Wonder Woman Is Not Your Only Superhero Option For Halloween

Let's play a game. Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a superhero outfit.

Are you wearing a red, white, and blue bodysuit with a gold headband-cum-tiara?

No worries if you said yes — Wonder Woman is absolutely a worthy Halloween costume. But she's far from the only superheroine who should make your list of All Hallow's Eve contenders. We've dug a little deeper than the usual suspects (though your go-to gals are certainly on the list, too). From Supergirl and She-Hulk to Black Widow and Wasp, there are plenty of badass chicks to for you to channel this year.

You're a wonder woman every day, after all. Take advantage of the one night out of the year you get to masquerade as someone else.

Scarlet Witch

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Elizabeth Olsen plays the Scarlet Witch, a mutant with perhaps the most fascinatingly vague set of superpowers. She's able to alter reality. Imagine, though, how difficult it must be for her to remain objective!

We've all felt like She-Hulk every now and then, so this green-hued costume is feasible to pull off. All you need to do is paint your body green and wear long, lustrous black hair. For background, She-Hulk was formed when her cousin, the actual Hulk, gave her a dose of his own radioactive blood. Now she can switch into the Sensational She-Hulk whenever she pleases.
Buffy Summers

Buffy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer totally counts as a superhero, especially since the comic continued long after the TV series did.

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Michelle Obama

Easy one: Put on an awesome dress. When they go low, you go high.
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Harley Quinn

Pigtails? Check. Temporary hair-dye? Check. A slightly insane temperament? Checkmate — that's all you need to channel this Suicide Squad member for the evening. (Also a thought: No need to go wandering around in underwear, suspenders and baby-doll tee if you're not feeling it. It's about about the 'tude with this costume anyway.)
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The Scarlet Witch

No, you probably won't be able to hex anyone just by slipping into a red bodysuit. But a gal's gotta try to find out, right?
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The Bowler

Have you seen Mystery Men? If you haven't, we suggest you treat yourself because it's a truly hilarious spoof on superhero movies. But it also comes complete with this excellent costume idea: Put some streaks in your hair, and then challenge yourself to find a bowling ball with a skull inside it. Bonus: It'll make for delightfully weird decor the other 364 days of the year.
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A flaming red wig, a black mask and bodysuit and you'll be ready to come when Gotham calls.
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Hillary Clinton

Not all superheroes wear capes. Some, in fact, wear pantsuits.
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Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy

Get yourself some rad leather, green body paint, and temporary purple hair dye and you'll be golden. Bonus points if you manage to get Chris Pratt to be your Halloween party date.
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Storm from X-Men

Halle Berry played this part with a short silver cropped 'do. But we'd recommend snagging a long white wig and a cape and then standing in front of a fan all night. Costume mission: accomplished.
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You won't like her when she's angry. A little green makeup (well, maybe a lot) and an artfully ripped outfit can go a long way.
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Black Widow, a.k.a. Natasha Romanova, from The Avengers

If it's good enough for ScarJo, it's good enough for us.
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If you're not feeling the full-on costume, just pick up a Superman logo tee and wear it under your normal clothes. If anyone asks, you're in disguise.
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Wasp, a.k.a. Janet van Dyne, from The Avengers

You know that pair of fairy wings you've had hanging around since that time you dressed as Tinker Bell in college? Add a black bodysuit and a Beehive hairdo and you're in business.
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Elastigirl, a.k.a. Helen Parr, from The Incredibles

Behind every great man is a great woman. But behind every great superhero is often an even more badass superheroine.
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In case your Halloween party involves getting into a pool at any point.
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Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Monica Rambeau / Photon / Pulsar / Spectrum

Warning: If you go as this character, you can't respond to anything other than "Captain Marvel" all evening.
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Invisible Woman, a.k.a. Susan "Sue" Storm-Richards

This is the costume to pick if you don't actually want to go out on Halloween. If anyone asks where you were, just tell them that they couldn't see you because you were invisible to the naked eye.
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Negasonic Teenage Warhead

While this character's powers might be a little open to interpretation, she was still one of our favorite parts of Deadpool. Just pop on a leather jacket and pull your hair back — or maybe use Halloween as your reason to finally take the buzz plunge?

But really, the appeal of dressing up as Negasonic Teenage Warhead is, well, telling everyone who asks that you're dressed up as Negasonic Teenage Warhead.
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