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25 Best Batman Costumes & Batman Character Costumes

25 Best Batman Costumes & Batman Character Costumes

Finding the best Batman costumes among the hundreds for sale is not a task to be taken lightly.  Between the dozens of costume variations and mind-boggling price ranges, the choices can feel overwhelming.  Luckily, you’re not alone.  Batman is consistently one of the most sought out costume options every year. The Dark Knight.  The billionaire.  The orphan.  Batman has a mythos around him larger than some Greek Gods, and the fact he lacks any superpowers makes him all the more appealing. With the steady stream of new movies, video games, and comics pumping out, his popularity shows no signs of waning.  The costume choices for Batman are enormous. Batman costume world record Whether you’re looking to cosplay at Comicon, stand out at the next Halloween party, or just don’t feel like wearing khakis today, here are our top 25 picks for the best Batman costumes and costumes of other batman characters.

Bonus – Batman T-Shirt with Cape and Mask – $17.50

For when you want to be Batman, but not that much.  From established costume maker Rubie’s, the costume includes a graphic tee, cape, and mask.  Sweet and simple without breaking the bank.
Rubie's DC Comics Batman T-Shirt With Cape And Mask
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Bonus – Batman 2nd Skin Zentai Costume

The first full-body option on our list is this one-piece zentai Batman costume.  Designed to fit like a second skin, it includes a full face mask and cape.  The mask can be pulled down like a hood and the entire costume can be rolled up and thrown in a bag.  The material is thin enough to breathe through and even… drink through.
Rubie's Men's DC Comics 2nd Skin, Large, Batman
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25. Batman the Brave and the Bold Costume

Based on the “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” cartoon series, this costume is the most colorful on our list.  Enjoy the lighter side of Gotham with the included belt, mask, and cape. Another classic Batman costume with no frills.
Rubie's Men's Brave and The Bold Adult Batman Costume
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24. Batman Arkham City Muscle Chest Costume

Based on the Batsuit from the Arkham City video game, this costume is one of the few licensed suits from the Arkham game franchise.  Crawl through those ventilation shafts with the greatest of the ease with the jumpsuit, 3D molded belt, cape, and mask.
Rubie's Men's Arkham City Deluxe Muscle Chest Batman Costume
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23. Classic 1966 TV Show Adam West Batman Costume

Pow!  Bring back the glory days with the 1966 TV show Batsuit made famous by Adam West. This 100% polyester marvel includes the suit, briefs, belt, headpiece with cowl, satin cape, gloves, and boot tops.
Rubie's Costume Grand Heritage Classic TV Batman Circa 1966 Costume
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22. BLACKEST NIGHT Zombie Batman Costume

You’ll be sure to stand out from the hoards of living Batmen with the zombie Batman costume based on the Blackest Night crossover.  This costume features a zombified cowl and muscled/hollowed chest piece.
Blackest Night Adult Deluxe Zombie Batman Costume
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21. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Grand Heritage Costume

Based on the suit from Batman v. Superman, this costume is from Rubie’s Grand Heritage line, which features superior construction, richer colors, and better fabrics than more mainstream costumes.  Includes textured jumpsuit with removable cape, embossed logo, molded gauntlets, 3D boot tops, belt, and full vinyl mask.
Rubie's Men's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Grand Heritage Batman Costume
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20. SUPREME EDITION Armored Batman vs. Superman Dawn of Justice

Based on the scene where Batman takes on the man of steel, this costume includes a jumpsuit with molded body armor, molded gauntlets, molded boot tops, helmet, belt, cape, bandolier, and gloves.  You’re sure to impress, but at this price be prepared to be Batman every Halloween for the rest of your life.
Rubie's Men's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Supreme Edition Armored Batman
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19. Handmade Custom Fully-Body Dark Knight Suit

Craftsmen have made a name for themselves by creating replicas of creatures and costumes from films and video games.  Their handmade Batsuit based on Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight franchise is the highest quality available and a perfect duplicate. Made using only premium urethanes and silicones, the Dark Knight costume includes a powder-coated carbon fiber imprint bodysuit with attached armor, gauntlets, cowl, belt, boots, and a scalloped cape.  Customized for each customer’s measurements, the costume is so good it has been used in multiple Batman short films.

18. Handmade Full Body Armor Batman vs. Superman Batsuit

When the supreme edition armored batman costume just doesn’t cut it for you, there’s the screen-accurate made-to-measure version from buyfullbodyarmors.com. Made from polyurethane plastic and an aluminum framework, the armored Batsuit uses automotive grade paint and primer to give the plating that battle-ready look.  The detailed segments go on in pieces and take two people 30 mins to fully assemble.

