Vans Reveals Footwear Collection With Marvel Comics

By Jay Casteel  |  02/18/2013

Vans has recently revealed a new footwear collection created in a partnership with Marvel Comics, featuring the iconic's brand's most recognizable superheroes.

The collection launches with Iron Man and Spider-Man, each individually depicted on Vans Classic silhouettes for adults, kids and toddlers... with a second delivery in March featuring the most powerful Super Hero team in the world, The Avengers.

Spider-Man and Iron Man debut for the first time on the Vans Era and Sk8-Hi Reissue shoes. Taking on the signature colors of his red and blue suit, the Spider-Man Sk8-Hi Reissue features an embossed spider web on premium red suede, while the Iron Man version includes black leather on the vamp and bolted hexagon eyelets, staying true to Iron Man’s flashy armor. Each Era includes a comic strip from their crime-fighting heroes on the back and quarter panels with bold accents on the front panels including a striking white web on black canvas and bright red suede.

Later, The Avengers versions will include a Sk8-Hi Reissue and Era for adults and kids, and a Slip-On for tiny tykes featuring the beloved all-star team. The Sk8-Hi Reissue highlights Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor on each side panel while the Era and Slip-On feature a group collage on the front and back panels.

In celebration of this special collaboration, Marvel's iconic Super Heroes learn to skateboard with a little help from legend, Steve Caballero, in a clip below.

The collection retails from $37 - $50 for toddlers and kids, and $60 for the adult Era and $70 for the Sk8-Hi Reissue. The collection is now available at Select Vans retailers.