Thirsty Comic-Con attendees and die-hard Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans take note: Beginning today, a Jones Soda truck will be driving around the San Diego Convention Center and the Gaslamp Quarter dispensing collector’s edition bottles sporting Season Eight art by Georges Jeanty and such themed flavors as “Dawn’s a Centaur Root Beer,” “Giles’s Grape Potion” and “Willow’s Green Apple Witch’s Brew.” There are six in all.
If you miss the truck, or aren’t in San Diego this week, don’t worry: You’ll apparently be able to order the Buffy line from the Jones Soda website beginning later today.
Motorcycle-riding comics fans, and cosplayers, take note: UD Replicas has unveiled its official X2 Wolverine Motorcycle Suit.
The leather suit which, as you may have guessed, is a replica of the one worn by Hugh Jackman in X2: X-Men United, includes the jacket, gloves and pants. According to the manufacturer, the suit incorporates removable CE-approved body armor, gloves with anti-skid Kevlar in the lining of the palms, and “an interior, form-molded muscle suit sandwiched into the jacket’s torso section.”
And it can all be yours … for somewhere in the neighborhood of $1,000 (the price hasn’t been finalized yet). UD Replicas will take orders through its website beginning later this month, so start saving your pennies.
What’s that, you’re more of an Iron Man, um, man? Well, you’re in luck: UD is also developing a leather replica of Tony Stark’s Mark V Suitcase Suit from Iron Man 2.
That one sounds kind of cool, actually. Just not for me (or my bank account).
Criminals may be a superstitious, cowardly lot, but with this new Batman rain gear, they’ll also be dry. Dry and adorable.
There, Washington Shoe Company and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, you’re free to use that for the ad campaign for the new Batman rain collection. It’s a heck of a lot better than “April Showers Bring Batman Powers.” (Psst. Batman doesn’t have any powers. Also, that phrase would only make sense with someone like Aquaman. Possibly. But there’s probably not a big demand for Aquaman rain gear …)
Anyway, the collection, geared toward kids and juniors, features umbrellas, boots and raincoats — the latter of which comes with a removable cape with glow-in-the-dark Batman emblem. You can see more photos at the link.