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Published December 18, 2020

When Super Heroes Wear Ugly Sweaters

'Tis the season for the super-powered.

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Even those who can scale walls, fly, or fight with superhuman strength love to get wrapped up in a comfy, warm feeling. And, for some Marvel heroes, the cost of comfort is looking ridiculous. You may not realize it, but the ugly sweater is the seasonal staple of the Marvel Universe too, and we know you’d be disappointed if we didn’t show you who exactly is on trend.

Join the ranks of the X-Men, Daredevil, Spider-Man, Deadpool and more with your own Marvel loungewear and ugly-cute sweaters—you can even grab a few designs inspired directly from the comics!

See who’s “rocking” it.

Deadpool
SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL (2016) #12: when Vision gets a V-Neck.
Daredevil
DAREDEVIL (2011) #7

“Definitely not Daredevil” Matt Murdock starts the office party conversation in this true statement piece from Nelson & Murdock’s holiday bash. The good times don’t last, but at least we got this look.

Want your own icebreaker sweater? Get your Daredevil-inspired look here.

DD Tee
Kate Bishop
GWENPOOL SPECIAL (2015) #1

At another law office-based party, She-Hulk: Jennifer Walters invites all her Super Hero colleagues to throw down Hellcat-style.

Kate Bishop’s sweater-over-costume ensemble is a refreshing take on a classic, and you can even buy a version of it here!

Hawkeye Tee

See what Deadpool, Gwenpool, and both Hawkeyes get up to in this anthology holiday special, also co-starring Ms. Marvel!

GAMBIT’S “CHRISTMAS CAT-ASTROPHE” SWEATER

X-Men
MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL (2018) #1

Twenty-five tales of merry mutants, one for each day of December 1 through December 25! In festive favorite MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL (2018) #1, December 13th belongs to married duo Rogue and Gambit, spending their first Christmas together with the cats.

Not a sweater per se, but we do love Rogue’s head-to-toe Long Johns with a reindeer motif. As cute a combo as this couple.

THIS “GAME OVER” ARCADE SWEATER

X-Men
MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL (2018) #1

Making murderous schemes look oh-so comfy, the chaos-mongering Arcade puts Jubilee (and her baby Shogo) through the paces in a shopping mall simulation full of deranged thrills. And, frankly, he looks good doing it.

THE “SECRET SANTA SPIDER-MAN” SWEATER

A momentous issue for ugly sweaters and the heroes who wear them, SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL (2016) #12 is a present to readers like us. At his unofficial Avengers/Uncanny Avengers Secret Santa exchange, a provocatively sweater-clad Deadpool gifts the wrong Hawkeye the wrong shirt.

Kate Bishop
CIVIL WAR II. Had to be there.

Even though Wade Wilson got the boot from his own party, it all worked out in the end. Best friend Spider-Man was on hand for the second round of presents, following their team-up against an enraged god resembling Santa.

Like the threads in a sweater, the Spider-Pool friendship is forever.

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