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.
See who’s “rocking” it.
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.
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.
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.
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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