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The Weirdest Movie Merchandise Of 2013
The strangest tie-ins seen this year

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MAN OF STEEL

Man Of Steel received a fair bit of flack for its unrelenting persuit of tie-in opportunities, but in their defence, these Warby Parker glasses are pretty cool, tough it’s not clear why Superman has anything to do with cars, or Chrysler ones in particular.

Man Of Steel glasses

Elsewhere, things get loopy, quickly. These (admittedly unofficial) “Tunnel plug” earrings ($7.99) are clever but inherently strange...

Man Of Steel tunnel plug earrings

...and this Man Of Steel mug ($7.99) makes The Big Blue Boy Scout look rather distorted.

Man Of Steel mug

In the toy department, all similarities to the film itself fly out of the window, with Michael Shannon’s Zod boasting “Demolition Handles” and a strange look on his face ($7.99).

Man Of Steel Zod toy

Kal-El, meanwhile, gets a brand new, almost medieval suit ($7.99).

Man Of Steel Kal-El suit toy

And one of Zod’s crew – it’s not clear who – manages to get trapped inside a “Man of Steel Flight Speeders Sky Slam Toy Launcher” ($9.98).

Man of Steel Flight Speeders Sky Slam Toy Launcher

Pray for him.

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