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100 Nerdy Costume Creations

The Perfect Inspiration for a Nerdy Halloween Costume

— September 17, 2012 — Life-Stages
Should hallows ever have you searching for appropriate attire, these nerdy Halloween costume ideas will appeal to your fanatic side.

Whether you are into wizards, gamers, superheroes or anime characters, this compilation of costumes will provide inspiration to stand out this Halloween. Going beyond the conventional, this genre has invaded attire for absolutely everyone: adults, children and even pets.

The most inspiration for Halloween comes from the exemplary attire of Comic-Con International convention. Patrons of this event spare no expense in creating outfits that are a bold statement of their fandom. Star Wars drones, Female Superheroes and Hogwarts students all have their moment with these nerdy Halloween costume ideas. Utilize these interesting creations to make this spooky night one to remember, and to declare your partiality to nerdy attire.
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Ghoulish Gamer Acessories
Ghoulish Gamer Acessories
The Ghostbusters Wii Mod Makes for Ecto-Filled Fun
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Galactic Nerdy Totes
Galactic Nerdy Totes
The 'Star Wars Chewbacca Messenger Bag' Channels Your Inner Geek
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Workplace Superhero Costumes
Workplace Superhero Costumes
The Wang Kang Iron Man Suit is a Hit at the Office
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Sci-Fi Canine Cosplays
Sci-Fi Canine Cosplays
Katie Mello Designs an AT-AT Costume for Dogs with a Geeky Personality
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Wizardry-Inspired Robes
Wizardry-Inspired Robes
The Harry Potter Snuggie Will Have You Dressed Like Ron Weasley
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Superhero Costume Bags
Superhero Costume Bags
The Hooded Batman Backpack is Both Nerdy and Protective
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DIY Shutterbug Disguises
DIY Shutterbug Disguises
The Tyler Card Nikon Camera Costume is a Fully Functioning Getup
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Knitted Monster Costumes
Knitted Monster Costumes
The Crocheted Cyclops by Veronica Knight is Whimsical and Clever
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Robotic Feline Headwear
Robotic Feline Headwear
The Necomimi Brainwave Cats Ears are Strange
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Real-Life Superhero Saves
Real-Life Superhero Saves
Spiderman Rescues Autistic Bangkok Schoolboy
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'Iron Man' Racing Attire
'Iron Man' Racing Attire
The Tony Stark Racing Jacket is Perfect for Superhero Wannabes
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Outlandish Costumetography
Outlandish Costumetography
‘All the World's a Stage' in V64 Spring 2010
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Epic Villainous Hybrids
Epic Villainous Hybrids
Skevader Mashes Two Iconic Bad Boys for a Good Cause
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Hyperreal Caped Crusaders
Hyperreal Caped Crusaders
Hot Toys Releases a Life-Like Batman Figurine
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False Face Covers
False Face Covers
The Casey Anthony Latex Mask is Eerily Accurate
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Plush Toy Mosh Pits
Plush Toy Mosh Pits
‘San Diego’ Video by Elos Arma Pushes New Music
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Pokemon-Inspired Kitchen Apparel
Pokemon-Inspired Kitchen Apparel
The Pikachu Apron by Darling Army is a Playful Cooking Garment
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Fan-Made Comic Costumes
Fan-Made Comic Costumes
The Amazing DIY Iron Man Mark V Briefcase Suit is Brought to Life
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Undead Superhero Costumes
Undead Superhero Costumes
The Zombie Iron Man Steals the Show at the Paris Zombie Walk
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Feminine Insectified Couture
Feminine Insectified Couture
Jacob Birge 'Symmetric Strategy' Inspires Insect Fashion
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Star Wars-Inspired Housecoats
Star Wars-Inspired Housecoats
The Storm Trooper Bathrobe Will Keep You Cozy
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Coin-Operated Costumes
Coin-Operated Costumes
The Playable Pac-Man Costume is Sure to be a Hit This Halloween
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Sci-Fi-Inspired DIY
Sci-Fi-Inspired DIY
Life-Sized Aliens Power Loader Costume is Frighteningly Realistic
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Transformative Sci-Fi Apparel
Transformative Sci-Fi Apparel
Morph Into Darth Vader with the Star Wars Costume Hoodies
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Human Stick Men
Human Stick Men
The Glowman Costume Accentuates Your Movements
