Everyone wants a piece of the Avengers pie. When a movie with a global audience this large is at stake, there's no brand deal that doesn't make sense to at least attempt. We've already seen Under Armour, Samsung and Gillette, among others, team up with Marvel and Disney to produce a few Avengers-themed goods. It would seem however, that Adidas, already responsible for Quicksilver's sneakers, isn't content with just running shoes with Avengers designs.
According to Chinese sneaker site Dunk, Adidas is planning on revisiting some of its more well-known basketball sneakers from years past, albeit with a comic book twist. Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, and Thor will all get retrofitted onto kicks from the Adidas catalog, though your mileage may vary as to how attractive these shoes really are. Though I guess it doesn't really matter given that comic book-themed footwear for adults is rather limited outside of Journeys.
Should you ever need a reminder that the 1990s were a strange, strange time, look no further than We Wish You a Turtle Christmas. Released in 1994 at the height of that hazy, pre-Pokemon era when when the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise reigned as the most popular thing in the entire world, Turtle Christmas was a 25-minute video in which the Turtles sang Christmas songs about themselves.
If that sounds weird, believe me that it's actually even weirder. So today, deck the sewer walls and wash that pizza down with eggnog as we take a look back at this holiday classic, and the great many questions it raises just by its very existence.
Young Avengers artist Jamie McKelvie showed off some custom Adidas made to resemble Captain Marvel, the superheroine whose costume he recently redesigned to great acclaim (particularly from cosplayers). McKelvie availed him
Threads: The Adidas Star Wars Campus 80s shoes look nice and fluffy, but if you try to match them with a furry jacket, be sure to cut one sleeve off. You'll look like that dude from LMFAO, but it's the only way t
Not too long ago, a pair of Darth Vader sneakers from Adidas came to our attention, hilariously equipped with action figure style cardboard packaging. But as it turns out, those shoes were just the tip of the iceberg.
In addition to the aforementioned Vader sneakers, there's
Super heroes and sports - it's a combination that usually results with characters like Triathlon and Booster Gold, burned out jocks reliving their glory days. Adidas is taking a better approach and The Beat has the images to prove it.
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