Whether it’s together as a crime-fighting group or as lone superheroes, we have Avengers merchandise for fan of these defenders of Earth available at EMP. We’ve got the whole gang gathered together on an Avengers blanket, Avengers beach towel, Avengers bedding set…you name it! Start building your own team with our Avengers Funko Pop! figures, including Thor and Hulk, or show your allegiance to Earth’s greatest heroes with these Avengers t-shirts; whatever you want, it’s here. Avengers merch hunters, assemble!

In 1963, this group of superheroes made its debut to the cry “Avengers assemble!” following the success of DC’s Justice League of America and Marvel’s keenness to follow suit. In those days, the Avengers consisted of Hulk, Iron Man, Ant-Man and Wasp, with the characters being joined by Captain America from the fourth issue onwards (perhaps because it took a while to find and defrost him). The Avengers were subject to a constant coming and going of members, including humans, mutants, robots, aliens and even former rivals. But, with the group coming together whenever they face a threat impossible to handle alone, it’s their team spirit that makes them an unstoppable force, and their opposite traits that make them entertaining. According to movie director Joss Whedon, this was also true of the cast who had fun disagreements on set, often about Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) hiding food from the other cast members due to his insatiable hunger.

The Avengers have had to face some difficult enemies, from Loki to Ultron to Thanos. But their readiness to save the world and the adventures they share along the way mean the Avengers series is just as fondly regarded as its members’ individual series.

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