Marvel Gear + Goods by Loot Crate Review + Coupon – January 2018
Marvel Gear + Goods is new to the line of Loot Crate themed boxes. This is a ‘Partner Crate’ from Loot Crate, so you’ll be only receiving official Marvel collectibles, apparel, home goods and more. It’s also bi-monthly – so expect it at your doorstep every other month.
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About Marvel Gear + Goods
The Subscription Box: Loot Crate Marvel Gear + Goods
The Cost: $36.99 + $5 S/H
- Official Marvel Apparel, Collectibles & More
- 4-7 EXCLUSIVE items in each crate
- Themes based on the greatest characters in the Marvel Universe
- $39.95 + S&H** ($80+ of retail value!)
- Delivered every 2 months
January 2018 Marvel Gear + Goods ‘Jet Set’ Review
The ‘Jet Set’ box aimed to bring you items to help you on your travels.
It comes with an information card that detail the items in the box.
On the reverse side, you’ll notice that you’ll be getting digital issue #1 of The Ultimates from Comixolgy as part of the shipment as well! This is the second delivery in a row to feature this – so I think this will become a normal thing.
The Ultimates #1 Enamel Pin – Value $5-10?
Speaking of The Ultimates #1 – this month’s pin features that comic cover. I’m definitely liking these new pin designs for the second delivery in a row.
Black Panther Carry-On Bag – Value $15-20?
The biggest item in the box is a Black Panther themed carry-on bag.
The material and straps are both pretty lightweight. It has a front pocket for small items and the larger open pocket – this includes a little separate section for your laptop as well. I can definitely see this as a super useful bag for carry-on items.
And, of course, it features the Black Panther insignia front-and-center.
Black Panther Dopp Kit – Value $10?
To go with the carry-on bag, you’ll also get a dopp kit for your toiletries.
It’s the same material – but includes a little extra Black Panther lining. This has a small outer pocket along with the main pocket.
Like the bag, it features the insignia.
Eye of Agamotto Pocket Watch – Value $10-15?
You’ll get this Eye of Agamotto inspired pocket watch.
It’s not the highest quality of a pocket watch in terms of material – but it works for a little geeky touch to your outfit.
Pop it open for even more Doctor Strange goodness.
Marvel Vehicles Owner’s Workshop Manual – Value $15 on Amazon
The final item in the box is a book that features detailed breakdowns of some of the greatest Marvel vehicles.
This is a ‘Loot Crate Edition’ of the book. After taking a peek, it has the same number of pages but is just slightly smaller than the listing on Amazon – unlike The Dark Crystal book from Loot Crate DX. This is my type of coffee table book.
Verdict: With the price increases from December, this box costs about $42 shipped. The value of the items is definitely there, but it’s a little tighter if you dislike one of the items in the box. Overall, I liked most of the items this month (I don’t think I have a good use for the watch), and can definitely use these for travel.
As a general word of caution – Loot Crate has been having numerous manufacturing delays across a number of their lines – it’s something to beware of if you’re trying to get a box on a schedule.
To Wrap Up:
Coupon – Use coupon code ADDICTION to save 10% off of any length subscription. It will save you $4.50 on a single month subscription!
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What did you think of the January 2018 ‘Jet Set’ Marvel Gear + Goods?