Halloween is fast approaching, which means it’s time to get thinking about your costume. From a cool Spider-Man to a classic Wonder Woman, comic lovers are spoiled for choice when it comes to picking a Halloween outfit. We reveal six of the hottest comic book stars who are perfect for dressing up as this Hallows’ Eve.
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If you want to look cute and have an awesome costume that will be the envy of others then why not go as DC Comics amazing Wonder Woman? Not only is she one of the most famous female superheroes of all time, but she is also an Amazonian Princess and a poster woman for feminism.
When dressing up as Wonder Woman, you really have to go all out. Invest in a high quality Wonder Woman Halloween outfit and you will be rewarded with compliments all night long. Check out this infographic by Mr. Costumes for some Wonder Woman inspiration.
Bride of Frankenstein
One popular option is to dress up as a freaky bride of Frankenstein. This outfit has plenty of scope for customization so you can truly make it your own. You will need a white bride’s dress, which you may be able to find at your local thrift store, or you can order from a costume store online.
It’s the accessories that help to complete this outfit and make it spooky. Wear a black wig that has been backcombed, make yourself pale with some white face and body paints, and cover yourself in fake blood for a look that is sure to scream Halloween!
This option is perfect for your little ones as they will love dressing up as one of the most famous comic characters of all time: Spider-Man. It’s easy to find ready-made Spider-Man (and Spider-Girl) outfits that have been made for children, so you won’t have to spend time painstakingly making the outfit at home.
If you really want to cause a scene this Halloween, why not dress up as the one, the only, Iron Man! A brief look on Pinterest will give you some inspiration of just how much effort can go into creating a handmade Iron Man suit!
If creativity is not your forte, then you can also buy pre-made Iron Man Halloween costumes online. Iron Man morph suits are available for the daring man while cute Iron Man themed onesies are great if you want to stay warm and cozy while trick or treating. There are even Iron Man themed crop tops and short sets available for girls who want to look hot this Halloween.
The Joker is an extremely popular character that always makes an appearance come Halloween. If you don’t mind bumping into other Jokers, and if you have someone who is able to do some semi-decent make-up, then the Joker could be for you.
A purple suit, green shirt, and tie are all synonymous with the Joker, but it’s that classic face paint and eerie stretched smiling mouth that really makes this character. Print off some images to copy when you are having your make-up done to make sure that you get the look just right.
Pop Art Comic Character
A creative Halloween costume that has become popular in recent years is that of the Pop Art comic character inspired costume. These characters look like they have just been pulled straight out of a comic with Roy Lichtenstein inspired make-up, bright clothes, and fun Pop Art signs.
Creativity is the key to making an excellent outfit that works well, so make sure you get practicing with your make up skills early on and it should all come together nicely. There are plenty of comic-book inspired costumes on Pinterest.
So there you have it, six of the best Halloween costume ideas for the comic lover. Remember, you can always add your own personal touches to an outfit with fun wigs, different make-up, freaky accessories, trick or treat bags, and of course fake blood. Happy Halloween!