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5 Super Cool Gadgets Every Marvel Universe Geek Needs

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If you have an encyclopedic knowledge of the Marvel Universe and want the low-down on the latest gadgets, this page is for you.

Following the record box office success of new releases such as Thor 3 and Black Panther, the top manufacturers of Marvel merch have gone into overdrive. The fact is there are plenty of superhero-inspired gadgets flooding the market – but some are noticeably better in quality than others.

Wherever you are on the Marvel timeline – we’ve picked out the coolest products to gear up your inner Captain America or Tony Stark in January, 2019:


1) Marvel Legends Captain America Shield


Nothing beats this signature shield belonging to one of Marvel’s oldest and most iconic superheroes. This piece is essential for any Marvel collection.

What We Like

At 24 inches and with precise attention to detail, the Captain America shield replica is the ultimate gadget fit for cos play or to showcase in your home. The shield is made out of hard plastic, but with the addition of quality paintwork it could be easily mistaken for metal. The two leather straps add authenticity and a luxurious feel, making this replica feel like a true movie prop.

What Needs Improving

The only gripe we have with this product is that the straps are difficult to adjust. For us big guys, this took some getting used to.

9.0Expert Score
The Final Verdict

Overall, it still does the job if you use it for cosplay and/or to make a statement at Comic Con.

Marvel Legends Captain America Shield

Last update was on: March 29, 2018 8:41 pm


2) Marvel Legends Iron Man Electronic Helmet


Genius, witty, cool. Those are just some of the words that describe Tony Stark/Iron Man in his full get up. Now Hasbro have given us the chance to wear his signature armor to battle nefarious enemies in style.

What We Like

The manufacturers of the replica helmet deliver a quality product that does Stark Industries justice. It comes with a magnetized face plate that is 100% detachable. The brightness of the glowing LED eyes is impressive and the FX sound is dramatic.

What Needs Improving

If we had to nitpick, we noticed that the some of the paint will start to chip in heavy use.

8.7Expert Score
The Final Verdict

The price point of around $250 is great if you’re a serious collector of Marvel merchandise, but steep if you’re looking for a cheap replica for cosplay. That said, it’s a quality product worthy of investment if you’re looking for a priced item with longevity.

Marvel Legends Iron Man Electronic Helmet

Last update was on: March 29, 2018 8:58 pm


3) Marvel Cinematic Universe Box Set


This is a limited-edition box set containing blu ray, blu ray 3D and digital copies of the best-rated Marvel movies. But it doesn’t stop there. You’ll also receive a cool LED lit replica of the Morag orb and other surprise gifts (I won’t spoil it). Perfect for Marvel fans who love their stuff!

What We Like

If you’re looking for the ultimate Marvel DVD collection, this is it. The movies included in this 2nd edition are Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: The Age of Ultron and Ant Man.

Each Blu Ray also includes extended and never-before-seen scenes, Director’s commentary, documentaries, and screen tests with the leading actors. At around $200 on Amazon, it’s an excellent value and you’ll receive plenty of content for your buck.

What Needs Improving

The only drawback is that the disc holder isn’t the best quality. If you throw this boxset into a bag while traveling, the discs could fall out and get scratched. So if you buy it, keep this in mind and try not to knock it around.

9.6Expert Score
The Final Verdict

All in all this is a dream for any movie buff or Marvel fan building a complete collection. The fun extra gifts will make you feel special and give you a unique insight into the production of these blockbusters.

$224.99 $249.99


4) Marvel Legends Infinity Gauntlet Articulated Electronic Fist


A Marvel collection is never complete without the Infinity Gauntlet. We’ve seen cheaper replicas of this ultimate weapon in stores before, and frankly the quality has been disappointing on almost every occasion. But not today!

What We Like

Now Hasbro have introduced a modern replica that has finally satisfied my inner warlord. This 19.5 inch fist incorporates lights and sounds that mimic the movie effects. The 6 lit up infinity stones are intricately designed and shine beautifully in both light and dark. This product is stiff, but it gives just enough finger and fist movement for effective role play.

What Needs Improving

The downsides? It’s a sizable accessory, so if you’re of a smaller build, you might struggle to wield it in cosplay. On the other hand, I’ll admit it looks very impressive on any mantelpiece.

8.3Expert Score
The Final Verdict

On the whole we've really enjoyed this product. It looks fantastic from all angles if you're displaying it as a prop. The articulated fist locks into place, so it works well for adults if you do take it out to a convention or for role play.

Marvel Legends Series Infinity Gauntlet Articulated Electronic Fist

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Last update was on: March 29, 2018 9:00 pm


5) LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers


Love Lego? This Marvel Universe box is a dream come true for kids (and big kids). Thanos has captured the infinity gauntlet and now it’s up you to help the Avengers get it back. And you’ll have hours of fun as you do it!

What We Like

As with any other Lego products, the quality is out of this world. The pieces are also larger than we had anticipated, which was a welcome surprise. In this set, you get to build the Guardian’s ship with all the details you could wish for including 2 x stud shooters. You’ll get 4 x figures from Infinity War: Iron Man, Star-Lord, Gamora and Thanos (with Infinity Gauntlet). On top there are the infinity stones, and a sword. The total sum of pieces is a whopping 674. The instructions are clear, which makes this an ideal gift for almost all ages.

What Needs Improving

We absolutely loved this lego set and found nothing to fault. The only thing we can say is “we want more!”. If this box came with even more infinity stones, we’d be over the moon. For now though, we’re perfectly content.

9.9Expert Score
The Final Verdict

The Marvel Lego set is a must for any fan. We had tons of fun reviewing it, and will be ordering more to take home. Get one for yourself or give one as a gift, it will go down a treat.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers: Infinity War Thanos: Ultimate Battle 76107 Building Kit (674 Piece)

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Last update was on: September 4, 2018 12:08 pm
$56.99 $69.99


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