Movies

Ben Hanscom

In Stephen King’s It, Ben Hanscom (Jeremy Ray Taylor) is a member of the Losers Club due to being overweight and bullied at school. He counts among his friends Richie Tozier, Beverly Marsh, and Eddie Kaspbrak.

Vulture

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Vulture (Michael Keaton) is the nickname of Adrian Toomes, the owner of a salvage company turned supervillain after the government and Iron Man put him out of business. Vulture clashes against Spider-Man, sometimes even while the latter is wearing his homemade costume.

Comic Book Guy

The Simpsons’ Comic Book Guy is notoriously pedantic, annoying, and above all else, lonely. You may want to trim the wig a little bit to really capture his receding hairline. Also: grabbing a slushie from your local 7-Eleven on the way to your event would definitely help breathe authenticity into this cosplay.

Tetsuo from Akira

Akira is a timeless and critically-acclaimed anime from 1988 in which a biker gang in cyberpunk Neo-Tokyo clashes with a secret government telekinesis program. One of the bikers, Tetsuo, is granted unstoppable telekinetic abilities after accidentally colliding with one of the program’s ESPers. Finally powerful for the first time in his life, Tetsuo begins to lose his grip on reality as he abuses his newfound powers and they begin to grow out of his control.

Eddie Kaspbrak in It (2017)

Eddie Kaspbrak

In Stephen King’s It, Eddie Kaspbrak (Jack Dylan Grazer) is a sickly hypochondriac boy, though his broken arm is quite real. He might get that from his domineering mother, who is constantly worrying about his health. He only truly feels well when he’s with this friends in the Losers Club, including the likes of Richie Tozier, and Bev Marsh.

Nebula

Nebula

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Nebula (Karen Gillan) is adopted by Thanos and raised as a sibling of Gamora. Sure she’s sadistic and evil, but at the same time it’s clear she’s jealous and hurt by the success of her older sister. For this costume, apply the metallic silver paint to face and left arm.

Beverly Marsh in It (2017)

Beverly Marsh from It (2017)

In Stephen King’s It (2017), Beverly Marsh (Sophia Lillis) is the only female member of the Losers Club. Coming from poverty and as a survivor of abuse, Bev forms strong bonds with other members including Ben Hanscom and Richie Tozier. Her olive drab overalls are tough to find, but these will do the trick once you convert them from longs to shorts.

Drax the Destroyer

Drax the Destroyer

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) is a powerful alien whose family was slaughtered by Ronan and Thanos. He joins Peter Quill and vows revenge on them along with Gamora. For the costume, use the gray body paint to touch up parts that aren’t covered by the costume, such as your neck and hands.

Good Burger Employees

Good Burger Employee

In Good Burger, slacker Dexter (Kenan Thompson) and dim-witted Ed (Kel Mitchell) take summer jobs at the local fast food joint where they greet people with the line “Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger”. Complete the costume with engraved name tags that say “I’M ED” and “I’M DEXTER”.

Spider-Man: Homecoming Homemade Suit

Spider-Man Homecoming Homemade Suit

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is forced to return the fancy high-tech suit that benefactor Tony Stark gifted him after an incident with the Vulture goes awry. He resorts to wearing the amateur costume that he made during his early exploits that first made him famous.