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The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever 

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Updated June 14, 2019 125k votes 12.9k voters 6M views 19 items

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Comic books thrive on bright colors, exciting action, and awesome costumes. You can tell a lot about a hero or a villain by their super garb.

We know the design and illustrations that go into making up our favorite comic heroes is an art form. Likewise, the costume designers who construct tangible, wearable designs from their own imaginations is also an art.

These are those artists who create magic with their hands and sewing machines — these are the best Marvel costume adaptation and great costumes from Marvel movies and Marvel TV shows.

 

Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever
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After the debacle of Wade Wilson's appearance in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the solo Deadpool movie set out to stick to the spirit of Marvel's most irreverent psychopath. Not only did Deadpool break the fourth wall and crack wise just as Wade Wilson should, but he also sported a surprisingly comics-accurate costume, complete with expressive digital eye action.

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Iron Man — The Avengers, Iron Man Et Al
Iron Man — The Avengers,... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever
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Every iteration of the Iron Man armor is not only incredibly cool but somehow incredibly believable. We all totally bought a flying, laser shooting, human-piloted suit of armor for four, going on five movies now.

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Star-Lord — Guardians Of The Galaxy
Star-Lord — Guardians Of... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever
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One of those rare "took the idea of the character and threw a lot away" situations that actually worked out. Star-Lord has had so many looks over the years, none ever being consistent. So they took the energy of the character, the feel of the universe they were creating, added the important elements and made an icon.

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Thor — Thor: Dark World
Thor — Thor: Dark World ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever
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A literal god with a red cape, metal sleeves, large, chest orbs, and a quasi-viking helmet looking great on screen was simply incredible.
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