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The Top 10 Comic Con Costume Ideas

The Top 10 Comic Con Costume Ideas

Attention comic book fans, cosplayers, and all-around nerds: convention season is here! While San Diego Comic-Con is the greatest destination of the year for those who eat, sleep and breathe pop culture, there are so many other conventions taking place throughout the summer (and the rest of the year) that anyone can attend. Comic conventions provide an excellent opportunity for wearing cosplay costumes as your favorite characters from pop culture. We've put together a list of the 10 best costume ideas to give you all the inspiration you need when picking out your Comic-Con cosplays.

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The Evolution of Batman's Costume

by |March 17, 2016
Categories: Resource, Superheroes

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For more than 75 years, Batman has been one of the most iconic characters, not only in comic books, but in all of pop culture. The caped crusader of Gotham City is a favorite to many generations of fans and, with the re-launch of DC Comics’ cinematic universe, will remain in the spotlight for years to come. One of the most identifiable features of the Batman is the bat symbol that’s prominently displayed on his uniform. While we’ve gone over the evolution of the bat symbol over the years, the Dark Knight’s costume has undergone several other changes, as well. Here’s a brief evolution of Batman’s costume over the decades.

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Fantastic Four Throwbacks: Then & Now [Infographic]

by |August 3, 2015

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The Fantastic Four has been fighting crime in the Marvel Universe for over 50 years, ever since they first appeared in The Fantastic Four #1, all thanks to the super-duo creative team of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Countless comic issues, cartoons, and movies, have all been released since that first appearance, and, as expected, the quartet's costuming has changed quite a few times in these past decades. The newest movie, Fantastic Four, is out this July 2015, so we thought it would be a perfect time to pull together all of the group's looks in one infographic! This image shows 15 of the superheroes' notable outfits, and is narrated by the Invisible Woman herself, Sue Storm. We've also included an interactive slider at the top, so you can compare the Fantastic Four's look from 1961 to the actors from the 2015 film!

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From the Hill to the Sky: The Evolution of Ant-Man [Infographic]

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There is a reason comic fans eagerly anticipate that first blurry shot of their favorite character’s costume after a cinematic adaptation is announced. True fans know that almost every comic book character in history has gone through numerous costume changes (except maybe the Hulk—tiny shorts and a bare green chest forever), and every fan wants to see their favorite character’s...

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Suicide Squad Throwbacks: Then & Now

by |June 29, 2015

Suicide Squad Throwbacks

Is it just us or is the buzz surrounding Suicide Squad something extra-special? Sure, there have been a few examples of other movies creating this kind of excitement so far out from their release. But 2016’s highly anticipated anti-hero film seems like it's been hard to miss if you’ve even spent only a few minutes trolling the geekosphere in recent months.

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Superhero Profile - Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch

by |March 16, 2015

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As the world prepares for the second coming of the Avengers in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, we want to prepare you by giving you a background on the new villains and heroes in the film. Check out this The Avengers: Age of Ultron primer featuring profiles of the super-twins Quicksilver and The Scarlet Witch.

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