Part of any huge film premiere these days includes people showing up in costume—and The Force Awakens is going to be no exception, as Jedi, Sith, Stormtroopers and Smugglers take to the streets on December 18th. But new regulations from theaters might mean cosplaying as certain iconic characters may not be allowed.
It’s happened. At last. Halloween is on a Saturday. So once you’re done with the 12-hour trick-or-treating marathon, take a photo!
Halloween is the one time of year that most people actually cosplay. But making your own costume from scratch is actually a lot of work. So there’s a whole industry dedicated to making costumes for you... with mixed results. Here are the trashiest and most WTF costumes for 2015.
Like winter, Halloween is coming, and that means that it’s already time to start showing off your costumes. Because the io9 Halloween Costume Show kicks off right now!
Prop builders have created some awesome costumes in the recent past, but this might be one of the coolest: a life-sized Hulkbuster.
In just shy of a couple of months Halloween will be upon us and there’s no reason your pets can’t participate in the fun. However, you’re going to need an extra patient dog if you expect them to wear this humiliating AT-AT costume without instantly trying to shred it to pieces.
Forget Harrison Ford! We know who the real stars at Comic-Con are: the cosplayers. Every year, they show up and rock our worlds with their incredible creativity, design skills and deep appreciation for fan lore. Here’s a video roundup of the absolute best cosplay we saw at SDCC 2015.
DC has refreshed its stable of comics once again, putting its characters in new situations— and most of them have gotten a new look to celebrate. But as usual with superhero makeovers, some are less successful than others. So we’re going to put on our fashion-hats and rate what’s hot and what’s not in the DC Universe!
It's going to be a banner year for blockbuster movies, which means there will be lots of great costume choices once Halloween rolls around. And if you're partial to the upcoming Jurassic World and its dinosaurs, you'll love Lisa Glover's simple pterodactyl getup, made from completely recyclable cardboard.
For those days when you find just getting out of bed in the morning a challenge, this instant inflatable Hero For a Day getup will give you the confidence boost you need to face the shower, your morning commute, and your co-workers. Eventually you'll work your way up to super-villains, but let's take things one day at…
What do you mean, February isn't the time to be thinking about Halloween? It's perfect time! Plus, you're going to need the next 8 months to recover from the screaming/laughing fit you'll get from these official Age of Ultron costumes. Look at that Ultron mask. Look at it.
Has anyone ever put on a bandage and had it perfectly match their skin color? No, not even close. That’s why printing bandages with fun or stylish designs makes a lot more sense. Or, if you’re feeling macabre, you can toss a few bucks at this Indiegogo campaign that wants to create a line of bandages that make your…
You hate Halloween. Now you have to go to a party, and you don't have the guts to not dress up. You're screwed, but don't worry, not so screwed that you can't make a good showing.
It's the greatest holiday of the year. You get to freak people out, and you get unlimited candy for it. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, photograph a fantastic Halloween costume.
It's less than 10 days to go till Halloween, and that means there's weird, wonderful and just plain awful 'sexy' costumes out on shelves everywhere - but this trio of lovely Lord of the Rings-themed designs by MJ Alexander are for characters who don't usually get the Sexy treatment.
If you haven't outgrown your love of Halloween, but don't have as much time as you'd like to dedicate to designing an awesome costume, Steve Wintercroft has got your back. On his site you'll find a bunch of patterns for easy but detailed Halloween masks, including this stormtrooper getup that surprisingly detailed for…