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Whether it’s your Sanctum Sanctorum or Fortress of Solitude, no superhero hideaway is complete without a spiffy bookshelf that’s not only practical — y’know, it actually holds reading materials — but also puts your stamp on the lair. That’s where Burak Doğan comes in.
The Turkish industrial designer has created a striking series of superhero-themed shelves, based on the logos of Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D.
It may have gone mostly undiscussed thanks to “Captain America: Steve Rogers'” shocking twist ending, but the issue from Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz also featured the Avenger’s new suit and shield. Reddit user blu-tron crafted the new shield — which debuted in the Free Comic Book Day “Steve Rogers” issue — from aluminum, creating a replica that measures 29.5 inches tall and 19.5 inches wide
If you’re looking to add an all-new Steve Rogers shield to your collection, you can purchase this item on the user’s Etsy store. There are also plenty of other shields over there, too, just in case you have a specific Cap cosplay you’re looking to complete.
Entertainment Earth has unveiled a new Captain America Chair Cape that’ll be sold as a convention exclusive at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego for a mere $24.99 USD.
There’ll only be 1200 of these Chair Capes sold, so if you want to guarantee yourself a cape-clad computer chair, be sure to hit up Entertainment Earth’s booth (#2343) at Comic-Con, on July 20. If you can’t make it to Comic-Con this year, you can pre-order the chair over at Entertainment Earth’s website, in the event that supplies remain after the convention.
You can call it a premonition or an uncanny coincidence, but we call this life-size LEGO replica of Captain America’s shield — with one minor modification — pretty spectacular.
Weeks before Marvel set the Internet alight with that big revelation in Wednesday’s Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, LEGO enthusiast Taylor Walker constructed this Hydra shield for the Sentinel of Liberty.
If those Marvel Tsum Tsum toys can score their own comic, you’d think these equally adorable — and undoubtedly far more delicious — superhero rice balls could do the same.
They’re the creation of Thai food artist Nawaporn Pax Piewpun, aka Peaceloving Pax, who devotes her Instagram feed and Facebook page to “cute foodies” — whimsical rice balls, delightful dumplings and silly dumplings made to resemble characters ranging from Captain America and Superman to Harry Potter and Pikachu.
One of the breakout stars of Captain America: Civil War, Tom Holland’s Spider-Man is swinging into Funko’s Pop! line — and he’s bringing Hawkeye with him.
Oh, and he’s carrying you-know-who’s shield.
It’s not often that you can say “Captain America rocks” — after all, he’s a straight-laced superhero who’s roughly your (great-) grandparents’ age. However, here it’s fitting, and without an ounce of irony.
Eric Calderone (aka Erock), whom you may recognize from his 2014 rendition of the Iron Man theme, pay tribute to the Sentinel of Liberty with a metal version of Alan Silvestri’s “Captain America March” from Captain America: The First Avenger — with a little assistance from “Underoos.”
A new video lets you (literally) see things from Iron Man’s point-of-view in “Captain America: Civil War.”
Created by Danny Shepherd of ismahawk, a short film titled “First Person: Iron Man” takes a “Hardcore Henry” approach to “Captain America: Civil War” by presenting a completely first-person version of the film
Caught up in the excitement for Civil War, the Hacksmith set out to create a replica shield that can actually attach and detach to his arm, much in the way Captain America’s does in the film. That, of course, calls for the construction of an electromagnetic arm brace.
Because, of course.
Ever since Spider-Man’s introduction to the Marvel Cinematic Universe via his shield-stealing scene in that “Captain America: Civil War” teaser, everyone has been talking about Spidey’s new suit.
On the heels — or, rather, wheels — of new “character cars” based on Marvel’s Black Widow and Wasp, Mattel has rolled out a line of Hot Wheels collectibles tied to Captain America: Civil War.
Arriving courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, the collection features die-cast cars for Captain America, Iron Man, Black Panther, Winter Soldier, Vision, Ant-Man and Hawkeye (with the Black Widow model repeated).
It’s not a Merry Marvel Marching Society membership card, but this new Marvel credit card may be as close as you’re going to get.
Partnering with Synchrony Financial, the company has introduced the Marvel MasterCard, available in five designs: Marvel heroes (the Avengers, Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy), Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America’s shield, and a more subdued gray version, featuring icons of some of the characters.
When you’re ready to hop on your bike and hit the open road, you can now choose a side — Team Cap or Team Iron Man — with these officially licensed Marvel motorcycle helmets. Or, you can say to hell with both of them and justgo with Team Punisher, because when in doubt, bet on Frank.
Produced by HJC, the helmets boast a lightweight advanced polycarbonate composite shell, an advanced channeling ventilation system, and an anti-scratch face shield that’s particularly striking on the Iron Man version.
The age-old question of whether The Joker prefers boxers or briefs is answered with the new wave of adult-size Underoos. (Ever the trickster, the Clown Prince of Crime is apparently a boxer briefs kind of guy.)
The Joker men’s set is joined by Supergirl, Deadpool, Robin, Dawn of Justice Wonder Woman, and BB-8 for women. There are also Civil War Captain America and Iron Man boxer brief sets for boys.
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.