Father’s Day for a Superhero Dad

My husband is a superhero. He really is. I think he is fantastic. Like a lot of men, he doesn’t like being fussed over, but sometimes I cannot help it. I just adore him. If you think your guy is a superhero husband and dad, here are some easy ways you can show him that you think he is extraordinary.

DIY Marvel Superhero Shirt

Make him a Marvel superhero t-shirt

This stencil came from Doodle Craft, but I changed one of the logos to Wolverine.  Click her link to download a copy of the stencil. T-shirts like these are very easy to make with heat transfer material, which I buy in large rolls from Amazon.

Make him a glow in the dark Iron Man t-shirt

Glow in the dark Iron Man t-shirt

For this t-shirt, I used glow in the dark paint, a black shirt, and a sticky vinyl cut-out of Iron Man’s arc reactor.  For you non-nerds, the arc reactor is “the fictional power source in the Iron Man films powering not only an electromagnet keeping shrapnel out of Tony Stark’s heart, but also powers the Iron Man suit of armor.” (Quoting Wikipedia)

A shape like this would be pretty easy to cut out using a craft knife, if you do not have a Silhouette Cameo machine.

Glow in the dark Iron Man t-shirt

Matching father and son Iron Man shirts

I put 3 thin layers of the paint on, let it dry completely between coats, peeled off the vinyl, and then charged the paint under a light per the instructions. No matter how hard I tried, I could not get a photo of it glowing in the dark!  It does look really cool, even though I have no proof.

Buy him an epic Marvel superhero book 

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

This is Marvel Year by Year: a Visual Chronicle from DK Publishing.  From Marvel’s beginning in 1939 to last year when the book was published, this takes you on a month by month, year by year, very detailed journey through the history of Marvel. Great care was taken when creating this book. It is a stunning, 384 page wonder.

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

My husband and son continue to pour over this book for hours at a time.

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

From Iron Man to Captain America, Hulk to Wolverine, it documents everyone, even the little unknown superheroes like Batwoman and Gus, the 9 year old half deer-half boy. Ever heard of them? Did you also know that Marvel even produced western comics and war comics? I didn’t know all that before we got this book.

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

Two exclusive prints are included in the back pocket of the hardback book.

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

Marvel Year by Year a Visual Chronicle

Make him some Marvel bookmarks to go in his new Marvel book 

Marvel bookmarks

These bookmarks were made using the stunning images created by Calvin Lin. I fell in love with them the minute I saw them and immediately asked for his permission to share them with you. I placed quotes on the back of each bookmark. You can download a free printable copy or visit Calvin’s store to order large printed pieces of the artwork. How cool would it be to have these framed on your wall!

Marvel bookmarks

Marvel bookmarks

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