All Posts Tagged 'Captain America'

Captain America Costumes: Evolution of a Super Soldier

Captain America has worn an incredible number of costumes since the character debuted 75 years ago. These costumes typically alternated between patriotic suits and more modern military uniforms, with some notable exceptions. Of course, his appearance was ultimately in the hands of the artists and writers who worked on the Captain America and The Avengers comic book titles, often for extended periods of time. These included Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, Steve Englehart and Sal Buscema, and Mark Gruenwald, among others. In this infographic, we show how Captain America’s costume has evolved in comics, television, and film. We primarily consider the main universe or continuity, though we do briefly look at The Ultimates alternate universe because of its influences on later...

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Marvel Costume Change Up Header

 

Most people can’t fly, can't shoot lasers from their eyes, and don't have suits of high-tech armor that allow them to save the world from criminals and supervillians. BUT, tie a towel around your neck, place your hands on your hips, and see if you don’t feel heroic! Superheroes are as much about what they wear as they are about what they can do. While most superheroes keep the same look issue after issue, movie after movie, sometimes even they change it up a bit. Next time you think about costuming up to head to your favorite con or just to play pretend, conside these awesome alternative costumes to the classic superhero looks you know and love...

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Kid Superhero Mother's Day Card - On Fridge
Look who dropped into our office craft room! (Why yes, of course we have a craft room - why do you ask?)

We love Mother's Day here at HalloweenCostumes.com and, to get into the spirit, we set up some craft supplies for anyone wanting to create a from-the-heart card for that special lady in their life. We turned our back for one measly hour and came back to find our favorite superheroes had created some pretty amazing "art projects." Yes, we are aware that perhaps some of these superheroes...

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Minimalist Posters for Captain America Winter Soldier Movie

 

Ahh! The US flag. Old Glory. The stars and the stripes. Whatever the nomenclature, the red, white, and blue has become an unwavering symbol for liberty, freedom, and smashing stuff with a vibranium shield! Captain America embodies only the best the US of A has to offer. Cap is smart, a born leader, and is in peak physical condition (not to mention that impressive jaw line) thanks to the super-soldier serum. The man liberally doles out justice with a shield, was turned into an ice cube...

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You can tell more about a guy by what he wears on Halloween than one might expect. Are you funny, serious, sarcastic, creative, intimidating, quintessentially manly or aloof? So many choices! All of these things can come into focus with the right costume, and may ultimately determine your overall Halloween experience. What persona are you looking for this year? No matter your goal, anything is possible with the HalloweenCostumes.com crew on the job. We’ve sifted through rubble to pull out...

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There came a weekend like no other where an unlikely group of heroes brought together fan boys, non-fans, the young, the old and all those in between to create box office history. Vanquishing the opening weekend box office record held by 2011’s "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" finale, The Avengers grossed a whopping $207.3 million in its U.S. opening weekend alone and as of Thursday, May 10, 2012, passed the $800 million mark globally in a little more than two weeks of...

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