Culture & Lifestyle
Published August 30, 2019

Marvel 80th: How To Celebrate 80 Years of Marvel History With Us

August 31 is the day!

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To celebrate the worldwide impact that followed since MARVEL COMICS #1 gave the world its first look at the Marvel Universe, there will be activations and retailer events around the globe in honor of this milestone!

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Commemorative Merchandise (August - December)

Fans will be able to get their hands on limited-time Marvel 80th anniversary apparel, accessories, collectibles, books and more from Hasbro, Funko, LootCrate, Diamond Select, Mattel, DecoPac, Mad Engine, Bioworld, C-Life, Citizen, Disney store|shopDisney and many more!

Marvel Birthday Celebration at Dragon Con (August 31)

Dragon Con and Marvel will be celebrating Marvel’s 80th anniversary this year on August 31, Marvel’s official birthday! Attendees can join the party during the annual Dragon Con Parade, on Dragon Con’s social media channels, and a cosplay meet-up complete with birthday cake provided by DecoPac and Kroger, candles, and photo opportunities!

Marvel 80th Cosplay Meet-Up at Marvel Stadium (August 31)

Descend upon the Marvel Stadium and meet up with 100+ cosplayers everywhere who have all assembled for the most epic cosplay gathering.

 

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Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (ongoing)

Keep an eye out for Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. locations and exciting displays and exhibits in Australia, Mexico and Brazil. And don’t miss the exhilarating Marvel Universe Live! show with Feld Entertainment, now touring internationally!

The first 80 guest to receive commemorative Marvel birthday pin, in addition to free face painting, balloon artist and crafts from 12pm - 4pm.

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes! (ongoing)

Take a tour of the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes! The exhibition, currently extending its run through September 11 at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA, showcases more than 300 artifacts from Marvel’s past and present. The exhibition will reopen on October 19 at the Telus World of Science Edmonton in Canada.

Global Experiences (ongoing)

Keep an eye out for special events at Disney Parks & Resorts, Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. locations and exciting displays and exhibits in Australia, Mexico and Brazil. And don’t miss the exhilarating Marvel Universe Live! show with Feld Entertainment, now touring internationally!

For 80 years, Marvel has reflected the world outside your window – inspiring millions of fans with iconic characters and timeless stories that brought the Marvel Universe to the forefront of pop culture today. Celebrate Marvel’s historic 80th Anniversary all year long with your favorite Marvel comics, games, shows, collectibles, fashion, and more!

Visit marvel.com/marvel80 or follow #Marvel80 for more information.

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