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Superheroes vs Villains

<![CDATA[The battle of Superheroes vs Villains isn’t as simple as good vs evil anymore. This year’s major movies from both Marvel and DC explore the unchecked power of superheroes and make us wonder whether superheroes really do keep us safe.

 

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As Lex Luthor says in the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, “Do you know the oldest lie in America? It’s that power can be innocent.” This infographic breaks down the wreckage caused by superheroes as well as villains and shows that heroes aren’t innocent when it comes to inflicting damage on the cities they are supposed to protect. So when do superheroes become anti-heroes, or worse, villains?

 

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With the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, fans of both superheroes have to ask themselves how much destruction a superhero can wreck in the pursuit of justice. Can a superhero go too far? Bruce Wayne obviously thinks so, and makes it his personal mission to put a stop to the Man of Steel before he wrecks further havoc on innocent civilians.

 

 

Re-enact the battle for yourself and decide which superhero should keep the people safe from harm with our range of Batman and Superman costumes.

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1. Batman Dark Knight Rises Deluxe Mens Muscle Chest

2. Man of Steel Superman Mens Costume

3. Wonder Woman Deluxe Womens Costume

4. Wonder Woman Girls Costume

5. Batman Dark Knight Premium Boys Costume

6. Man of Steel Superman Muscle Chest Boys Costume

7. Batman Dark Knight Boys Costume Kit
If you’d rather relive the supersized run-in on a smaller scale, check out our range of officially licensed Batman v Superman merchandise and geeky gifts.

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1. Batman v Superman Logo Beanie

2. Batman v Superman Drink Bottle

3. Batman v Superman Cooler Bag

4. Batman V Superman Pencil Case

5. Batman v Superman 330ml Coffee Mug

6. Batman v Superman Stubbie Holder

7. Batman v Superman Keyring

 

Like Batman v Superman, Marvel’s forthcoming movie Captain America: Civil War sees superhero turn against superhero. The members of the Avengers squad are forced to take sides as Tony Stark and Steve Rogers come to blows over how much oversight the government should have over their actions. What if citizens now live in fear of the heroes who would protect them?

 

Set an example for your superheroes when dressing up in one of our Avengers costumes — make sure you use your superpowers wisely.

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1. Captain America Boys Costume

2. Iron Man Deluxe Boys Costume

3. Black Widow Girls Costume

4. Hawkeye Deluxe Boys Costume

5. Vision Deluxe Boys Costume

6. Ant Man Boys Costume

7. Captain America Mens Costume

8. Iron Man Deluxe Mens Costume

9. Avengers 2 Black Widow Womens Costume

10. Deluxe Ant Mens Costume

 

Marvel’s highly-anticipated movie Suicide Squad is set to be released in Australian cinemas on 4 August. While the other movies make us wonder when a superhero becomes a villain, Suicide Squad takes a different angle — can the most nefarious supervillains in Marvel’s history actually be a force for good?

 

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U.S. Intelligence Officer Amanda Waller turns to these highly dangerous miscreants to help the government with a secret Black Ops mission in exchange for a reduction on their prison sentences.

 

The Suicide Squad has nothing to lose, so will they go rogue or will they behave themselves? Explore the possibilities with our figurines or join the squad yourself in our range of officially licensed DC costumes. Take a cue from the Suicide Squad and blur the lines between good and evil as your favourite DC or Marvel character.

 

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1. Super Villains Harley Quinn Tutu Girls Costume

2. The Joker Grand Heritage Mens Costume

3. Harley Quinn Gotham Womens Costume

4. Comic Villainess Womens Costume

5. Joker Boys Costume

6. Batgirl Classic Grand Heritage Womens Costume

7. Batman Dark Knight Grand Heritage Mens Costume

8. Catwoman Dark Knight Rises Womens Costume

9. Deluxe Deadpool Mens Costume

 

 

 

So who really causes more destruction in the battle of heroes vs villains? Check out the stats on the biggest superhero blockbusters.

Heroes vs. Villains: Who Causes More Damage?]]>

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