In the Avengers movies, Iron Man’s armor packs laser gauntlets powerful enough to cut through steel. Hacksmith Industries wanted to know if they could make a real-life version that works just as well. The heart of the build is a 1500-watt fiber laser from a laser welder. They also used lasers to do all the fabrication.
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Nick Fury is back on Earth after working with the Skrulls in deep space for years. Now, these shapeshifting aliens have infiltrated our planet and are hiding in plain sight. Samuel L. Jackson is joined by Ben Mendelsohn, Cobie Smulders, Martin Freeman, and Don Cheadle in this new Disney+ series slated for 2023.
This 630-page hardcover book from Taschen compiles pristine copies of the first 20 stories of The Avengers. The anthology features Thor, Ant-Man, The Wasp, Hulk, and Iron Man as they joined forces in 1963. The Famous First Edition will get 5000 numbered copies, while the Collector’s Edition is limited to 1000.
With news that Deadpool 3 will bring the character to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, TortillaDelta13 couldn’t wait for the movie to come out. So they got to work editing footage of Ryan Reynolds’ snarky hero into scenes from The Avengers and other MCU flicks as Nick Fury’s gun-for-hire to take down Loki.
LEGO has a sweet new model of Doctor Strange’s residence. The 2,708-piece Sanctum Sanctorum offers action inside and out. The three-story set includes minifigs of Doctor Strange, Wong, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Ebony Maw, Master Mordo, Sinister Strange, Dead Strange, and The Scarlet Witch. Drops 8.1.2022.
The latest trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home reveals a bit too much plot for our taste, but also gives us glimpses of several familiar villains from Peter’s multiverse. In addition to Doc Ock, expect appearances from Green Goblin, Sandman, Electro, and more. The jury’s still out if we’ll get Toby Maguire or Andrew Garfield, though.
In his new Disney+ series, Tom Hiddleston portrays an alternative-universe version of Loki who managed to evade capture by the Avengers. But this Loki finds himself arrested by the Time Variance Authority, where he is recruited to help stop the very threats he created by stealing the Tesseract. Premieres 6.11.2021.
The First Avenger Smartwatch by Garmin can tell time, track fitness, store music, give smart notifications and, in Captain America’s words, it “can do this all day.” It features multiple watch faces and animations, a stainless steel bezel modeled after Cap’s vibranium shield, and a vintage-style leather strap.
Artist dP Truong spent over 3 months working on this impressive flipbook animation based on the “I’m Always Angry” scene in The Avengers, as Dr. Bruce Banner transforms into his alter ego Hulk and takes on a massive mechanical enemy. The finished flipbook is made up from a whopping 1093 individual images.