ASDA's new Marvel advent calendar is perfect for mini superhero fans

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If you’d like a chocolate-free advent calendar for your children this year, ASDA are selling a comic book themed for little ones.

This would make the ideal gift for any Marvel fan in your life, a there's a book behind each book that's packed with well-known characters from the comic book universe.

The chocolate alternative was shared by Facebook group Money Saver Online, who wrote, ‘Marvel Advent Calendar in person £10 at ASDA!! 😍 A festive countdown with 24 books...’

There are 24 books included, and a design on the box hints that some fan favourites might make an appearance such as Spiderman, Iron Man, Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Black Widow.

Many people have commented on the Facebook post to share their thoughts on the unique advent calendar.

Read more: The best non-chocolate advent calendars for 2019

One tagged a friend and wrote, ‘the boys would love this’.

Another added, ‘I know someone who would love this’.

We’re not sure if the advent calendar is available in all Asda stores, so you’d have to head to your local and ask if there’s any in stock.

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If Marvel isn’t the right fit for you, there are plenty of other non-chocolate advent calendars on the market to suit every need.

B&M have a bath bomb advent calendar for those of you who love a relaxing bath. And since it’s getting cold outside, it’s the perfect excuse to take a dip.

Or, if you want to give back to your local communities, we’re here to help you create a reverse advent calendar with your family this festive season.

You could even make your own as a fun Christmas activity. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve put together a homemade advent calendar guide to help!

December will be here before you know it, so it’s good to see that there are so many options out there to help us enjoy the festive season to the fullest.

Whether you’re buying one for yourself, for your children, or for a friend, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect one.

Will you be opting for a non-chocolate advent calendar this year? Or will you go for both? Head to our Facebook page and let us know your plans!

Lucy Buglass
Digital Writer

Lucy Buglass is a Digital Writer for What's on TV,, and Woman&Home. After finishing her degree in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University she moved to London to begin her career. She's passionate about entertainment and spends most of her free time watching Netflix series, BBC dramas, or going to the cinema to catch the latest film releases.