Step Into Hulk's Giant Feet, Literally, With These New Marvel Vans Kicks

Just my luck: I’ve been dying for some shoes that make it look like I have gangrene! Vans has announced it’s partnering with Marvel to make sneakers, clothing, and accessories based around its iconic characters—meaning when you lightly kick that person who tried to steal your seat on the subway, they’ll also be…

Ant-Man and the Wasp Gets a Snazzy Lego Set, and More of the Most Amazing Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of all the coolest new collectibles we’ve seen this week. We’ve got even more Marvel movie merchandise (only one of which has anything to do with Infinity War!), an X-Files icon, and a very silly Rick and Morty umbrella. Check it out!

This Thor: Ragnarok Deleted Scene Is a Master Class in How to Fit an Insane Amount of Jokes Into Two Minutes

It’s easy to see why this scene was ultimately cut out of Thor: Ragnarok—it doesn’t really have much to add to the movie’s context, other than to cram even more jokes into a film already delectably stuffed with them. It does, however, feature Jeff Goldblum caressing himself with tentacles, which is a sight the world…

A Hulking Gladiator Hulk Figure, the Return of Tickle Me Elmo, and all the Best Toys of the Week

Second only to Toy Fair back in February, this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con brought us more toy news than our wallets can reasonably take. Many of the reveals were only available on the convention floor, but there will still plenty of announcements you can look forward to as we creep closer to the holidays.…

Building This Massive Gladiator Hulk Totally Justifies Buying All These Thor: Ragnarok Figures

Making an exclusive “build-a-figure” that’s only available by purchasing several others is a marketing tactic that toy collectors often have to endure. But after watching the first spectacular trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, we want every figure in Hasbro’s new Marvel Legends Series six-inch line, including the giant…

Steve Rogers Reveals a Shocking Secret Weapon in the Newest Issue of Secret Empire

Over the course of Secret Empire, we’ve seen Stevil Rogers toy and play with the heroes of the Marvel Universe—from corrupting the Avengers, to wielding Mjolnir for his own. In his rise to dictatorship Steve has done all he can to twist his old life into a tool of Hydra... and now he’s planning to do it with the…

All the Ways the Marvel Netflix Shows Avoid Mentioning the Marvel Movies

Marvel’s cinematic universe is all connected... in theory. When it comes to the TV shows, they have to be as vague as they can when they refer to a character or event from the films—while the films ignore them wholesale. Here’s a round up of the silliest avoidances from across Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and …