SR Geek Picks: 8-Bit Avengers, Minimalist Superheroes, Geeky Nails & More!

Avengers in all their 8 bit glory

Welcome to Screen Rant's "Geek Picks," where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the web for you. Today you'll find Avengers shirts, lamps, and swimwear; ideas for a Justice League film; geeky press-on nails; and Robert Downey Jr dressed in Russian military gear. All that and more on this edition of SR's Geek Picks!

To kick things off, Culture Warrior over at FilmSchoolRejects wrote up a nice piece about what I think is the greatest success of The Avengers, getting all those actors/characters/egos/personalities to form a cohesive bond. The FSR staff also gave us some thoughts on things they liked and disliked about the film. Check them out for some interesting Avengery discussions.

Over at his Whedonesque blog, Avengers writer/director Joss Whedon issued a thank you to all of us who spent money at the theater and made The Avengers such a phenomenal success. Your welcome Joss! And if you're really interested in that box office success that Joss thanked you for, THR has 5 hidden reasons for The Avengers box office earnings that you might want to peruse.

With all the Avengers success, Marvel has put the pressure on DC to make an amazing Justice League movieWhatculture has some pretty great ideas for a potential plot, casting and director for the "other" big superhero team. Do you agree with them?


Feminist Avengers

Feministing poses the question, "What would the Avengers promo art look like if comic book men posed like comic book women?" The results are quite bootylicious.


8-Bit Avengers (Shirt)

Avengers in all their 8 bit glory

Hulk need Avengers NES Game.


Agent Coulson's Day Off

What does he do?

Ever wonder what our favorite S.H.I.E.L.D. agent does on his days off?


Minimalist Superhero Posters

What is Cap at his essence?

FirstShowing found some cool minimalist superhero posters from Society6


Amazing Celebrity Russian General Portraits Make Me Want To Own An Art Gallery

Robert Downey Jr Looking Commanding In His Russian Military Outfit

These are pretty amazing. Head over HERE if you want to make your home 100x cooler


Geeky Press-On Nail Kits

Mark 7 Nails

FashionablyGeek dug up some crazy Iron Man and other Geek-related Press-On Nail Kits. $19


Avengers Combined Attack (Shirt)

Avengers Assemble On My Chest

SuperHeroStuff has a cool Avengers movie shirt which can be yours for the price of $22.99. It's a wrap-around so you'll look cool from all sides.


The Coolest Kids At The Pool This Summer

Spider-Man Goggles

 I wish I was age 1-4. Or I wish I had a kid who was age 1-4. If I did, I'd get him Swimsuits ($27) and Goggles ($17) and be the coolest Dad ever.


Korben Dallas' Taxi Service (Shirt)


You need a multipass for this taxi

You will need to show your multipass before purchasing this shirt over at ThinkGeek


1920's Style Leather Batman Mask

Leather Bat

Ukranian costume designers at Bob Basset have crafted a leather/fetish/steampunk Batman mask that would fit in nicely with the Golden Age version of the caped crusader.


That's all for today folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

Today's picks have been brought to you by: FSR, WeLoveFine, ThinkGeek, TheAutumnSociety, FashionablyGeek, iO9, BoingBoing, ThinkGeekSuperHeroStuffWhatcultureWhedonesqueTHR, and Feministing

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