Brown Shoe Company has signed a licensing deal with Marvel Entertainment to create footwear lines featuring characters from upcoming Marvel films. They will include athletic and casual shoes; sports, beach and EVA sandals; seasonal boots; and slippers, in toddler, youth and young adult sizes. The first line will be based on Iron Man 2, with future collections featuring Captain America, Thor and the Avengers. They will be available next spring and be created through at least 2012.