The super set rarely concerns itself with cold-sores, what with all their healing factors and magic powers and whatnot, but what of the less immune civilians they fight to protect? Who will save your average leather jacket wearing fellow with an infected mouth from a fuzzy puppet representing a date-ruining affliction?. Why, a blonde superheroine brandishing a giant tube of Herpotherm medication, of course!Herpotherm's apparent superhero-themed ad campaign reportedly kicked off this past weekend with the filming of a TV spot in a German parking garage.

In images hosted by, you can peep stills from the production, but provided your German isn't as rusty as mine, you may even glean more insight from Herpotherm's making-of segment and official teaser.

Scope the cold-sore battling footage below:

[Via io9]

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