they’re not flashy (save that for your nighttime escapades), they are elegant and memorable. Boasting a matte black finish and a fixed-back closure depicting a new play on a classic DC Comics logo, the cufflinks are perfect for a soiree at Wayne Manor or a board meeting at Wayne Enterprises.

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For ‘Resident Evil’ fans, there’s now a T-virus perfume


Although you may not be a biological weapon (yet), you’ll at least be able to smell like one with this new Resident Evil-inspired fragrance.

Called T-virus, after the mutagenic virus that transforms humans into zombies (because, why not), the limited-edition scent will be available at the Capcom Cafe in Saitama, Japan, beginning March 26. It’s timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Resident Evil (aka Biohazard).

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Even ‘Batman v Superman’s’ watch ads are epic


It’s safe to say you won’t see a more thrilling watch commercial than this one for Police Lifestyle’s new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice line.Yeah, I know, that’s a pretty bold claim.

Backed by a pounding score, the promo juxtaposes footage from the Zack Snyder film and closeups of the limited-edition timepieces. It will leave you struggling to resist the urge to buy a watch, and possibly punch a superhero.

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Smell like the Dark Knight with this Batman body spray


We know what Batman looks like and we have have numerous options for what he sounds like, including Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Kevin Conroy and Adam West. But how does the Dark Knight smell?

Don’t think too long about it (please!), because India’s Vanesa Care has introduced special-edition Batman body spray as part of its Denver brand. Spoiler: If you guessed “sweat, wet leather and regret,” you’re wrong.

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Stash your bounty in a ‘Star Wars’ Boba Fett purse or wallet


Boba Fett is widely remembered for his reputation, and for his undignified end, but we often forget the bounty hunter had a flair for fashion: The helmet, the shoulder pads, the cape — oh, the impractical cape! — combined to create a distinctive look.

Considering the Mandalorian certainly knew how to accessorize, it’s only fitting that his sense of style should serve as inspiration for fashion accessories in another galaxy far, far away. Say, a wallet and purse.

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These Disney bags and wallets want to be part of your world


Disney has partnered with Loungefly for a new line of bags and wallets that incorporate several of their iconic characters into fashion-forward designs. Everyone from Ariel to Cinderella pop up in these designs, which vary from focusing solely on the iconic characters to incorporating them into more complex patterns. Yep, that’s Stitch popping up behind some pineapples! The prices on these items run from $38-$70, so you won’t have to be Scrooge McDuck-level rich to get your hands on these.

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Suit up for ‘Civil War’ in this Iron Man Mark 46 hoodie


Refusing to take sides in the conflict, Merchoid has followed that Captain America hoodie with the debut of a limited-edition Iron Man Mark 46 zip-up sweatshirt.

Part of the online retailer’s Captain America: Civil War collection, the Iron Man Mark 46 hoodie modeled after Tony Stark’s armor from the upcoming Marvel Studios sequel. Red with gold accents, the sweatshirt features a silver panel styled after Iron Man’s arc reactor, and thumb holes in the sleeves — presumably to mimic the gauntlets.

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The Force is with these ‘Star Wars’ Light Side watches


After first embracing the Dark Side with official Star Wars watches inspired by Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Stormtroopers and Imperial pilots, Nixon has decided to join the Jedi with its special Light Side Collection.

There are three timepieces (so far) in the series, based on R2-D2, C-3PO and the Jedi.

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DIY Millennium Falcon purse will get you past that fashion blockade


Excited for the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, costume designer Mikaela Holmes set to work on creating a leather purse that not only resembled the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy but could hold a bit of junk itself.

At Instructables, she shares her step-by-step process for creating the stylish Millennium Falcon purse, which boasts such wonderful accents as LED lights to illuminate the ship’s hyperdrive module and, better still, a radar-dish button.

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