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Deadpool is livin’ large with retro ‘Secret Wars’ 12-inch figure

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For its latest Comic-Con International exclusive, Gentle Giant imagined what it might’ve been like had Deadpool been around in 1984 for Marvel’s original Secret Wars. And then it thought even bigger.

The new addition to the company’s line of retro-style Secret Wars jumbo figures, the wise-crackin’ Merc With a Mouth stands 12 inches tall. Made from vinyl and ABS plastic, the figure features five points of articulation — hey, it’s based on the old Mattel seris — and comes equipped with a gun.

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Deadpool’s SDCC statue has its own chimichanga, naturally

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On the heels of its Emma Frost statue, Kotobukiya has announced a Comic-Con International limited edition: the Deadpool “Chimichanga” SDCC Limited Edition ARTFX+ statue.

Sculpted by Junnosuke Abe, the 1/10th-scale statue stands — or, rather, crouches — 6 inches tall, grabbing his katana with his right hand and holding either Headpool or a chimichanga with his left. Hence, the name, I suppose. Deadpool also comes with a magnetic display base, which just happens to look like a tortilla.

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Hulk out without the gamma rays in this mega-muscle suit

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If exposure to gamma radiation just seems too risky, you can still have the body of the Incredible Hulk without running onto a government test range (stupid Rick Jones).

Flex Design Costumes offers a series of full-body muscle suits that includes the Mega Muscle Suit that can give you that hulking physique, if not the associated super-strength. Anger-control issues, presumably, are sold separately. The suit comes in a range of colors, but I imagine green is the big seller, even at a wallet-smashing $3,499.

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Deadpool faces his ‘X-Men Origins’ knock-off in this fun short

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Virtually everybody wants to forget 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but no one more than Deadpool, who became virtually unrecognizable as an optic blast-firing, teleporting killing machine.

And in this new “Minute Match-Up” from Ismahawk, Wade Wilson is determined to make sure his discount doppelganger doesn’t resurface to mar his upcoming solo film. Weapon XI doesn’t stand a chance.

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Did someone say chimichanga? Funko rolls out Deadpool’s truck

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Amid the seemingly endless parade of Avengers: Age of Ultron tie-ins, one very important release — perhaps the most important — has largely slipped beneath the radar (well, mine, in any case): Deadpool’s Chimichanga Truck from Funko’s Pop! Vinyl Rides line.

Showcased in February at Toy Fair 2015, the truck — emblazoned with a “Deadpool’s Chimichangas” logo — comes complete with a removable 3 3/4-inch Deadpool figure that holds a sword in one hand, and grips a delicious chimichanga in the other.

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‘Deadpool’ gets the epic fan trailer he deserves (but no tacos)

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Not content to wait for Fox’s promotion machine, Alex Luther has unleashed his own frenetic fan trailer for the 2016 Deadpool movie.

Using footage taken from such diverse sources as X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Activision’s Deadpool video game, “Super Power Beat Down” and the trailers for Hitman: Agent 47 and Furious 7, Alex crafts an action-packed (if not exactly work-safe) trailer that’s likely to please even the most devoted fans of Marvel’s Merc With a Mouth.

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R2-D2 turns cosplayer in these superhero illustrations

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The best of two geeky worlds collide in a new poster series by artist Steve Berrington that mashes together the beloved R2-D2 with iconic superheroes (and a couple of antiheroes).

Available for $30 each from My Modern Shop, the posters feature the beloved Star Wars droid as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, Harley Quinn, Green Lantern, The Flash and Deadpool.

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Deadpool looks for love in surprisingly charming ‘Kiss Me’ video

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By all rights, a video of a guy in a Deadpool costume walking around on Valentine’s Day with a sign that reads “Kiss Me, I’m Deadpool” should have been creepy. However, the affable D-Piddy, who’s starred as the Merc With a Mouth in more than 50 of these videos, is able to make it downright charming.

