Flip through 32 Marvel-ous images from this super exhibit

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For a look at everything from rarely seen vintage comic books to modern movie props, including Black Panther’s suit, get yourself to Seattle.

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Head to the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle for the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibit, running until Jan. 6, 2019. (Not in Seattle? The exhibit will travel, but its schedule is not yet known.) The 10,000-square-foot, two-level exhibition chronicles nearly eight decades of Marvel history.

The exhibit begins with a recreation of an old-fashioned newsstand, the first place many Americans discovered comics. As headlines of famous events such as the moon landing light up on a screen, related comic books with that same theme are also shown.

3D daze
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3D daze

The exhibit includes vintage photos from the early days of comics, including a brief affair with 3D.

Early days
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Early days

The Fantastic Four were concerned about the Commies back in the day.

Take that, Hitler
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Take that, Hitler

From the start, Captain America wasn’t afraid to take on America’s enemies.

Wakanda forever
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Wakanda forever

Okoye, T’Challa and Shuri pose together in a section of the exhibit devoted to blockbuster hit Black Panther.

Black Panther on the prowl
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Black Panther on the prowl

Chadwick Boseman’s costume from the 2018 blockbuster Black Panther is on display, along with costumes worn by Okoye (Danai Gurira) and Shuri (Letitia Wright).

What a warrior
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What a warrior

Here’s a close-up of the Black Panther costume worn by Danai Gurira as Okoye, the leader of the Dora Milaje, the all-female special forces of Wakanda.

Year of the cat
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Year of the cat

The costume and panther gauntlets wore by Shuri (Letitia Wright) in Black Panther are on display next to Boseman and Gurira’s costumes.

I am Groot
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I am Groot

The Guardians of the Galaxy are well-represented in the exhibit, with this Groot bust a favorite.

Rocking out
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Rocking out

Peter Quill plays his Awesome Mix on this Walkman in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Absorb a look at the Orb
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Absorb a look at the Orb

The Orb, a major plot point in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, is on display near Peter Quill’s Walkman.

Iron Man times three
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Iron Man times three

Three very different Iron Man suits stand next to each other in a display.

Suit up
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Suit up

The Mark 42 armor, known by its code name “Extremis” or as the “Prodigal Son,” is on display next to two other Iron Man models.

Time to react
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Time to react

The Arc Reactor from the 2010 film Iron Man 2 is on display.

Transformer
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Transformer

The Mark V Iron Man Armor Briefcase, from Iron Man 2, flips between armor and briefcase for convenient transport.

Hammer time!
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Hammer time!

Mjolnir, as wielded by Chris Hemsworth as Thor in 2012’s The Avengers, is on exhibit, but fans can’t test their skills by picking it up — it’s inside a case.

Back in black
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Back in black

The batons used by Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) are on display along with one of her costumes.

Star-spangled look
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Star-spangled look

A close-up of the Captain America costume worn by Chris Evans in 2012’s Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Strike a pose
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Strike a pose

This Spidey figure is ready for a selfie with you.

Reading buddy
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Reading buddy

Settle in on this couch and snap a selfie with The Thing.

Reading material
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Reading material

There’s an inside joke in the title of the book The Thing is reading.

Baby, he's a Star
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Baby, he’s a Star

Chris Pratt‘s Star-Lord costume from Guardians of the Galaxy is on display.

Hooked on a movie
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Hooked on a movie

Gamora and Star-Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy share a display case.

Historic kiss
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Historic kiss

Exhibits display how comics tackled social issues of their time. In 1977, Misty Knight and Iron Fist shared what might be the first interracial kiss in a superhero comic.

Ready to fight
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Ready to fight

A costume Scarlett Johansson wore as Black Widow.

Feel the fury
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Feel the fury

Samuel L. Jackson‘s Nick Fury costume isn’t really in the same case as Iron Man — that’s a reflection of another exhibit in the glass.

Holy cow
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Holy cow

The battered sweatshirt Mike Colter wore when Luke Cage was shot in Netflix’s Luke Cage is on display.

Head on
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Head on

If you ever wondered if Cate Blanchett‘s impressive Hela headdress from Thor: Ragnarok was CGI or real, here’s your proof.

Lost love
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Lost love

A grim panel from a tough moment in Daredevil’s life.

So strange
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So strange

Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Dr. Strange costume is displayed in a dazzling hall of mirrors.

scariestsupernatural
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Can you guess whose scary image hides behind this wall? Hint: Nicolas Cage would know.

Rock the vote
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Rock the vote

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At the end of the exhibit, visitors can vote for their favorite Marvel character (or at least from the selection presented in the machine). That character then shows up on a television set in a nearby display case to thank you for your vote.