Tips to Design Best and unique Superhero Costumes

Superhero costumes looking abnormal, but there's something they have going with them: they fit near-perfectly on the wearer. You won't see a costumed vigilante using anything baggy or loose-fitting while fighting crime. Clearly this is because a film's costume developers take an actor's sizes and creates the outfit to those specs, and now it appears that systems is also contributing. In a current interview, actor Frank Grillo, who played Brock Rum low in Captain America: The Winter Soldier accidentally revealed the special process that enters into helping make your own superhero costumes and clothing that superheroes and super villains wear.

While generally confirming his return as Crossbones in the upcoming sequel, Grillo revealed to Entertainment Weekly the unique way he has been doing fittings for his go back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


If Grillo's return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is inevitably confirmed, it sounds like he'll be donning the trademark skull mask and X-stamped uniform in the 2016 runaway success - though his costume will likely be nowhere near as hard to develop as Captain America's costume or black widow costume accessories and jumpsuit. It sounds like this is the conventional treatment that Marvel makes use of now to get the proper size measurements for an actor that will be shocking a beautiful outfit in among their films. It's also an excellent bet that Warner Bros. and additional companies making superhero movies are using this technology or will adopt it at some time to make sure that they too can make completely snug superhero costumes.


I'm strange for how long this innovation has been in use. Certainly pcs play a big role in modern motion picture creations, but scanning a person's body to get their exact measurements sounds specifically futuristic. It certainly sounds a lot faster that having a developer taking the dimensions of an actor with measuring tape, although since computer systems aren't ideal, it wouldn't hurt the designers to confirm the numbers the old school way. Also, the actors still have to make sure that their weight doesn't change, otherwise the whole process is gratuitous.

What's next for the world of superhero costume layout? Will we even need humans to create costumes in the future? In the past few years 3D printing sure has come a long way. Once an actor is scanned, their measurements are enrolled by the computer, and supplied with a style within minutes you can get a brand new costume fitting the specs you need. If superhero clothing today look fantastic, just think of what they'll look like in 300 years ... assuming our descendants still appreciate superhero movies.