Showing once again why the won they most prestigious award in comics journalism, Eisner Award winning website Comic Book Resources has revealed the various concession merchandise for Superman v Batman: Dawn of Profit. Will you eat your $16 worth of popcorn out of a cheaply manufactured bag with Superman printed on it, or out of a cardboard cup featuring the image of the BATFLECK? Will you pay $12 for the privilege of drinking Cherry Coke from an official Batman v Superman plastic cup?! These are the kinds of questions that can only be answered by the investigative skills of the world's top comic book website, so head over to CBR for more info or check out the image below:
On the other side of the great comics divide, Hollywood scoopmaster and guy who brags about how much inside info he has 24/7 on Twitter, El Mayimbe of Heroic Hollywood, has revealed images of the Captain America: Civil War concession merchandise, which shockingly also consists of various bags and cups with movie imagery printed on them. Check it out:
Can you believe that, at one time, we lived in a dark, dark age where moviegoers were forced to wait until they arrived at the theater before learning what the containers for their obscenely overpriced junk food would look like? Thank god the world has evolved to a place where the news media informs readers of this sort of thing ahead of time. You might think that this is basically free advertising for corporations, but you'd be wrong! If those theater chains and production studios got so much free advertising, why would movie ticket and concession prices be so prohibitively expensive?!
Take a small loan, remove money from your 401k early, or rob a bank now so that you're sure to be able to afford to pig out in style when Batman v. Superman hits theaters on March 25 and Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6.