Best Marvel Gifts TechnoBuffalo 2020
With the rise of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fandom for these comic legends has reached the mainstream. Luckily, that means the proliferation of some amazing merchandise, from an articulating Infinity Gauntlet to an adorable dancing Groot bobble. If you're looking to outfit your home with Marvel gear, here are the best gifts to check out.
- Feel the power: Marvel Legends Series Infinity Gauntlet
- Know it all: Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition
- Test your knowledge: Marvel Trivia Box Card Game
- The legend: Funko POP! Stan Lee (Patina)
- He's so cute: Funko POP! Marvel: Dancing Groot Bobble
- Read the novelization: Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Anniversary Collection
- It begins: Marvel Studios Collector's Edition – Phase 1
- No strings on me: Marvel Studios Collector's Edition – Phase 2
- New Spider-Man: Marvel Studios - Phase 3 Part 1
- Wall art: RoomMates Marvel Classics Comic Panel Mural
- I am Iron Man: Avengers Marvel Legends Iron Man Electronic Helmet
- God of Thunder: Avengers Marvel Legends Series Mjolnir
Feel the power of the Infinity Gauntlet with this articulating electronic fist. It features movie-inspired sound effects, pulsating light effects, and an incredible attention to detail, so you'll feel like you're wielding the gauntlet from the movie. Just be careful what you snap out of existence.
Think you know everything about Marvel, its universe, and its characters? Even if you consider yourself an expert, you'll probably find a few new factoids in this Marvel Encyclopedia, which contains vital information about more than 1,200 classic and contemporary characters. This is the ultimate "everything you need to know" collection.
Once you expand your mind with the Marvel Encyclopedia, you can test your knowledge with the Marvel Trivia Box Card Game. The set features hundreds of questions about your favorite Marvel characters — and the game supports up to four players, so the whole family can join.
Without Stan Lee there would be no Marvel. This Funko POP! celebrates the legendary artist with a figure in a fantastic patina, giving it a statuesque look. When you need inspiration, having Stan Lee on your desk will remind you that we're all heroes in our own way.
Funko POP! Offers a variety of action figures based on Marvel characters, but you'll be hard pressed to find one cuter than dancing Baby Groot. The figure would make for a great decoration on your shelf or an adorable addition to your workspace. Just looking at him is enough to cheer you up.
There's something so immediate and tangible about reading a good book. With Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Anniversary Collection, Marvel has novelized the first ten years of the MCU, from Iron Man up through Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It's a fun and engaging way to enjoy these great stories.
Re-watch how the MCU started with this collection of movies from Phase 1. The early collection features movies that introduce some of your favorite characters, including Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America. Rounding out the collection is Joss Whedon's The Avengers.
Phase 2 of the MCU features an incredibly strong collection of movies, from Captain America: The Winter Soldier to Guardians of the Galaxy. Phase 2 was also when audiences were introduced to Ant-Man, who is undeniably the most charming Avenger of the group.
Phase 3 was when Marvel Studios really hit its stride. With movies like Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok, Marvel proved that it can not only make great comic book movies but great movies period.
This mural puts a classic comics panel on your wall, stretching 6 feet by 10.5 feet. Characters like Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, and even Wolverine show up in the panel. You'll get to enjoy Marvel's iconic art and decorate your room at the same time.
This electronic Iron Man helmet features two LED eyes, movie-inspired sound effects, and a detachable magnetized faceplate, so you can reveal your secret identity while fighting crime. The premium helmet would make for a great display item or complete a costume.
Wield Thor's Mjolnir, the God of Thunder's famous weapon of choice. The 1:1 full-scale hammer features an authentically designed wrist strap and pommel along with intricate etchings on the hammer. Additionally, the hammer supports voice activation to reveal the symbol of Odin.
Fandom for everything Marvel has hit a fever pitch over the past few years, and it's only going to get better. This collection of gifts is a well-rounded assortment of display items and even products you can play with. The one that stands out is the articulating Marvel Legends Series Infinity Gauntlet, which lets you (pretend to) wield the power of the Infinity Stones.
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Inspire a mini muso with the best musical instruments
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Liven up your next party with these classic board games!
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