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Batman's Thrasher suit is a heavy duty exo-suit that he can fit inside in order to bring the pain. Basically, it's almost like Ironman's Hulkbuster suit. The Thrasher suit is made out of meta-aramid fibers and is made to withstand burning heat and freezing cold temperatures. Aside from massive strength and durability, the suit can also shoot electrical shocks and batarangs. Batman used this suit in the Court of Owls storyline to kick some major butt against the villainous Talons and well... they don't bother anyone anymore.

For the most recent 2018 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, I wanted to create a whole Batman cosplay group. I have a few super tall friends and thought a cool idea would be to incorporate the Thrasher suit into the group! We had a base of my Baymax costume that was no longer going to be in use. So, why not improve upon it and add a completely new character to the Bat-crew. So how about we get started and I show you how i built this thing?

Materials

- EVA foam mats

- Thick EVA foam square matts

-Craft foam

-Roll of scratch paper

- Dremel

-Masking tape

-sharpie

-electric sander

-hot glue gun

-hot glue

-super glue

- PVC boards

--pvc pipe

-soldering iron

-Old Shoes

-elastic

- plastic buckles

- mattress foam

-shoe strings

-kwikseal

-modge podge

-silver paint

- red bike lights

-red L Wire

- neck fan

-camel pack

- wood planks

-black see-through fabric

-clear plastic

Step 1: Reference Pictures

Before I ever start ANY costume, I look up a ton of reference photos from various sources and put it in a folder. The more pictures from different angles, the better.

Look up:

1. Actual photos or video of the character from its source (movies, comics, action figure, etc). Is is a short video clip of the suit in action against the Talons

2. Cosplay pictures. You can see what has been done, what you like, what you don't like, how to improve on a design. You can also start getting an idea of different poses you think you'd like to do.

3. I start looking at art work. I usually look up things via google images, deviant art, tumblr, etc. This way, you can see different renditions of a character through a new perspective and once again, start thinking about what you like, don't like, etc.

4. Use your own imagination. Think about what you want, how to make it your own original design, what are some tricks you think you'd like to incorporate.. perhaps you want to try out a new technique with this build, etc

Optional: 5. If you can draw, I sometimes will take all my reference sources and start drawing out my own design.

i have got to say this is a very great costume project i would get a lot of candy ig i wore this costume you are very talented
i meant if instead of ig
LOL. i can only imagine a 7 ft robot stomping around down the neighborhood
graciepickle9 months ago
How does this costume not have ten's of thousand's of views? He's big, he's powerful, he lights up, he's Batman!! Awesome project and instructable, definitely contest worthy. A great challenge for anyone interested in cosplay!
SpicyPandaCreations (author)  graciepickle9 months ago
Haha. I'm just happy that there are people out there that appreciate it. Thanks for the compliments and the support!
Lorddrake10 months ago

just curious, what do you do with all your costumes? do you have a giant warehouse to keep them all in, or do you break them down to use the parts for your next creation?

SpicyPandaCreations (author)  Lorddrake10 months ago

I wish i had a giant warehouse! the deal i make with people is that they need to store their own suits. Most of my suits are able to be boxed away in my parents' attic.