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Bian My from Watchmen

In HBO’s Watchmen, Bian My (Jolie Hoang-Rappaport) is the precocious daughter of Lady Trieu, who strangely suffers nightmares of the Vietnam War including a memory of the Comedian burning down her village. It’s later revealed that Bian is a clone that Lady Trieu created of her own deceased mother.

High Commander Winslow from The Handmaid’s Tale

In The Handmaid’s Tale, High Commander George Winslow (Christopher Meloni) is a high-ranking commander who seemingly has the perfect family and the perfect home. But like all things in Gilead, there’s much more going on below the surface.

Mandalorian Cosplay

Make Your Own: The Mandalorian

In the Disney+ hit Star Wars series The Mandalorian, set between the events of the Revenge of the Jedi and […]

Panda Watchmen

Panda from Watchmen

In Watchmen, Panda (Jacob Ming-Trent) is a detective of the Tulsa Police Department in charge of permitting police officers to unlock their service weapons. He is a pencil pusher who is very by-the-books, which draws the ire of the other officers. To complete the look, add plenty of dirt and grime to the panda mask, and fill the binder with mind-numbing paperwork.

Hooded Justice from Watchmen

Hooded Justice from Watchmen

In Watchmen, Hooded Justice, real identity Will Reeves, is the first ever masked vigilante, a charter member of the Minutemen, and the inspiration for many of the earliest superheroes. He wears a black hood and noose around his neck, evocative of both a medieval executioner and the Ku Klux Klan members he fights against. He deals his own brand of justice with great brutality.

Luna Lovegood Lion-Hat from Harry Potter

Lion-Hat Luna Lovegood from Order of the Phoenix

Luna Lovegood’s (Evanna Lynch) magical lion hat first makes its appearance in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and later in the Half-Blood Prince. Luna wears her homemade fake stuffed hat, which lets out a loud realistic roar with a tap of the wand, to show her support for the Gryffindor Quidditch team against the Slytherin team, even though she’s from Ravenclaw.

Lube Man from Watchmen

Lube Man from Watchmen

In Watchmen, Lube Man is a mysterious character who wears reflective goggles and head-to-toe shiny silver body suit. When Angela Abar a.k.a. Sister Night discovers that he’s spying on her, she gives chase. But Lube Man makes a slick escape when he sprays himself with a slippery substance and then slides into a tiny sewer opening. For full accuracy with the bodysuit, cut out eye and mouth holes in its hood, and dip its fingers in black dye.

Red Scare from Watchmen

Red Scare from Watchmen

In Watchmen, Red Scare (Andrew Howard) is a Tulsa Police detective who wears a red tracksuit and speaks with a Russian accent. His true identity and past are unknown, but he’s presumed to be from a Soviet bloc country with a communist background. Red Scare often uses his large, robust build and a bullhorn to intimidate his enemies.

Mr. Nancy from American Gods

Mr. Nancy from American Gods

In American Gods, Mr. Nancy (Orlando Jones) is Anansi, an old trickster spider god from Ghanaian folklore who likes to make fun of people’s stupidity. Mr. Nancy tends to dress up in fancy suits with colorful, attention-grabbing colors and patterns.

Looking Glass from Watchmen

Looking Glass from Watchmen

In HBO’s Watchmen, Looking Glass (Tim Blake Nelson) is the alter ego of Wade Tillman, a detective of the Tulsa Police Department. He has the special ability of deductive analysis, being able to tell if someone is telling the truth or not, which comes in handy when he acts as an interrogator. Looking Glass dresses casually, aside from the shiny “reflectatine” mask that protects his mind from psychic blasts. To make the mask, cut the hood from the silver full body suit.