Thor is an ancient deity that was once worshipped by the Vikings and in modern times he is portrayed as a superhero in the Marvel Comic book franchise. Thor Halloween costumes have become popular Halloween items since the first Thor movie was released in 2011. The movie the Avengers hit theaters in the spring of 2012 and it featured Thor with other Marvel based comic book heroes. Halloween costumes have also been based off Thor’s appearance in this film.
Thor Halloween costumes are designed for adult males, young boys and females who are into Norse mythology. There are different types of Thor costumes and many of them reflect how the character was portrayed in Marvel Comics over the years. The most popular type of Thor disguises are based off of the recent Thor appearance in comic books and movies. The Thor Halloween costume has a silver breast plate, blue pants and a crimson red cape. The pants can be worn with boots or a pair of black shoes.
Thor costumes come with accessories such as helmets and his mighty hammer which is known as Mjolnir. The latest Thor costumes have a silver design with two wings rising up on both sides of the head piece. There are deluxe Thor costumes that are molded on the type that is an almost exact replica of the one worn in the movie. The deluxe costume is more expensive and has a more authentic design.
The older Thor costumes portrayed this god of thunder in black and blue costume. The front part of this version of Thor’s costume has body armor that is divided into four sections. Each section has a circular silver plate. The pants are a light blue color and it also comes with a helmet where the wings stick out to the side instead of going straight up into the air. Mjolnir is also a featured accessory with this costume version as well. Some Thor costumes come with muscle padding built into the disguise. This helps the costume wearer to have an imposing appearance once they put on the Thor costume.
Thor Halloween costumes also are designed in all black. This particular version is made out of black material with silver body armor plates an optional red or black cape. This particular costume also comes with the helmet and war hammer and can be worn with black boots.
Females can also dress up like Thor. Thor Halloween costumes for females allow women to imitate their favorite hero in feminine attire. The costume comes with an open helmet that is designed more like a crown with two tiny wings that go straight up into the air. It also has a silver breast plate that covers the front part of the chest. A dark blue dress or skirt is used in place of pants and silver tights help to complete the costume. Females can also wield the war hammer as a part of the costume and it also comes with dark blue gloves. Females are given the option of wearing silver slippers or boots to complete the look. Thor costumes are expected to be a popular Halloween item.