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Marvel Entertainment Partners With CafePress to Bring Super Heroes to Life via Online Shop(May 28, 2013)
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Some of Marvel's Super Heroes are soaring to CafePress.com! Today, CafePress Inc. (Nasdaq:PRSS), The World's Customization Engine®, announced its new partnership with Marvel Entertainment to bring Marvel branded apparel and consumer products to millions of fans via the e-commerce store.
CafePress will launch site portals devoted to Marvel's Super Heroes with products varying from t-shirts to mugs and iPhone cases to hoodies. Live since the third installment of the franchise hit theaters in May, the Marvel's Iron Man 3 portal offers customers the chance to purchase gear featuring some of the brand's most popular characters and images.
The selection of t-shirts and gear features a fun selection of movie moments and quotations such as:
Tony Stark isn't the only super hero making his way to CafePress. As part of this new partnership, fan favorites like Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers, and The X-Men will be featured as well. Thor and Captain America will have portals launched tied to the upcoming films on November 8th, 2013 and April 4th, 2014, respectively.
"We are thrilled to partner with an iconic entertainment brand like Marvel. We envision that this partnership will expand and grow in exciting ways as we build on Marvel's wealth of famous characters," says Bob Marino, CEO and Director for CafePress. "Marvel's fan-base is well-established and growing exponentially as new generations are blown away with each blockbuster release. We are pleased to help fans – new and old – celebrate their favorite characters with a collection of unique merchandise. Everyone loves a Super Hero!"
For more information, and to shop for Marvel merchandise, visit: http://www.cafepress.com/+iron-man-movie+gifts
About CafePress [PRSS]:
CafePress is The World's Customization Engine®. Launched in 1999, CafePress empowers individuals, groups, businesses and organizations to create, buy and sell customized and personalized products online using the company's innovative and proprietary print-on-demand services and e-commerce platform. CafePress' portfolio of e-commerce websites and companies includes CafePress.com, CanvasOnDemand.com, GreatBigCanvas.com, Imagekind.com, InvitationBox.com and Logosportswear.com and EZ Prints, Inc. Additionally, CafePress Services drives revenue for corporate partners by providing turnkey, personalized e-commerce solutions. For more information click on www.cafepress.com
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com.
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