The fast-approaching Captain Marvel film has us all incredibly hyped to finally see Marvel's mightiest hero in action. Of course, the film will also feature other important moments, characters, and '90s references, including but not limited to, Coulson with hair, Fury with both eyes, Carol Danvers in a Nine Inch Nails T-shirt, and, of course, the most '90s setting you could possibly imagine: Blockbuster Video.
If you have a Captain Marvel fan in your life and you're looking to cheer them up with a cool gift (or you're a big fan yourself), we might be able to help. Here are the ten coolest gifts for the biggest fans of Captain Marvel.
10 CAPTAIN MARVEL: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HERO VOL. 1
If you don’t want to go into the upcoming Captain Marvel movie blind, then you better read up on some Captain Marvel comics. A good place to start is Captain Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Hero Vol. 1, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, and illustrated by Filipe Andrade, Emma Rios, and Dexter Soy. The first volume encompasses the first 12 issues and follows Carol Danvers as she forges a future for herself under her new codename Captain Marvel.
The book is a good introduction to the world of Captain Marvel as it delves into the mind and heart of the lead heroine, introduces important characters, and does it all while telling an engaging story.
9 DIAMOND SELECT TOYS CAPTAIN MARVEL
If the Captain Marvel fan you’re buying the gift for likes to put up awesome figures on a shelf, then this Dimond Select Toys Captain Marvel figure is the product you’ve been looking for. The 9’’ figure is gorgeously sculpted with great detail and exacting paint applications.
This stunning Captain Marvel figure comes on a star-shaped base and it looks like she's floating, which is a such a cool pose. The PVC figure is packaged in a full-color window box, which is perfect for display. It’s a very large statue that would satisfy any Captain Marvel collector.
8 FUNKO POP! GOOSE THE CAT
Captain Marvel’s cat is coming to the big screen but make no mistake. This is no regular cat. Though Carol initially believed Chewie (named after Chewbacca) to be a regular domesticated cat from Earth, it turned out that Chewie is, in fact, a Flerken – a dangerous alien species similar to Earth’s cats.
In the upcoming Captain Marvel film, Carol Danvers’ pet cat, that holds pocket dimensions in its mouth, is named Goose after Top Gun’s Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, since the 1986 Tom Cruise film was an inspiration for Captain Marvel's fighter pilot action. Of course, Funko made an adorable version of Goose, which is a must-have for any Captain Marvel fan.
7 CAPTAIN MARVEL MEN'S 2-PACK CASUAL CREW SOCKS
Who doesn’t like wearing cool socks, right? Even if you have to put on your fancy work clothes, you can usually get away with colorful socks. If you know a Captain Marvel fan and are looking to get them some flashy socks, well then, you’re in luck.
These officially licensed Captain Marvel socks come in two beautiful designs. You have your red with navy blue toes and heels, and Captain Marvel’s symbol in a polka pattern, and, of course, the ones that look like the front of her costume. Any Captain Marvel fan would be lucky to have these stylish socks, that will brighten up any outfit.
6 MARVEL'S CAPTAIN MARVEL PRELUDE
The long-awaited Captain Marvel film is just around the corner, but it’s not yet too late to get ready for Carol Davers' big cinematic debut. All you need is Marvel’s Captain Marvel Prelude, which sets the stage for the arrival of Marvel’s mightiest hero.
The 156-page book tells the story of Carol's encounter with the Kree soldier Mar-Vell who grants her amazing powers, her subsequent rise to heroism, as well as her reunion with the presumed-dead Mar-Vell years later. If you’re looking to learn more about Carol Danvers – who she is and what events made her who she is today – Marvel’s Captain Marvel Prelude is the book for you.
5 FUNKO MARVEL COLLECTOR CORPS BOX
Funko Pop! figures are always a welcome addition to any collection, especially when they come together with other cool items. Funko’s Marvel Collector Corps boxes are truly an amazing gift that is guaranteed to bring a smile to any Marvel fan’s face. Each box is created by fans for fans, contains 4-6 carefully chosen Funko collectibles, including an exclusive vinyl Pop!, plus other cool stuff like keychains, magnets, and shirts.
The theme for the month of March is Captain Marvel, of course, so if you’re looking to make someone’s day with some cool Captain Marvel swag you can’t go wrong with this incredible surprise box.
4 CAPTAIN MARVEL: SECRET SKRULLS CARD GAME
Based on the hit card game Bang!, Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls is a hidden identity card game where players take on the roles of Marvel characters to defend the Earth from shape-shifting Skrulls in disguise. Since the identities of the players are hidden, the players have to be careful when deciding whom to trust.
The game gives you the opportunity to experience the film in a different and exciting way, from the perspective of characters like Carol Danvers, Monica Rambeau, Talos and many more. The game lasts around 30 minutes at least and you need 4-7 people to play.
3 VANS CAPTAIN MARVEL BACKPACK RACING RED BAG
The cool part about this Captain Marvel gift is that it works for fans of all ages. Whether you’re buying it for someone who’ll use it as a school bag, or someone who’ll put their gym clothes in it, the Vans Captain Marvel Backpack will work just fine.
The backpack is rather large with 16.5’’ in height, 12’’ in length, 4.5’’ in width, and 21-liter capacity, so it can carry quite a lot of stuff. Plus, the design is beautiful, with the Captain Marvel details in the front, including metallic appliqué, combined with the checkered pattern on the large front pocket.
2 SECRET INVASION
The shape-shifting Skrulls are obviously going to be a big part of the Captain Marvel film. After all, the film takes place in the '90s with Earth caught in the midst of a galactic war between the Kree and the Skrulls.
If you’re looking to buy a gift for a Captain Marvel fan who wants learn more about the Skrulls, read one of Marvel's biggest storylines, or they’re just a huge fan of the Skrulls for some reason, then the eight-issue Secret Invasion book is the right pick. Plus, the Captain Marvel film is expected to plant seeds for Secret Invasion in the MCU, so why not be prepared.
1 FUNKO POP! CAPTAIN MARVEL MASKED CHASE BOBBLEHEAD
Funko Pop! figures are quite popular with fans of pretty anything since Funko has pretty much everything. Fans of MCU can only have a hard time picking what to buy given the sheer volume of awesome Marvel Funko Pop! figures. But, if you’re looking to make a Captain Marvel fan happy, then look no further than this marvelous Captain Marvel Masked Chase Bobblehead.
Based on Captain Marvel’s look in the MCU, this stylized Funko Pop! vinyl is a limited edition figure any Captain Marvel would appreciate. The figure looks absolutely gorgeous and it would make a fine addition to an MCU-themed shelf.
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