8 Fantastic Superhero Halloween Costumes for Girls

Boys have always had superhero costumes; now it’s the girls turn.

Oct 25, 2019

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All kids want to be superheroes and Halloween is the perfect time for them for them to play that role. Girls have traditionally dressed up as Wonder Woman but today, thanks to the small and big screen, there are more opportunities to introduce girls to other heroes.

So, let your daughters' imaginations – and superpowers—  soar as they chose to be one of the many female superheroes this Halloween. Here is a list of eight but there are many more.

Captain Marvel

Before the Captain Marvel movie was released in 2019, not too many people have heard of Carol Danvers. Danvers (portrayed by Brie Larson) transforms into Captain Marvel when the planet is caught in the middle of a galactic war between to alien civilizations. A Marvel Comics hero, she has the power of photon energy and has superhuman strength and can shoot energy balls out of her hands. How cool is that?

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Black Widow

Natasha Romanova Russian spy – who later defected to the US –  is an agent of the fictional spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. and a member of the superhero team the Avengers. Known as the Black Widow, she debuted in Tales of Suspense in 1964 and was portrayed by Scarlett Johansson in Marvel Comics movies.

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman's official title is Princess Diana of Themyscira, Daughter of Hippolyta and is the creation of DC Comics. Diana first appeared in 1941 and she is a part of the Justice league. Wonder Woman has been the hero of choice for generations of little girls who wanted to feel strong and powerful. She has been in comics, radio, television and the big screen. Wonder Woman was last portrayed by Gal Gadot.

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Supergirl

Supergirl — Kara Zor-El  is a costumed hero who is Superman's cousin and one of the last surviving Kryptonians.  She too was sent in a spaceship, but her job was to protect the infant. She too can leap tall buildings with a single bound etc. First published in DC comics, Supergirl has her own television series which is still running.

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Wasp

The Wasp – Jane van Dyke is a Marvel comics superhero who has very unique superpowers. She can shrink to only a few centimeters tall, has insect wings, and her stings are bioelectric fire balls. Jane is a founding member of the Avengers and was introduced in 1963.

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Dark Phoenix

She was the first X-Woman but she is much more than just a pretty face. Created by Stan Lee, she first appeared in the X-men comic in 1963 but her name was changed from Marvel Girl to Dark Phoenix in the Dark Phoenix Saga. Jean is a member of a subspecies called mutants who are born with superhuman abilities. 

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She-Hulk

This green character appeared in marvel comics beginning in 1980. Jennifer Susan Walters received a blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner after an accident and was transformed into the She-Hulk, but she is a much tamer version than the Hulk. She is portrayed in Marvel Comics as a highly skilled lawyer and has been a member of the Avengers as well as the Fantastic Four, Heroes for Hire, Fantastic Force, the Defenders, and S.H.I.E.L.D

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Batwoman

This DC Comics superhero is a costumed crime fighter just like her Batman counterpart. A popular television series is also supposed to take place in Gotham city three years after billionaire Bruce Wayne (Batman) disappeared and his cousin Kate Kane sets out to protect the city streets in his stead.

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