What happens when the Tsum Tsums find their way into the Marvel Universe? SYNERGY!

Marvel has announced a Marvel Tsum Tsums limited mini-series from Jacob Chabot and David Baldeon.  While it seems like a punishment, apparently the Tsum Tsums are a big deal around the world, so it makes sense for Marvel to try and get in on the action.

When a crate of these pint-sized piles of fur accidentally falls to Earth en route to The Collector, one small group of Brooklyn teenagers will find out! Oh – and did we mention the Marvel Tsum Tsums believe they’re the real Marvel Heroes?

“Thanks to all the fans, Marvel Tsum Tsum has been the #1 downloaded free game in Japan for nearly two months,” says Marvel Games Creative Director, Bill Rosemann in a statement for the press. “We’re happy to bring that excitement to the limited series along with a set of variant covers based on the unique art style of the game!”

Disney Tsum Tsum debuted in 2013, and has become a very succesful plush line at Disney stores. I’m officially old, as I’ve never seen these before – granted, I haven’t been in a Disney store for almost a decade, but I don’t get the appeal. I also didn’t get the appeal of Garbage Pail Kids, and that toy line had its own movie.


Are you a fan of Tsum Tsum? Marvel Tsum Tsum #1 arrives in August.

via Marvel


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  1. I’ll skip the comic, but as I’m already tempted to get the Stitch and Boba Fett Tsum Tsums (I like weird things, and these are pretty weird), I may pick up a Spidey Tsum Tsum doll if they come out. Something different to display on my shelf or desk.

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