Today Marvel and Disney have revealed an impressive amount of merchandise to coincide with the release of Iron Man 3 next month. Being an absolute sucker for this kind of stuff I now have a wish list as long as my arm. Surprisingly not all of it is directed strictly at kids. There are many small electronic items and a couple of really cool collectibles.
Some items are available now while others have a release date on or around the date the movie will hit theaters. You can read the official press release from Marvel below as well as get a look at some of the exciting items up for grabs.
Marvel Launches a Full “Armory” of Products Inspired by Marvel’s Iron Man 3
GLENDALE, Calif. (April 25, 2013) — Marvel Entertainment in conjunction with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has unveiled the newest film-inspired product collection based on the highly anticipated Marvel’s Iron Man 3 releasing in theaters May 3, 2013. This armor and suit-inspired assortment features apparel, collectibles, lifestyle products, action figures, toys and role play products that capture the unique customization and dynamic personality of one of Marvel’s favorite Super Heroes, Iron Man.
“This innovative product assortment reflects the technological savvy and classic design of Iron Man coupled with the ingenuity and individuality of Tony Stark,” said Paul Gitter, senior vice president of licensing for Marvel at Disney Consumer Products. “From radio controlled flying figures and customizable action figures, to deluxe costumes and role play items, we have developed an extensive collection of products that will allow fans of all ages to create their very own Super Hero adventure.”
Additionally, Marvel Press, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide, has released several titles in print and eBook form in support of the feature film, including Iron Man 3 Movie Storybook and Suits of Armor storybook by Tomas Palacios. Readers can also experience the action-packed adventure of Iron Man through mini-games, authentic animated artwork and interactive activities in the free Iron Man: Armored Avenger App, available on iTunes.
Opening in theaters May 3, Marvel’s Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at this enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Ben Kingsley, “Iron Man 3” is directed by Shane Black.
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 collection of products is available now at national retailers, specialty stores, Marvel.com, Disney Store locations nationwide and DisneyStore.com.
To download images of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 product collection, please visit http://bit.ly/IM3ProductImages (this link is case sensitive).
About Marvel’s Iron Man 3
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at this enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, Iron Man 3 is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black and is based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with “The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968.
Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures and DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige is producing and Jon Favreau, Louis D’Esposito, Charles Newirth, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard, Alan Fine, Stan Lee and Dan Mintz are executive producers. The film releases May 3, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man 3 Construction Set – Iron Man: Malibu Mansion Attack
The Mandarin and his Extremis soldier are launching an attack on Tony Stark’s Malibu Mansion. Battle their high-tech helicopter’s spinning rotors, 4 flick missiles and side-mounted cannons with LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man. Get to the armory and suit up before the bad guys fry Jarvis’ circuits! Includes 5 minifigures: Tony Stark, Mark 42 Armor, Pepper Potts, the Mandarin and Extremis soldier!
Iron Man Mark 42 Deluxe Adult Costume by Disguise
Licensee: Jakks Pacific
Retailers: TRU.com, Party City, PartyCity.com, CostumesGalore.com, BuyCostumes.com and CostumeSuperCenter.com
Adult fans can don one of two costumes; Iron Man Mark 42 Deluxe Adult Costume or Iron Patriot Deluxe Costume (SRP $69.99). The deluxe adult costumes feature a jumpsuit, 3D chest piece with LED Arc Reactor and a character helmet with an adjustable faceplate.
Iron Man 3 3D Glasses
Retailers: At participating theaters
Available: Timed with the theatrical release
RealD’s patented technology enables an incomparable, premium 3D viewing experience. CDM is a licensee for custom RealD Certified 3D Eyewear in the theatrical and in-home categories. CDM has developed a limited edition line of collectible RealD 3D eyewear for Marvel’s Iron Man 3 in theaters May 3.
Iron Man 3 Levitator Lamp
Licensee: Great Flood Publishing
Retailers: Specialty retailers
Available: Fall 2013
From Marvel and the creative studio of artist Noah comes the Iron Man 3 Levitator Lamp sure to light up your collection. You’ll feel protected by the Iron Man 3 Figure that levitates in mid air while functioning as a lamp to illuminate your environment. Elements of the film are incorporated to the lamp and base including LED lights and iron tough visuals. Included is projection that illuminates on the ceiling.
Iron Man iHome Consumer Electronics
Licensee: Kiddesigns (iHome co-brand)
SRP: Alarm Clock $49.99
Retailers: Mass retailers or wherever specialty electronics are sold
Available: Fall 2013
The Dual Alarm Clock Speaker System allows you to wake and sleep to your iPod with dual alarms for separate wake times, universal clock charges and plays docking iPod models, in-line jack to play CDs or other MP3 players, battery backup and adjustable brightness for clock display.
Under Armour Alter Ego Performance Shirts
Licensee: Under Armour
SRP: Boys $49.99, Men $59.99
This ultra-tight, performance compression shirt delivers a locked-in feel that keeps your muscles fresh and your recover time fast. Now, with the exclusive Iron Man design, men and boys can channel their inner Super Hero and feel invincible when working hard. Under Armour Alter Ego is the baselayer built for heroic performance.
Iron Man 3 POP! Bobble Head
Retailers: Amazon.com, Entertainment Earth, Hot Topic, Frys, Gemini Collectibles, Philcos, Big Bad Toy Store, AAA Anime
Iron Man is given a fun and funky, stylized look as a collectible POP! style Iron Man bobble head vinyl figure! Also available in War Machine and Iron Patriot versions.