Posts by Wyatt Edwards
Wyatt Edwards

Wyatt Edwards is the Internet Wizard at HalloweenCostumes.com, where he is lead editor and writes about superheroes and pop culture. He has been interviewed about costume trends by numerous entertainment and news outlets.

His past costumes include a rocket surgeon, Wikipedia, Optimus Prime, and a picnic. Yes, a picnic. Wyatt also plays Dungeons & Dragons but doesn't put on fancy costumes for that. You can find him on Twitter @whatandwyatt.

Property Damage by Superheroes and Supervillains

Property Damage by Superheroes and Supervillains

We’re big fans of spectacle here at HalloweenCostumes.com. We love explosive action sequences and flashy special effects. The bigger the better, really, and when superheroes are involved they’re seriously huge. But have you ever thought about all that destruction? People’s lives are saved left and right, but you have to wonder about their livelihoods, right? Every car used as a projectile is someone’s ride to work or school. Every skyscraper toppled means that hundreds or thousands of people are out of a job. It’s something to think about. In fact, it’s something we think about.

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It's 2019, So Here Are 19 Plus Size Costumes for You to Rock This Halloween

It's 2019, So Here Are 19 Plus Size Costumes for You to Rock This Halloween

Do you ever find yourself shopping for costumes and everything is in "standard" sizes? Like absolutely nothing fits? Don't worry, because it's 2019! There are plenty of plus size Halloween costumes from 1x up to 8x, you just need to know where to look! Trust me, from one plus sized person to another, there's a plus size costume for everyone. So let's get out there!

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The Evolution of Captain Marvel [Infographic]

The Evolution of Captain Marvel

Carol Danvers debuted in the pages of Marvel Comics more than 50 years ago. In that time she has gained and lost fantastic superpowers and fought alongside many of the iconic superhero teams. She’s also been known as Ms. Marvel, Binary, Warbird, and Captain Marvel. Her upcoming solo film, Captain Marvel, marks her first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe where she is one of the most powerful superheroes—if not the most powerful superhero. That’s because Captain Marvel has unbelievable strength, speed, and can fly. (Even in space!) Plus she can shoot energy from her hands and maybe even travel through time. So that’s pretty cool. How she got there is also pretty cool, so let’s look at how Carol Danvers evolved to become Captain Marvel!

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Our Favorite Halloween Costumes of 2018

Our Favorite Halloween Costumes of 2018

One more Halloween has come and gone (*sniff* *sniff*) and 2018 itself is wrapping up, so right now we’re doing two things: (1) looking forward to next Halloween and (2) looking back at our favorite costumes from the past year. We love ready-to-wear Halloween costumes—we’d better, it’s our job!—but we also love the DIY spirit. You know, creativity, ingenuity, and passion all wrapped up…into a costume! So let’s take a look at some of the best costumes we saw this year!

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Thanos Infinity War Makeup Tutorial

Thanos Infinity War Makeup Tutorial

Over the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a juggernaut of geek cinema, breaking record after box office record. If there’s been a complaint about the franchise, however, it’s been that the supervillains have been rather lackluster. Not Thanos, though. He’s a juggernaut all by himself. (Though he shouldn’t be confused with the actual Juggernaut from Deadpool 2, but let’s not mix our metaphors here.) Thanos has such a powerful onscreen presence that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do a makeup tutorial! So grab your liquid latex and purple makeup and follow along to our Thanos Infinity War makeup tutorial!

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Deadpool Unmasked Makeup Tutorial

Deadpool Unmasked Makeup Tutorial

Deadpool is a different kind of superhero. Or would that be a super-anti-hero? Let’s go with super-character. Deadpool is larger than life, even when squeezed into that spandex uniform. So if you’re planning on cosplaying or trick-or-treating as the Merc with a Mouth, it’s okay to be a little extra yourself. Consider ditching the mask and go for that gnarly unmasked look! We’ll show you how we did it in this Deadpool Unmasked makeup tutorial!

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