We here at Superheroes Central have had a look around for some of the best authentic and realistic Batman costumes for men and after lots of research and reading reviews we’ve found a few the of the best ensembles based on positive comments related to appearance and or interaction in dealing with the vendor. So hopefully one of these awesome batsuits will be the one for you.
Batman is one the most iconic and recognisable superheroes ever, with a huge legion of fans who worship his every move and sing his praises. But what is about this dark, unwavering and uncompromising hero that fascinates people. No doubt his costume plays a huge part in his popularity(it rocks) but also it’s the fact that he is a hero with no super powers who has risen to the ranks of the most powerful of all heroes in the DC universe, and it allows us all a glimmer of hope that we could be the Batman under the right circumstance(such as horrific childhood trauma and being the sole heir to a vast fortune).
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- 1 Batman Costume Ideas For The Adults
- 2 10 Best Batsuits
- 3 Who Is The Real Batman
Batman Costume Ideas For The Adults
Batman was created for DC comics in the 1939 and as you’d expect there have been many changes made to the caped crusaders look over the decades and so we have some great Batman costume ideas for the adults. Below we have selected some of the best authentic and realistic costumes based on the various Dark Knights appearances from film,television and even the comics. So whether you’re a fan of Adam West’s fun and camp Batman from the 1960’s or prefer the acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy starring Christian Bale or loved watching Batman sticking it to Superman in the new DC film franchise we have probably found something you’ll love.
Best Batman Cosplay Costume For Adults
There is a difference between the casual batfan and serious batfan and for those guys we found what has to be the best Batman cosplay costume for adults. Based on the suit worn by Ben Affleck in the film Batman vs. Superman, it has serious wow factor. In the movie this is the suit Batman creates to fight Superman (who is basically an alien demigod), it is a powered exoskeleton layered with armoured plates and armed with an array of kryptonite based weaponry(Superman’s only weakness). Thanks to this suit and a cunningly devised strategy Batman was able to prevail against the man of steel (which is pretty damn impressive). So the costume is comprised of a jumpsuit with molded body armor, molded gauntlets, molded boot tops, helmet, belt, cape, bandolier, and gloves, and when worn transforms you into Batman. Literally. As you can from the images there is no doubt that the costume is both authentic and realistic, and the reviews mostly reflect that with a very high costumer satisfaction. The only drawback and the one negative review mentions this, is that that the costume is prohibitive. But if cost is not an issue and you just want to look like the real deal than this is definitively the best Batman cosplay costume for sale that we could find.
Authentic 1966 Batman Costume
So if fun is what you are after when you go to your next costume party choose this authentic 1966 Batman costume for men. So many Batman fans from a time before there was a heap of movies got their first glimpse of the masked crime fighter in Adam West’s cult classic of the same name. In 1966 Batman was a television sensation and our hero was a suave, pun eliciting crime fighter who never too busy to dispense morality tales and object lessons whenever the situation demanded it. Fighting alongside our straight laced hero was his ever faithful pun popping sidekick Robin played by the youthful and excitable Burt Ward as well the ever fresh Batgirl played by the beautiful Yvonne Craig. Together they took on some of Gotham city’s villains like the Joker and Catwoman. Who didn’t love Adam West’s smooth talking, jive dancing, surfboard riding, hipster crime fighter. Whatever versions of Batman the movies give us they will never give us another Caped Crusader who is as much fun as the one from televisions sixties. This outfit truly represents a timeless look and inspires fond memories who everyone who sees it, this costumes is the best choice that will bring many smiles and laughs from your friends. It is made from 100% polyester and consists of a one piece grey jump suit, with blue briefs that slip over the jumpsuit, also it comes with blue cape, cowl and gloves and a yellow utility bely made from foam. While most of the recent reviews have been positive there have concerns about quality and design. Firstly nearly everyone agrees that the one piece jumpsuit is of a high standard, and the cape is great, their have been complaints about the bagginess of the briefs, and fitting and quality of the gloves and cowl, and even a few have complained about the colouration of the costume they received stating that the blue used was closer to comic book blue rather than a 60′ television Batman blue although these people seem to be only a few. Also it should be noted that the utility belt that comes with this is a foam prop and has no functionality whatsoever, so you’ll have get someone else to hold your stuff. Some people mentioned that they replaced the parts they were unhappy with, noticeably the cowl and gloves with better quality replacements purchased online. So I hesitate to include this retro caped crusader costume on this list but do so with some trepidation and reservation, because there are far more positive reviews than negative reviews and this retro costume is such an iconic suit and a genuine crowd pleaser wherever it goes.
- Great Body Suit
- Perfect For Serious Cosplay Aswell As Just Having Fun
- People Love The Retro Batman Costume
- Some colour,quality and shipping issues with cowl, gloves and utility belt
Real Dark Knight Costume For Sale
This real looking Dark Knight costume for sale is based of the Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy starring Christian Bale, a series of movies that were very well received by critics and fans alike and as you can tell it is very elaborate. Made from polyester, latex, satin and spandex this Dark Knight costume is truly epic it is about as close as you can get to movie quality batsuit without paying some serious money. Even though nearly everyone who bought this outfit agrees that it is fantastic, there were some issues raised about the oversized mask and that you should order a better quality mask when ordering the costume, people also had the same complaint about the boot tops, but this just a cosmetic complaint with people suggesting that you buy authentic Batman boots when ordering the costume to make it look even better. This is the best batsuit for serious adult Batman fans and looks real, but it should be noted that the costume can get very hot for the wearer very quickly, which is fine in cooler climates but is something to consider if you live in a warm climate, although one enterprising buyer suggested buying an ice vest from Amazon which is made for theme park employees keeping them cool. It really is a realistic Dark Knight costume for the serious batfan.
