A German "suitcase" company has delayed the release of the Marvel Phase One box set due to concerns over the packaging.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Fans have been looking forward to the box set containing all of the Marvel Studios movies from Iron Man to The Avengers, which was set to release on September 25th. However, it seems that they will have to wait until the spring instead, as a German "luggage" company, Rimowa, has filed a lawsuit alleging that the packaging for the box set, which is made to look like the briefcase containing the teseract from the Avengers movie, is too similar to one of their products.
The Outhouse has heard from exclusive sources (I.E. we made them up) that the luggage company is actually a Hydra front, and the lawsuit is actually a petty attempt at revenge for Captain America's defeat of The Red Skull during World War 2, depicted in Captain America: The First Avenger, one of the movies that is part of the box set. It is also rumored that the company is hoping to get its hands on the briefcase containing the teseract, despite repeated assurances by Marvel's lawyers that it is a fictional object and that the box sets contain only DVDs or Blu Rays. Undeterred, the Germans issued the following statement:
"Guten Tag! You vill giff us the briefcase vith the teseract immediately, or you shall suffer the wrath of Hydra!"
Immediately after the statement was released, France issued a formal declaration of surrender to Germany, despite no previous involvement in the dispute.
The Outhouse attempted to contact Rimowa for comment, but they confusingly replied, "Doctor Jones, surely you don't think you can escape from this island!" We explained that they appeared to be mixing up their movie references, and that anyway, all we wanted was the girl.
"And if we refuse?" they asked, to which we replied, "Then your Führer has no prize."
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