Iron Maiden and Marvel join forces in an exciting new collaboration

IRON MAIDEN and MARVEL join forces in an exciting new collaboration

British heavy metal band IRON MAIDEN and entertainment center Marvel has collaborated to create a unique collection of merchandise. Fans of both will get a wide selection of clothing and accessories that highlight iconic Marvel characters and the infamous other worldly character Eddie.

This collaboration intertwines the universes of both brands with designs that pay homage wolverine, Married, Thanos and Deadpool in unique variations of iconic album and single artworks such as “Afraid of the dark”, “The Trooper” and “kill”.

IRON MAIDEN Manager Rod Smallwood comments: “Eddie has long stood shoulder to shoulder with the greatest superheroes, and we are also quite proud of the worlds we created for his many incarnations – from battlefields to Egyptian tombs to frozen icebergs or futuristic cities. Compilation of some of the most recognizable characters in pop art and comic book culture to the planet MAIDEN has been our ambition for years, and worked with Marvel and their unsurpassed character-based IP is the perfect fit in this day and age. Seeing such iconic characters next door Eddie is something our fans have been discussing for years and we think it’s a twist of placing Married, Thanos, Thor or Deadpool in our MAIDEN worlds will excite fans of both cultures. “

IRON MAIDEN is recognized for having one of the most iconic figures in music, in the form of Eddie whose picture appeared on the band’s debut single, “Runs freely”, and has evolved to adorn any work of art, including albums, tour posters, beer labels, graphic novels and merchandise, even featuring computer games and award-winning mobile RPGs. “Legacy of the Beast”.

Marvel is cool and hopeful and has inspired the greatest artists, musicians and creators for more than 80 years, “said Paul latticeplease Marvel licensing. “This collaboration offers yet another exciting example of how Marvel brand continues to push into lifestyle areas where music is a top priority and the collection allows fans to pay tribute to our iconic characters while celebrating the legendary IRON MAIDEN. “

The collaboration is launched well in advance of the holiday, with exclusive collections throughout IRON MAIDEN‘s online store, specialist retailer Hot topic and German e-commerce EMP.

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel uses its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games and digital media.

Photo by: John McMurtrie

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