Zavvi Offers “The Art of Marvel Studios” Plus A Tee At A Marvelous Low Price

We LOVE superhero movies and Marvel’s 10 year run offers up some amazing ones that we keep watching and watching and watching.  We also LOVE “The Art Of” series of books that go behind the scenes and document how everything comes together on one of these films.

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Zavvi is offering a set of four “The Art of books” including “Iron Man,” “Captain America,” “Thor,” and “Iron Man 2,” PLUS a t-shirt for the insanely low price of £19.99!  There are 4 tee’s to choose from including an Iron Man, Thor, Thanos and Black Panther design.

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HURRY, because this sale won’t go on forever and quantities won’t last.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER.

 

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Fandango’s “Infinity War” Posters Are Marvelous & They Can Be YOURS!

When Marvel dropped the trailer for their upcoming superhero slug-fest, “Avengers: Infinity War,” folks lost their minds.  Then Fandango announced pre-sales of tickets along with a chance to get 1 out of 5 phenomenal posters for FREE, folks went nuts.  (Infinity War broke the superhero pre-sale ticket record in a measly six hours.)

These official posters were done by the Poster Posse and we absolutely love… want… NEED all of them.  They were designed by Japanese artist Kaz Oomori and we have already signed up for our freebie.  (Now we just need to get the other 4 to complete the set.)

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“An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest Showdown of all time.  The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.”

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Kick It With These Marvel Themed Sneakers

Superheroes are ruling the theaters, social media and practically everything else these days and now you can show your allegiance to YOUR favorites with some awesome new sneakers from Marvel.   Whether you love a king from Wakanda, a foul mouthed do-gooder with healing powers, a patriot lost in time or a sentient tree-like creature from another planet, there is SURELY something here that will leave you dancing in the streets.

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These officially licensed high tops are available HERE from the good folks at ThinkGeek.

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Hasbro’s Avengers Infinity Gauntlet Has Us Geeking Out

Geek out and gear up, Hasbro has a VERY cool version of the Infinity Gauntlet from the upcoming film: “Avengers: Infinity War.”  This crazy collectible is part of Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Series and we can WAIT to get our “hand” on one.

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A Mad Titan. Six Infinity Stones that control the multi-verse. One mission to destroy the galaxy, another to save it. A team of heroes ready for the fight. Whoever wields the Infinity Gauntlet wields the fate of the universe!

Bring one of the most powerful weapons in the Marvel Universe to life! With this premium Infinity Gauntlet Articulated Electronic Fist from the Marvel Legends Series, lift up the power of the Infinity Stones and imagine taking control of the galaxy with the notorious gauntlet worn by the supreme being, Thanos.

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Inspired by the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War movie, this Infinity Gauntlet from the Marvel Legends Series features premium design and styling, as well as intricate detailing on the gauntlet and 6 light-up Infinity Stones. Features pulsating light effects, movie-inspired sounds, and individually articulated finger movement, as well as a fist-lock feature for display.

– Articulated fingers with fist-lock display mode
– Movie-inspired sound effects
– Pulsating stone glow light effects
– Premium role play articulated electronic fist
– Collector-inspired attention to detail

Includes: gauntlet and instructions.  Scale: 19.5 in./49.6 cm

PURCHASE HERE

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“Vampires vs. Unicorns: Floor War”

It’s time to choose a side, human.

Will you lead the fierce blood snob VAMPIRES or perhaps throw down with a herd of obnoxious UNICORNS?

VAMPIRES vs. UNICORNS: Floor War is a hillariously fun THROWING CARD game with unexpected results, featuring fantastic hand painted tile art by TRAVIS LAMPE and TRAVIS LOUIE suitable for framing!

Draw from your deck of cards to RAISE THE DEAD, cause a UNICORN STAMPEDE, and more! It’s up to you to find the best throwing technique to destroy your opponent’s FLOOR TILES, but, like, BEWARE! As not all tiles are the same!

It’s HORN vs. TOOTH, HOOF vs. CLAW! 

Original concept and design by Jim Dubois with additional design and development by Attaboy. Produced by Yumfactory Games.

It’s a game that is durable, playable, then frameable.

  • 7 framable Two-Sided Unicorn Tiles : each is 7.75″ x 7.75″, made of high quality thick 2.0mm laminated chipboard
  • 7 framable Two-Sided Vampire Tiles : each is 7.75″ x 7.75″, made of high quality thick 2.0mm laminated chipboard.
  • 48 Vampire Cards, with rounded corners
  • 48 Unicorn Cards, with rounded corners
  • 16-Page Full Color illustrated Instruction Booklet 
  • Specially Designed Vac Tray to hold all of the above. The whole game weighs in about 3lbs.
  • The rare opportunity to enact revenge on your opponent/friend/foe and defeat those bastard unicorns once and for all.