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Rob Liefeld draws ‘Deadpool’ star Ryan Reynolds

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Rob Liefeld, who co-created such comic book staples as Deadpool, Cable and Domino, posted a new sketch of Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson today on his Facebook page.

RELATED: Reynolds Reveals Deadpool Mask Prototype

Reynolds, a longtime Deadpool fan, played Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and is set to star in Fox’s upcoming Deadpool film. Liefeld’s sketch looks as though it was modeled on the X-Men Origins: Wolverine version of the character.

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Ride in superhero style with these custom motorcycle helmets

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Last year we spotlighted a pretty stylish Dark Knight-inspired motorcycle helmet, but what if you prefer, say, The Punisher, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or Wonder Woman to Batman? AirGraffix has you covered.

The Mattoon, Illinois-based company specializes in custom-painted helmets that can transform the rider into everyone from Goku and Deadpool to Iron Man and Spawn. It’s not all superheroes or comic books, either; there’s an assortment of Star Wars, Transformers and Power Rangers designs, for starters.

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Ring in the holidays with festive comics-themed ‘ugly’ sweaters

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Your holiday sweater collection doesn’t have to be scary anymore; you can improve it with comic book-inspired designs. Once upon a time, the thought of attending an ugly-sweater themed holiday party was unappealing: The sweaters used to be legitimately hideous and tacky, with flocked teddy bears, noisy bells and glittery snow, and they were itchy and hot. Those garments of yore could be fun to wear, but I never liked scouring thrift stores and forking over cash for them.

That’s all changed, because the idea of the ugly holiday sweater has evolved. The designs are no longer what I’d call ugly, and they’re more likely to be printed on comfortable sweatshirts instead of stuffy sweaters. You can find several prints inspired by pop culture franchises and even comic books.

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From Black Widow to Joker, the most-Googled costumes by state

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If this map of “the most trending” Halloween costumes is any indication, Marvel Studios may want to give a little more thought to Black Widow’s place in its cinematic universe.

Produced by the website SumoCoupon using an analysis of Google search volumes, the map indicates which costume was the most-Goggled in each state. Comic-book heroes and villains were well-represented, topping the list in 14 states. Black Widow claimed the throne in four of those — Texas, Missouri, North Carolina and Wisconsin — while perennial favorites like Batman and Catwoman nabbed three and two, respectively.

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Mondo is offering prints by Ross, Francavilla and Shaw

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On Thursday, Mondo will offer six posters by Alex Ross, Francesco Francavilla and Jay Shaw that were previously only available at MondoCon, held last month in Austin, Texas. So if you’re a fan of those artists, or of The Iron Giant, Afterlife With Archie or Deadpool, you’ll probably want to keep an eye on Mondo’s Twitter account for the on-sale announcements.

Check out the prints, and the details, below.

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These Marvel-themed cereals would make mornings easier

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Spider-Man had his own limited-edition cereal in the mid-’90s, complete with marshmallows shaped like the Spider-symbol, Peter Parker’s camera, Hobgoblin’s pumpkin bomb and, strangely, Kingpin. So why shouldn’t some of Marvel’s other popular characters get in on some of that sweet, sweet breakfast action?

Designers Crystal Fontan (aka Bamboota) and Elliott Fernandez seem to have wondered the same thing, as they’ve created (alas) imaginary cereal brands like Bifrosted Loki Charms, Tony’s Iron Bran, Cap’N Ameri-Crunch and, yes, Groot Loops (with limited-edition cocoa marshmallows of Groot and Rocket Raccoon).

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Break the fourth wall with Sideshow’s new Deadpool figure

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Although previewed in July at Comic-Con International, Sideshow Collectibles has now officially unveiled the first entry in its Marvel Sixth Scale Collection: Deadpool.

Available for preorder beginning Thursday, the Merc With a Mouth comes equipped with multiple guns, blades, grenades, hands — “jazz hands!” — heads, and speech balloons. Yes, like his comic-book counterpart, this figure breaks the fourth wall.

And if that weren’t enough, the Sideshow Exclusive version includes a flying zombie head. Check out the images below.

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