Courtesy of Marvel’s Tumblr arrives what may be my favorite photo of Comic-Con International: Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the Moon, at the Marvel booth wearing not only a T-shirt that reads “Get Your Ass to Mars” but also … the Infinity Gauntlet.
Ever want to get your hands on the Infinity Gauntlet? If you’re headed to Comic-Con International in San Diego, Hasbro has you covered. USA Today debuted the first look at the company’s Comic-Con exclusive, which includes a four-figure pack of 3 3/4-inch figures — Nebula, Starfox, Mistress Death and Thanos with mini Infinity Gauntlet — packaged with a foam version of the iconic Marvel artifact.
Brent Schoonover (Horrorwood, Astronaut Dad, Vincent Price Presents) has posted some art jam pieces that he contributed to, including this one for The Dark Crystal (Schoonover drew Aughra). Others in the link are tributes to The Infinity Gauntlet, Stan Winston, and Stephen King. The pieces were all commissioned by Matthew Reed, who shares these and some Star Wars-themed ones at his Comic Art Fans site where you can also see the names of the other artists involved.
Helmets for Thor, Loki, and Odin? Sure. Captain America’s shield (see below)? Stands to reason. After all, these are key props from Marvel’s next two potential blockbuster movies, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger. But at Marvel’s booth at the San Diego Comic-Con today, the Infinity Gauntlet was reavealed in all its giant-sized glory. And now, let the speculation commence …