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The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever  

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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.

 

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Iron Man — The Avengers, Iron Man Et Al
Iron Man — The Avengers, Iron ... is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Doctor Strange — Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange — Doctor Strang... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvel Costume Adaptations Ever
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The costume department of Doctor Strange worked extremely hard to get the details right on the costume. The cloak alone, in its final version, took five full days to fabricate. Read more about the process here.

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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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