The superhero, Iron Man, originated with Marvel Comics in 1963. It was written and developed by Stan Lee. Since then, Iron Man has stayed true to his original character, as Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark. Iron Man is still one of the most popular Halloween costumes.
The character of Tony is described as a billionaire engineer who owns his own business, Stark Industry. His business makes weapons. In the story, Tony is kidnapped on one of his business trips where he is forced to make a mass weapon of destruction. He instead creates an armored suit, which is the birth of Iron Man.
Iron Man first appeared on the movie screen in 2008 as a superhero that fights crime and terrorism. Several movies followed with Iron Man 2 in 2010, and the latest appearance in The Avengers in 2012. Iron Man 3 is scheduled to be released in 2013.
Keeping up with Iron Man’s huge popularity, there are costumes available for children, men, and even women.
Children’s Iron Man Halloween Costumes
The Iron Man costume for children can easily be found before the season of Halloween approaches, at many online costume stores. As the Halloween season approaches, the costume is always available at your local stores, but has been a hot seller amongst children and sizes run out quickly. The price ranges from $14.99 to $24.99 and comes in small to large sizes.
The costume is red, as Iron Man is depicted in the movies. It is a jumpsuit styling with a mask to resemble the iron face of the real iron man suit. The jumpsuit has shoulder padding to resemble the superhero’s suit, as well as patches to reflect the styling and power source points of Iron Man.
Adult Male Iron Man Halloween Costumes
The adult male Iron Man costumes come in a regular, simple styling, and a deluxe model. The simple styling costumes cost around $60 online, and come in sizes ranging from small to x-large. It is also available in plus sizes.
The costume is red in color. It is a red jumpsuit costume that comes with a mask to resemble the original Iron Man armor suit. The boots and glow heart power accessories are both sold separately.
The deluxe version of the Iron Man costume is more realistic to the movie character, which explains its high cost of $200. It is a red jumpsuit, but is made to realistically resemble Iron Man. It also comes with hand pieces, shoe covers, shoulder pieces, chest piece, helmet, and glowing parts for the hands and chest.