Stan Lee, the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics and the mastermind behind iconic comic characters like X-Men, Ironman, Spiderman or Hulk passed away on 12th November. He was almost 96.

The movies linked to the characters are exciting examples of perfect… and well, not so great product placements.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) is the latest X-Men movie, with the following brands in the foreground:

  • Jaguar
  • Coca-Cola
  • Oldsmobile
  • Rush
  • Ray-Ban

The first two Spiderman movies received pretty good reviews from critics, while the third film in 2007 was less of a success. The product placements we’re nevertheless memorable:

  • Audi
  • Ford
  • Dell
  • Jansport backpacks
  • Sony

And what about the Incredible Hulk? Well, bad product placement is a thing, and according to critics, Hulk-movies are famous for it. It’s not so much the weird appearance of Norton360, but more the mattress business involved… In 2008, Sleepy’s Mattress Professionals decided to join forces with Hulk to educate people about the importance of good mattresses, the only problem being that Hulk is a character who does not sleep…