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19 Marvelous X-Men Innovations

From Superhero Health Posters to Heroic Hipster Cartoons

— June 2, 2011 — Pop Culture
My excitement for the new movie X-Men: First Class is at an all-time high after compiling all of these marvelous X-Men innovations. All of these features truly are marvelous (get it) as they all pay homage to what may just be the most badass team of superheroes ever created.

If you can only think of the comic, cartoon and movies when someone says the word "X-Men," then you have really got to check out all of these marvelous X-Men innovations. Marvel's mutants have been inspiring artists, DIY-ers and fashion designers for some time now, leading to some cool and occasionally crazy crossover creations. While I am all for wearing a shirt from the Stussy and Marvel collection, I am not too sure as to how safe it would be to build my own Wolverine claws or pyro fire gloves at home.

Implications - The last few years have seen comic book and superhero movie franchises become a large part of the major Hollywood studio movie slate. Each summer, studios seek to launch huge tentpoles that contain a built-in fanbase and multiple revenue streams (toys, video games, clothes). These established brands play well in a struggling economy, full of consumers seeking fantastic escapist entertainment.
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Mutant Movie Trailers
Mutant Movie Trailers
The Wait is Over for the Official X-Men: First Class Trailer
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Menacing Fire Mitts
Menacing Fire Mitts
DIY Flamethrower Gloves Give you a Superhero Power
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Superhero Franchise Sneak Peeks
Superhero Franchise Sneak Peeks
X-Men: First Class Photos Hit the Internet
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Superhero Streetwear Crossovers
Superhero Streetwear Crossovers
Stussy x Marvel Comics Collection Adds a Designer Flair to Comics
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Epic X-Men Confections
Epic X-Men Confections
The Wolverine Cake by Kimberly Chapman is as Awesome as it Sounds
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Digital Comic Books
Digital Comic Books
Iverse Media Puts Superheroes on Your iPhone, iTouch or Android
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Superhero Health Promoters
Superhero Health Promoters
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in Got Milk? Ad
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Decimating Deviant Art
Decimating Deviant Art
Halil Ural Puts a Gory Spin on Sci-Fi Heros
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Powerhouse Toon Pairings
Powerhouse Toon Pairings
These X-Men Mario Mash-Up Illustrations Are Next Level Awesome
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Superhero Designer Streetwear
Superhero Designer Streetwear
The Anticipated Stussy x Marvel 'The Ultimate Team Up' Unveiled
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Summer Blockbuster Spin-Offs
Summer Blockbuster Spin-Offs
'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Trailer Released
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DIY Comic Hero Costumes
DIY Comic Hero Costumes
This Rafael Bastos Guide Offers a Cheap and Easy Halloween Solution
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Comic-Anime Mashups
Comic-Anime Mashups
Marvel and Madhouse Collaborate to Recreate Iron Man and Wolverine
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Heroic Hipster Cartoons
Heroic Hipster Cartoons
The Hipster Superheroes Cartoon Brings Ironic Illustrations to Life
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Menacing Marvel Posters
Menacing Marvel Posters
Stussy Teams Up With Marvel Comics to Produce Some Badass Posters
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Toy Movie Posters
Toy Movie Posters
Lego Remakes of Classic Flick Pics
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Marvel Superhero Toys
Marvel Superhero Toys
The X-Men First Class Minimates are Nerdtastic
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Suggestively Silly Superheroes
Suggestively Silly Superheroes
Bobby Rubio Draws Hilarious Renditions of Comic Book Heroes
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Realistic Superhero Art
Realistic Superhero Art
Pascal Ackermann Makes Profound Computer Graphics
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