- Great Modern Styling
- Incredible Amount Of Detailing
- Looks Very Realistic
- Premium Price
- Numerous Complaints About The Quality Of the Mask
- And Some Size Issues
Realistic Batman Dark Knight Costume
This realistic Batman Dark Knight costume for men is again based of the Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. Very similar to the previous costume, this one isn’t as impressive looking but does have two advantages, one of being a little more affordable and secondly it’s not as complicated outfit to wear while still being a fantastic costume. It is made from a combination of polyester, latex and satin and it is a spandex jumpsuit with moulded chest piece, headpiece, cape, belt, gloves, and boot tops. While most customers loved the outfit and were very pleased with the quality of most of it, again there were a few parts of it that were exceptions, without doubt nearly every review mentions that the mask is hugely oversized and to be almost unwearable due to it’s ridiculous appearance when put on, and nearly all recommended buying a separate better quality Dark Knight mask at the same as ordering this costume and save yourself the waiting time of doing it later. The second part of the costume that was unpopular with those who purchased it was the boot tops with most people complaining that didn’t look as great as the did in the image supplied, but this was a less critical complaint and most people suggested buying authentic Batman boots if you wanted to make the costume look even better. Another thing that was mentioned is that costume itself is quite stretchy and that some adults ordered it a size too small to improve it’s appearance when worn.
- Great Modern Styling
- Good Level Of Detail
- Size And Design Issues With Mask
Classic Batman Costume
This is the best Batman comic book costume that we could find and is very recognizable for those adults who are old enough to remember Super Friends cartoons on Saturday mornings from the seventies and eighties or read comics from the same period, it’s just such a classic look. It is great for those us not in the best shape because the designers of this great outfit were thoughtful enough to include the muscles for us. Fully made from polyester it contains a muscle chest jumpsuit, belt, headpiece with cape with attached boot tops, it is a great choice for those who remember Batman fondly from those earlier days. This outfit is positively received by those who have purchased it with most people stating that it good value for money, but there was one overwhelming complaint and that was the costume was tight fitting for whatever size was ordered, with most men recommending that you purchase the costume a size larger than you normally would to ensure a better fit. A great choice for classic fans.
- Classic Comic Book Styling
- Muscular Appearance
- Sizes Run Small
Justice League Batman Costume For Sale
With DC really starting to forge ahead with it’s own Justice League movie franchise, a big part of that was Superman vs Batman:Dawn Of Justice, with Ben Affleck starring as the new Batman and sporting a brand new look so we have to include the new Justice league Batman costume for sale here. The batsuit we see in Dawn Of Justice is very different from the suits we’ve being seeing on the big screen for the last 30 years, instead of dark moulded muscle and latex that we are used too, we now have a more traditional looking coloured cloth suit similar to what you might see in the comics. The cloth used on the Batsuit in the movie is a bullet/stab resistant blending of Kevlar and titanium, very cool. This costume is made from polyester with the foam inserts being Polyurethane, it’s a printed jumpsuit with a padded muscle look, attached cape, boot tops, armoured gauntlets and a mask. Generally men who bought this costume were very impressed and thought it looked great for the price and considered it good value. But again people complained that the mask was of a low quality and in almost all reviews it was described as too small, people highly recommended buying another better quality mask at the same time as ordering this outfit. I’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot of this Justice League Batman costume in the future.
- Great Value For Money
- Great Modern Styling
- Muscular Appearance
- Size And Quality Issues With The Mask
Cheap Batman T-Shirt Costume
This cheap Batman T-Shirt costume is a simple and easy costume idea perfect for having a laugh with friends of your kids. A synthetic shirt that has a lick and modern design print based on Batman Arkham Knights setting. It also comes with an eyemask and removable cape. Very well received by customers with plenty of positive reviews. One of the best Batman costumes because it cheap, easy and a lot of fun.
10 Best Batsuits
Batman has been around for nearly 80 years and he’s had a heap of different looks, so whether you know him as the Batman, the Caped Crusader or the Dark Knight he’s always looked awesome. Have a look a look for yourself in a great video showcasing 10 of the best authentic and realistic Batman suits from both the small screen and the big one, aswell as comics and video games, some of them are amazing.
Who Is The Real Batman
Just who is the real Batman? Well it’s hard to believe that he has been around since 1939, and even harder to believe that he is still one of the coolest looking superheroes out there and a founding member of the Justice League of America along with Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, The Flash, Aquaman and Superman. Originally created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger he has endured many for nearly 80 years. Simply put Bruce Wayne is Batman.
Bruce was the son of Billionaire industrialist Thomas Wayne and his wife Martha, and when he was a child his parents were brutally murdered before his eyes. This shocking event had a massive impact on the young boy. From that point on Bruce devoted his life to fighting crime by perfecting his body and learning nearly all the different martial arts and fighting styles, which combined with a near genius level intellect made him a potent force to be reckoned with. Although Bruce has no superhuman abilities he is the heir to a vast fortune, which gave him the resources to purchase or design the vast array of high-tech gadgets, equipment and vehicles he uses to fight crime. Of course being rich also helps because he doesn’t need a real job and he is then free to fight crime full time.
Batman is a true fan favourite and over the years his batsuit has had many incarnations, from the comic book look, the classic retro look from the cult 60’s television show to one the many variations of his motion picture outings. If you wanted to know how the caped crusader started so you can impress all your friends at your costume party with some trivia go to Batman’s origin story or perhaps you need to know what Batman’s powers and abilities are? Be warned it’s kind of stating the obvious.