When you are looking at buying a superhero fancy dress costume, you can either choose a DC Comics character or a Marvel Comics character to portray at the party, whether it be at Halloween or at a themed costume party. Marvel fancy dress costumes in particular cover a wide range of popular superhero outfits.
Nowadays, there are specialist websites online that feature superhero costumes and below I have chosen a selection of Marvel fancy dress outfits to give you an idea of what is currently available, so that you can go to the party in an original looking superhero fancy dress outfit this Halloween.
What kind of Marvel fancy dress costumes are available?
1). Avengers Costumes
The Avengers are a team of superheroes, which first appeared in Marvel Comics' The Avengers # 1, in September, 1963. The Avengers originally understood of Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Wasp and The Hulk, with Captain America joining them in issue # 4. One of the major themes in the series was that the Avengers fight the foes that no single superhero can withstand, which is why their battle cry was "Avengers Assemble!" Over the years, the Avengers team has featured humans, mutants, aliens, former villains, supernatural animals and even gods. The Avengers were created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby and among the Avengers outfits that are available to buy today are The Incredible Hulk costumes, Iron Man outfits, Thor costumes and Captain America outfits.
2). Fantastic Four Costumes
The Fantastic Four is a superhero team that made their debut in Marvel Comics' The Fantastic Four # 1, in November, 1961. It was actually Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's first collaboration and played a huge part in putting Marvel Comics firmly on the map. Among the Fantastic 4 costumes that are currently available to purchase are The Thing envelopes and Mr Fantastic costumes.
3). X-Men Costumes
The X-Men are another superhero team by Marvel Comics, again created by Lee and Kirby, and first appeared in The X-Men # 1, in September, 1963. The X-Men are mutants, under the tutor-ledge of Professor Xavier , who use their powers for the benefit of humanity. Xavier recruits Cyclops, Beast, Iceman, Angel and Jean Gray, andave them the name the "X-Men" because of the special powers they possess, due to their possession of the "X-Gene", which is a gene normal human lack but which gives the Mutants their abilities. Among the X-Men costumes available to buy are Wolverine outfits and Emma Frost costumes.