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Take Control of Your Creation with the LEGO DC Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile

Da da da da da da da da BATMAN! With the motorized LEGO DC Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile, builders ages 8 and up can stop crime dead in its tracks with a vehicle they can… read more

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What Superheroes Teach Our Kids

As a kid, I was enamored with reading comic books and having fun with my friends at the playground pretending to be our favorite heroes from the popular Super Friends cartoon that aired on Saturday… read more

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Spider-Man: Homecoming is Marvel’s Latest Web Gem

The third reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise and the sixteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming is a delightful rendition of one the world’s most beloved superhero stories. Spoilers… read more

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Shimmy and Shake with Rock ‘n Roll Groot

Back in 2013, we saw Groot—the lovable tree-like humanoid—sacrifice himself as the Dark Aster crash-landed on Xandar, subsequently hitting every actual human right in the feels. Now, thanks to Jakks Pacific, Rock ’n Roll Groot… read more

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The Changing Role of Women in Action Figures

Superhero is a gender-neutral term, but when it comes to action figures, the muscular men have more representation than the fierce females. But maybe, not for long. According to Jason Bainbridge, author of the article… read more

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Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War Toys are a Blast

With Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War looming on the horizon, superhero strife is all the rage. And unlike DC Comics’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which plotted Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent’s alter egos… read more

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Hints at a Future DC Universe

It’s son of Krypton versus bat of Gotham. Directed by Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice proves to be more of a set-up film rather than the staple of a franchise. Proceed with… read more

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Six-Year-Old from Ohio Creates Winning Outfit for Super Lottie

UK toymaker Arklu has announced the winning design for its Lottie doll superhero competition, which was part of a campaign launched to demonstrate that girls can be superheroes, too. The contest was independently judged by… read more

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