Marvel has teamed up with the New York Mets for a very special two-day promotion starring Pete Alonso. As part of this collaboration, the first baseman will be featured in a Marvel Comic and as a Bobblehead figure.

Photo via SNY Twitter

Photo via SNY Twitter

What’s Happening:

  • The New York Mets have announced the club and Marvel Entertainment are collaborating on a special two-day promotion featuring Mets infielder Pete Alonso.
  • Fans will be able to bring home two unique collectibles on Thursday, August 12th and Friday, August 13th.
  • The fan favorite “Amazin” is transformed into an original Super Hero, coming to life with an exclusive collector’s item bobblehead and an origin story in a Marvel comic book.
  • Tickets are available now at Mets.com/Tickets.
  • On Thursday, August 12 vs. the Washington Nationals, the first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a Polar Bear Pete Alonso Super Hero™ Comic Book.
  • On Friday, August 13 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers, the first 25,000 arriving fans will receive a Polar Bear Pete Alonso Super Hero™ Bobblehead.
  • Yesterday afternoon, The Mets Tweeted a video of Alonso reading the comic and posing for pictures with the bobblehead:

  • SNY also Tweeted a picture of Alonso’s Bobblehead collectible that showcase the baseball great in his superhero costume:

  • This collaboration builds on the Mets and Marvel’s longstanding relationship. Over the past few seasons, both companies worked together to create a number of exciting exclusives:
    • Noah Syndergaard bobbleheads a
    • Syndergaard t-shirt that played off of his resemblance to Thor
    • An exclusive Spider-Man bobblehead design in the Mets’ team colors
  • Most recently, Alonso was also involved in Marvel Comics’ Hellfire Gala, a comic book event featuring Marvel’s X-Men earlier this summer.
  • The deal was facilitated by AthLife, Inc, Marvel’s longtime sports representative.

What They’re Saying:

  • Pete Alonso: “This comic book and bobblehead are super cool. I’ve loved everything Marvel since I was a kid. It was awesome to see myself as a Super Hero and I can’t wait for Mets fans to get their hands on these, they’re going to love them.”