Tournaments nights have already been hosted by Chicago’s Rotofugi Gallery/Store with upcoming events at Stranger Factory in Arizona, and events at retail locations.

The game is available directly from the Hi-Fructose website at this link.

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“The Escape Artist” By Brad Meltzer Is Out TODAY!

Why did we use an exclamation point at the end of our title?  Because we are BEYOND excited for you to read this book!

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For the past 20 years, Brad Meltzer has been mesmerizing fans with some sensational books including: the Beecher White series, The Tenth Justice, The Millionaires, The Fifth Assassin, The Book Of Fate, his Ordinary People Change the World series, and his Heroes for my Son/ Brad-Meltzer-Dead-Even-Book-CoverDaughter books along with some sensational work in comic books.  With 31 of these under his belt, it’s no wonder that his latest, “The Escape Artist” is so phenomenal.

We’ve been fans of Meltzer ever since 1999 when my Dad said, “You should read ‘Dead Even’, I think you will REALLY like this author.”  Like any good son, I took his advice and I’ve been hooked ever since  “The Escape Artist” is one more, in a long line, of amazing adventures.

Meltzer does a ton of research for his novels and exposes his readers to secrets or little known places in each story.  For “The Escape Artist” he teaches us about one of the most unique jobs in the military, the Army’s “artist-in-residence.”  Meltzer also takes us behind the scenes into “America’s most important funeral home,” Dover Air Force Base.  Throw in the legacy of magicians, yes ‘magicians,‘ in the U.S. government that goes all the way back to Abraham Lincoln, and you have the makings of a riveting thriller.

Today, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of author Brad Meltzer’s career with the release of his  latest white knuckle roller coaster ride, “The Escape Artist.”  We’ve read the book and we literally couldn’t put it down.  Whether you call it a “page-turner” or a “must-read” book,  it will grab you from the very first page and take you on an adventure, that will keep you guessing, pull on your heart strings, and enrage you throughout the story.  Here is a small taste of what you are in for…

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“Nola Brown is supposed to be dead.  She was on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness.  Her commanding officer verifies she’s dead and the government confirms it.  But Jim “Zig” Zigarwoski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive.  And she’s on the run.  Zig works at Dover Air Force Base, helping put to rest the bodies of those who die on top-secret missions.  Nola was a childhood friend of Zig’s daughter and once saved his daughter’s life.  So when Zig realizes Nola is still alive, he’s determined to find her.  But as Zig digs in to her past, he learns that trouble follows Nola everywhere she goes.  On her last mission, Nola saw something nobody was supposed to see, earning her an enemy unlike any other, who will do whatever it takes to keep her quite.  Together, Nola and Zig will either reveal a slight of hand being played at the highest levels of power or die trying to uncover the U.S. Army’s most mysterious secret – a centuries-old conspiracy that traces back to the greatest escape artist in history: Harry Houdini.”

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Here is what Brad had to say about Nola in a recent interview.  Meltzer said that Nola was his favorite protagonist character. Why? “I love that people said she’s like ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I’ll take that compliment any day!” he said. “But Nola’s not like anyone else I wrote. Nola’s that character who grabbed me by the throat and said, ‘Pay attention to me.’ She doesn’t need to be saved by anyone. She’s on her own terms.  She’s had this rough life. All of us have been through situations – whether it’s addiction, whether it’s abuse — where we’ve had to claw our way back, and Nola is that person who’s climbing out of the crater, who’s truly trying to come back to life.”  – SOURCE

Not only can you get this book TODAY, but Brad is on the road promoting the book.  Having been to one of his previous tours, we HIGHLY recommend that you try to go to one of these meet-ups.  Brad is fantastic with his fans, often brings cool giveaways and it’s great to pick his brain about his stories as well as history.  (The dude is a walking encyclopedia of cool, lesser-known facts throughout our country’s past.  We are going to hang out with him on 3/14 in Mission Viejo, CA and we can’t wait!)

Stay up to date with everything Meltzer via the following social media links.  Feel free to reach out and engage the man.  Like we said, he’s great with his fans and quite often, he gives them responses to their inquiries.

Meltzer WEBSITE

Meltzer TWITTER

Meltzer INSTAGRAM

Meltzer FACEBOOK

Meltzer YOUTUBE

Meltzer GOOGLE PLUS

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