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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: ABSOLUTE HORROR!

Hagrid and Annoying Orange Halloween Masks

Halloween is here at last, and at ComicsAlliance, that means we're gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’ve spent every day in October taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, I'm diving into store-bought masks and their tendency to lean towards ABSOLUTE HORROR.

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The Best (and Nerdiest) Costumes From the 2013 Silver Snail Halloween Party

Bob's Burgers

Toronto's Silver Snail comic store held its annual Halloween costume party last Saturday, and the city's proud and nerdy were out in force with brilliant, weird and original outfits.

Photographer Paul Hillier captured some of the best costumes of the night -- including several X-Men, a Lannister, a Stark, some exceptional gender reversals and a sinister Pinhead. Click on,  true believer.

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The Comics Alliance Reader Halloween Costume Spooktacular 2013

CA Reader Halloween Costumes

Today is Halloween, and as is our tradition here at ComicsAlliance, we have set out the bowl of candy, lit the Jack O'Lantern and invited our readers to send us pictures of their Halloween costumes for the express purpose of making fun of them. Seriously, we made that as clear as we possibly could, and still, a pretty solid number of our readers decided to take us up on the offer. Now, it's up to me to ruthlessly mock lovingly tease them for what is, to be quite honest, a pretty impressive display of creativity.

Seriously, this year's costumes are both incredibly fun and very impressive, but I'm not one to break a promise to make fun of something. So join us as we head out for our annual round of Trick-or-Treating with 15 Costumes from ComicsAlliance Readers!

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: The Obscurities

Green Hornet and Spirit Halloween costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we're having a look at a few of the more obscure selections, because tomorrow's Halloween and everyone's going to be sold out of Batman costumes by now.

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: Robin, Part Two

Robin Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we’re taking a look at Batman’s sidekick as we rifle through the bizarrely popular line of Robin costumes -- and this time, it's for the ladies.

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: Robin, Part One

Robin Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we're taking a look at Batman's sidekick as we rifle through the bizarrely popular line of Robin costumes! Seriously, I think there are actually more variations on this one than there are of Batman himself.

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: Star Wars, Part One

Star Wars Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we're taking our first look at costumes based on Star Wars! Surprising no one, there's enough goofy nonsense here for days and days.

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: Scooby-Doo!

Scooby-Doo Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we're dodging g-g-g-g-ghosts! to look at costumes based on Scooby-Doo!

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: The Avengers

Avengers Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for a night of costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, it's the stars of last year's biggest movie in the history of everything, The Avengers!

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The Comics Alliance Halloween Costume Countdown: Generic Superheroines

Generic Superheroine Halloween Costumes

October is finally upon is, and here at ComicsAlliance, and one of the best parts of the month is gearing up for Halloween with costumes! It’s the one time of year when even people like me who could never cut it in our Best Cosplay Ever feature can drop by the local department store and walk out with the ability to dress up as our favorite characters.

But is that really a good thing? I have my doubts, which is why I’m spending every day taking on the store-bought costumes inspired by our favorite things. Today, we're heading into the discount aisle and trying not to violate copyrights with Generic Superheroines!

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