Marvel fans have been on cloud nine all day, as the first official trailer for the highly-anticipated film Captain Marvel was released this morning. Besides seeing Carol Danvers (a.k.a. Captain Marvel) in Air Force and her awesome suit, one quick shot certainly threw us off.
Toward the end of the trailer, Captain Marvel punches an innocent-looking elderly woman on a train, after the woman simply gave the superhero a smile. Upon first watch, we were so confused, and so were tons who took to social media to ask about it.
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) September 18, 2018
However, there is a pretty simple presumed explanation for Carol Danvers's action.
As Carol is back on Earth, she has to readjust to the planet she barely even remembers coming from. She's obviously rattled upon getting on the train, and when one person makes eye contact with her, she interprets it as danger. Comic book fans know Carol's dealt with Skrulls, which are shape-shifting aliens. We're assuming she thinks this poor old woman is one of them, and honestly, we can't blame her.
We don't have proof that this is what's going on, and Carol could technically just have some seriously bad anger issues we're not aware of, but we're pretty confident in this assumption, and so are tons of fans.
— Stephanie Cooke (@hellocookie) September 18, 2018
We'll find out what really happens when Captain Marvel hits theaters March 8, 2019.
Star Wars geekery has been taken to the next level. Underwear brand MeUndies just unveiled a new pattern that bears the likenesses of several of the space opera's most iconic characters and glows like a lightsaber when it gets dark outside.
The original pattern was hand-drawn by the MeUndies team, and it features Chewbacca, Yoda, R2-D2, C-3PO, Darth Vader, and a Stormtrooper. According to the company, it’s the first time a Star Wars print has featured characters from both the Dark Side and the Rebel Alliance together.
And naturally, the stars and Star Wars logos glow in the dark. The underwear is made from a fiber called Lenzing MicroModal, which is derived from beechwood trees and is said to be three times softer than cotton.
Men’s undies, priced at $24, come in four styles: trunks, boxers, briefs, and boxer briefs. Women’s options include a cheeky brief, bikini, or boyshort, all of which cost $18 apiece. However, if you sign up for a MeUndies membership, $4 to $8 will be taken off each pair, and you’ll also gain access to exclusive prints and lower member prices. MeUndies carries sizes ranging from XS to 3XL and ships to the U.S. and Canada, as well as some other international locations.
Head on over to the MeUndies website to pick up a pair for yourself or for the Star Wars fanatic in your life, and remember: When you wear these undies, the Force will be with you, always.