Ever wanted to fly like Superman? Have awesome gadgets like The Batman or even hop into the ring like Rocky? Well with our new Superhero Snugglers you can be a step closer to that dream and put your feet up and drink tea (milk and one please!). At least you’ll have an easier time looking like your heroes than some of these crazy cats as I reveal some of my favourite ever Cosplay…..fails.
1) Looks like Tony Stark was felt the credit crunch while making the new Iron Man suit.
2) On second thoughts, maybe George Lucas needed just a pinch more CGI
3) Wonder (how many pies?) Woman
4) I wonder if you put him on the hob you get popcorn…
5) Umm it’s clobbering time????
So there you have it folks, you never know this might have inspired some future fancy dress outfits of your very own! If you’re looking for an easy way out or just searching for some extra Superhero in your lives, check out our cool Snugglers…the only question left is….who will you be?
As you know – we’re always on a fact hunting mission, if it’s interesting and related to the cool t-shirts we sell – we will most definitely share it with you! Whether it be on the TruffleShuffle Facebook page, or on the TruffleShuffle Twitter page, we always like to share the retro goodness. We thought it was about time we put together our favourites….let us know if you have any interesting facts – we’d love to hear them!
Did you know…
The Beatles earned $90,000 in 35 minutes for their Minneapolis show in August 1965.
They had to stop touring as the music couldn’t be amplified loud enough to play over screaming fans.
As lovers of everything Batman, one thing that always makes us fall just that little bit extra in love with the caped crusader is his impressive arsenal of gadgets!
Whether he’s getting himself out of trouble or taking down the latest villains, Batman always surprises us with his latest top-of-the-range cutting edge gadget that are the perfect tools for the job of protecting Gotham City.
As a bit of fun and to help remind ourselves and you guys of the impressive collection, we thought we would rustle up a little shortlist of some of our personal favourites that we would love to own for every day (maybe not everyday then) life. Take a look….
Originally debuted on the silver screen in 1989’s Batman, the grapple gun has certainly taken Batman out of some sticky situations as well as keeping him on the tails of those pesky baddies. Essentially a spring loaded hook attached to some special ultra thin, ultra strong wire to keep everything nice and compact, it can be launched anywhere and will pull you up and away out of danger.
Why do we want this? Well, imagine this…walking down the street and spot someone you’d rather not speak to…fire and away you go until the coast it clear. Social bliss! Plus it beast walking up flights of stairs huh.
Perhaps one of his lesser known gadgets and only really seen in the comic series, essentially heel propellers are just that….special propellers built into his boots. Could you really imagine batman floundering around in the water with a full suit on? Na!
Why do we want this? Two reasons mainly…swimming is hard, tiring and well for us at least, slow. Secondly, FUN! How much fun would it be to effortlessly whizz around in the water with some of these?? Enough said.
Fans of the classic Batman films will know this one! Who could forget that classic tension building sequence from BATMAN: THE MOVIE, in which Adam West has a ‘slightly less than real’ shark attached to his leg and punching it just won’t do, so Robin must leave the helicopter on auto-pilot and scale the ladder to pass him (upside down) his shark repellent bat spray. Impressive stuff! If you haven’t yet seen this clip, a little YouTube search is a MUST!
Why do we want this? To be perfectly honest, we doubt it would come in much use in our typical day, but who knows where our heel propellers could take us! Mostly it would be bragging rights for down the local really.
Possibly one of the coolest cars ever to hit the silver screens, the legendary Batmobile is one of the most ultimate cars. It can go everywhere, do everything and is about as subtle as a sucker-punch to a lions face…if you get the message. While there have been a few versions of this ultimate gadget, the latest edition is about as functional as they come and would be our pick of the pack.
Why do we want this? Easy one! Wherever you want to go, whatever the situation, this thing will take it on with east. No one will dream of cutting you up on your daily commute will they? Probably gets good MPG too…. okay maybe not.
Memory Fiber Bat Cape
First seen in Batman Begins, when Batman charges his cape with an electric current, the material becomes rigid and takes on a shape mimicking bat wings. He can then use his cape like a glider and, next to his grappling hook, it’s the closest he comes to actually flying. Not only does this thing look cool, but it means you can fly….or maybe just fall with a lot more style perhaps.
Why do we want this? Ever find yourself stuck at the top of a building with no way of getting off? Nor us BUT if you ever did this would be the perfect thing. Would also make any fancy dress party and easy choice at least.
That’s all folks, what gadgets would you most like to own? Let us know with a comment below.
Get some batman in your life the easy way with our huge range of retro Batman T-Shirts including these little beauties…
If you know anyone who loves a bit of sparkle, it doesn’t get much sparklier than the beautiful jewellery from Disney Couture! With Christmas in just a few weeks time we thought you might like a run down of our top picks from Disney Couture – they make the perfect stocking filler (or just a little gift to yourself perhaps?!)
You can see the full collection available from Disney Couture on the site and while you are there why not make the most of our super helpful Gift Finder for all your pressie solutions!