17. LEGO Batman Movie Adult Costume

2017’s LEGO Batman movie was a surprise blockbuster and a terrific spoof on the character.  It wasn’t just kids filling those seats either.  This man-size costume comes with a boxy tunic, cape, mask, and a pair of little LEGO hands.
Disguise Batman Lego Movie Prestige Costume, Black, Small (4-6)
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16. Dark Knight Rises Grand Heritage Deluxe Batman Costume

Rubie’s costume company has been around for 65 years, and their grand heritage line uses higher quality materials and sturdier construction than a standard costume.  This costume is based on the suit worn by Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.  The black bodysuit features detailed molded pieces plus a cape, gloves, belt, boot tops, and mask.
Batman The Dark Knight Rises Grand Heritage Deluxe Batman Costume
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Other Batman Character Costumes To Consider…

It’s no secret that we’re fans of Batman here, but Batman and related characters have become some of the top costume choices worldwide for both kids and adults.  Between comic-cons, costume parties, and Halloween, you’re never far from a good reason to put on a cape and cowl but you can’t forget some of the other characters. Finding the best Batman character costumes among the hundreds for sale is no easy task.   The choices can quickly become overwhelming, which is why we’ve put together this ultimate guide to the best costumes not only for Batman but his friends and foes as well. The Batman Villains are some of the best known in all of the Superhero worlds. Costume quick-links:

Best Catwoman Costumes

Catwoman and Batman’s relationship is… complicated to say the least. Between her on-again-off-again life of crime and their recent attempt at marriage, the two have a rich history.  We’ve picked a few options for playing the leading lady in Batman’s life.

15. Classic Purple Catwoman Bodysuit Costume

Catwoman’s color scheme has changed a few times over the years, going from green to purple to black and occasionally back to purple.  This costume is a simple one-piece bodysuit with attached gloves and a hooded mask.
Rubie's Costume Women's Dc Comics Superhero Style Catwoman Bodysuit
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14. Dark Knight Rises Catwoman Costume

This costume is based on the spy-inspired suit worn by Anne Hathaway in 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises.  It includes the jumpsuit, belt, gloves, eye mask, and headpiece.
Secret Wishes Costume Dark Knight Rubie's Rises Co Adult Women's Catwoman
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13. Grand Heritage 1960s TV Catwoman Costume

Made famous by Julie Newmar and Earth Kitt, this costume represents Catwoman in all her 1966 glory.  It includes the suit, mask, ears, and gloves with attached gold claws.  There’s also an included gold necklace and belt to complete the jewel-thief ensemble.  Whip sold separately.
Rubie's Costume Grand Heritage Catwoman Classic TV Batman Circa 1966 Costume
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Best Robin Costumes

The faithful sidekick.  The Boy-Wonder.  Batman’s oldest partner in crime-fighting has been around since 1940, and while the name behind the mask might’ve changed a few times, the title has remained.  Robin’s look has changed drastically over the years, but we’ve selected a range of costumes for Robin fans.

12. Teen Titans Muscle Chest Robin Costume

Teen Titans go has built quite the cult following across all ages.  Robin is portrayed as a little insecure and whiney, which of course makes him all the more likable.  This costume draws on the clean lines and primary colors from the cartoon and includes a muscle chest jumpsuit, cape, eye mask, and belt.  White face-paint under the mask could also work wonders.
DC Comics Deluxe Muscle Chest Robin Adult Costume
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11. Arkham City Robin Costume

The Arkham games showed us a new side of the boy-wonder.  All camp and childishness were gone and we were shown what Batman’s most dedicated student would really look like.  A hardened, spin-kicking, baton thrashing badass.  This costume includes a full-body jumpsuit, hooded cape and eye mask.
Rubie's Men's Batman: Arkham City Adult Robin Costume
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10. Grand Heritage 1960s TV Series Robin Costume

Holy short-shorts Batman!  You can’t mention Robin without mentioning his awkward years in the 60s.  This entry in Rubie’s grand heritage line features higher quality stitching and materials than other costumes.  Robin’s most leg-tastic suit includes the top, cape, briefs, tights, eye mask, gloves, belt, and shoe covers.
Rubie's Costume Grand Heritage Robin Classic TV Batman Circa 1966 Costume
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Best Joker Costumes

The Joker stands as an example of not only one of the best Batman villains but one of the most captivating nemeses in literature.  The clown prince of crime is Batman’s greatest foe, and Hollywood shows no signs of that changing.  Joker is an iconic character and a great costume choice for ha-ha-halloween.  After all, who doesn’t like wearing a new face?

9. Suicide Squad Joker Costume Set

Jared Leto’s Joker in the 2016 Suicide Squad was unlike anything we had seen before.  Gone was the faded pinstripe suit from the 1950s – this was a true street gangster, a psycho mob-boss with a purple Lamborghini.  The best way to replicate the costume from the movie is in separate pieces.  We’ve linked to everything you need to complete the look below: Start with some white body paint, then apply this set of temporary tattoos
The Joker Temporary Tattoos from Suicide Squad
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The chrome Grillz are key and this set is well-reviewed.
Suicide Squad Joker Jared Leto Silver Mouth Teeth Grillz Set w at-Home Mold Kit
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Green hair dye slicked back and a long purple coat complete the costume.  If you’re feeling really dedicated, you can always shave your eyebrows…
H&ZY Men's Steampunk Vintage Tailcoat Jacket Gothic Victorian Frock Coat
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8. Grand Heritage Dark Knight Joker Costume

Heath Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight is considered by many as one of the best film performances ever.  The question “Why so Serious?” made a deep impact in pop culture and the character gained a gravitas that hadn’t been there before. This costume, another from Rubie’s Grand Heritage line, carries a high price but is the most realistic available.  It includes the layered jacket, shirt, pants, vest, and tie as well as the gloves, wig, and makeup kit.
Rubie's Inc Dark Knight The Joker Grand Heritage Costume
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7. Creature Reacher Deluxe Joker Costume

Well, that’s just plain terrifying.  This “creature reacher” costume includes arm extensions that add an extra foot to each hand.  Combined with the oversized head you’re sure to “grab” attention.  Yikes.
DC Comics Batman The Joker Creature Reacher Deluxe Oversized Mask and Costume
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Best Harley Quinn Costumes

Harleen Quinzel was a dedicated psychiatrist until she met a certain twisted clown.  It was a match made in hell and the two have been plaguing the streets of Gotham since 1992. Harley Quinn has grown into a huge icon since the debut of Suicide Squad, becoming one of the most popular costume choices for women.  We’ve gathered some of the best picks for those who want to step into the shoes of Daddy’s Lil’ Monster.

6. Batman Animated Series Harley Quinn Costume

Harley Quinn was originally introduced in the 1990s Batman: The Animated Series with a classic kind of court jester look.  This costume is a great homage to that and includes a jumpsuit with attached boot tops, collar, eye mask, and headpiece.
Rubie's Women's DC Heroes and Villains Collection Harley Quinn Costume
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5. Suicide Squad Deluxe Harley Quinn Costume

Margot Robbie’s portrayal of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad really launched the character into the stratosphere.  What was a b-list character in the Batman universe now has her own spin-off movie planned for 2020.  This costume includes the jacket with attached top, fishnets, and shorts.  An inflatable baseball bat is available separately.
Rubie's Women's Suicide Squad Deluxe Harley Quinn Costume
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Best Batgirl Costumes

Commissioner Gordon’s daughter has a little secret.  It turns out there’s more than one caped crusader in town.  Batgirl was originally introduced in the 1960s as a love interest for Robin, but the character has evolved over the decades with a rich history of her own.  Not to be confused with Batwoman, Batgirl has Batman’s training with the street smarts of a cop’s daughter.

4. Deluxe Batgirl Costume

With over 500 five-star reviews, this Batgirl costume is a clear favorite.  The set features a black mini-dress with attached cape, eye mask, yellow vinyl belt, boot tops, and pointy armbands.
DC Comics Deluxe Batgirl Adult Costume
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3. Grand Heritage Classic 1966 Batgirl Costume

While the other Batman characters from the 1960s TV show looked pretty campy, Batgirl’s outfit has held up well over the years.  This piece includes a purple jumpsuit, headpiece with an attached red wig, belt, gloves, and cape.
Rubie's Costume Grand Heritage Batgirl Classic TV Batman Circa 1966 Costume
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Other Batman Villains

Batman’s rogues gallery is extensive and there are tons of great villains to draw costume inspiration from.  We’ve highlighted some of the best below.

2. Poison Ivy

The queen of the plants has proved a worthy foe for Batman many times, and often teams up with the other “Gotham Sirens”.  This set includes a dress with an attached skirt, mask, detachable train with waist tie, printed leggings, boot covers, glovelettes, and faux leaves.
California Costumes Women's Lethal Beauty Costume
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1. The Riddler

Riddle me this Batman!  A maniacal genius with a flair for puzzles is just about the perfect comic book villain.  The Riddler has been trying to one-up the Bat for decades, but has yet to outsmart the world’s greatest detective.  This officially licensed costume comes with a green bowler, eye mask, jacket with attached shirt and tie.
Rubie's Costume Men's Dc Super Villains Adult Riddler
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Conclusion of the 25 Best Batman Costumes & Batman Character Costumes

The amazing thing about the world of Batman is that there are many more costumes and bad guys not on this life.
  • Scarecrow
  • Bane
  • Two-Face
  • Penguin
  • Batman Beyond
  • 1989 Batman
There is so much creativity that has gone into creating Gotham CIty and because of it, there is a tonne of awesome Batman costumes to choose from. Just know that these are just the tip of the iceberg.