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Cuddly Turtle Knapsacks
Cuddly Turtle Knapsacks
The Koopa Shell Backpack Will Transform You into an Animal
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Sci-Fi Video Game Remixes
Sci-Fi Video Game Remixes
These Jack Jasra Star Wars Assassin's Creed Mash-Ups Kick Butt
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Cereal Box Transformers
Cereal Box Transformers
Transform Yourself with the DIY Optimus Prime Costume
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Girly Superhero Baby Garments
Girly Superhero Baby Garments
The Wonder Woman Onesie Will Steal All the Attention
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Smartphone Halloween Costumes
Smartphone Halloween Costumes
Will Android or iPhone Costumes be More Popular?
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Glam Superhero Manicures
Glam Superhero Manicures
These Wonderwoman DIY Nails Are Just in Time For the Fourth Of July
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Superhero T-Shirt Sets
Superhero T-Shirt Sets
The Spider-Man and Wolverine Costumes are for Everyday Wear
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Character Apparel Depictions
Character Apparel Depictions
These 'Outfits Made Famous by the Movies' by Candice Milon are Superb
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Tasteful Trekkie Frocks
Tasteful Trekkie Frocks
Bring Out Your Feminine Geeky Style with the Star Trek TriCut Dress
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Illegal Alien Costumes
Illegal Alien Costumes
Getups That are Causing a Contorversial Stir This Halloween Season
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8-Bit Costumes
8-Bit Costumes
A Low Res ‘Gary' Made By Kiel Johnson and Klai Brown
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Custom Game Character Sweaters
Custom Game Character Sweaters
The Mass Effect Hoodie Project Has Been Approved by BioWare
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Furry Sci-Fi Fashion Statements
Furry Sci-Fi Fashion Statements
The Ewok Dress is the Pinnacle of Geeky Party Attire
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Baby Star Wars Jumpers
Baby Star Wars Jumpers
The 'Darth Vader Onesie' is Absolutely Adorable
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Wizardly Dress Designs
Wizardly Dress Designs
Cavalyn Renders Frocks Inspired by Hogwarts Houses
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Iconic Gamer Mancessories
Iconic Gamer Mancessories
The Legend of Zelda Cufflinks Let You Save Hyrule in Style
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Female Gamer Outfits
Female Gamer Outfits
The 'Shhh Couture' Latex Super Mario Costume is Ideal for Parties
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Futuristic Space Soldiers
Futuristic Space Soldiers
Blastoff With the Black Eyed Peas for Rolling Stone Magazine
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Revealing Video Game Experiments
Revealing Video Game Experiments
Rooster Teeth Team Tests Gaming's Most Scandalous Costumes
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Androgynous Nomad Couture
Androgynous Nomad Couture
These Masha Efremenko Looks are Bizarre and Avant-Garde
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Clownish Superhero Fashion
Clownish Superhero Fashion
The Romance Was Born SS12/13 Collection is Colorfully Clashing
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Cheeky Superhero Accessories
Cheeky Superhero Accessories
Feminine Accessories for Superman Lovers by RebelDowntown
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Bun in the Oven Disguises
Bun in the Oven Disguises
The Darth Vader Pregnancy Costume is Super Nerdacious
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Instant Transformation Tops
Instant Transformation Tops
The Urban Outfitters Costume Tees are Looks for a Lazy Halloween
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Pop Icon Combos
Pop Icon Combos
'Audrey Hepburn Catwoman' Art by Adam Hughes Combines Two Iconic Figures
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Geeky Baby Getups
Geeky Baby Getups
Star Trek Starfleet Toddler Uniform Gets Rave Reviews on the Web
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Avatar Oscar Attire
Avatar Oscar Attire
Ben Stiller's Costume at the Academy Awards Gets Laughs
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Neon Stick Figure Disguises
Neon Stick Figure Disguises
Make a Splash in the Dark with the GlowGirl Costume
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Plastic Pugilist Costumes
Plastic Pugilist Costumes
Life-Sized Rockem Sockem Robots are Better than Your Costume
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$365,000 Halloween Costumes
$365,000 Halloween Costumes
Original Darth Vader Costume from 'Star Wars' Set to Sell in London
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Sci-Fi Biker Ensembles
Sci-Fi Biker Ensembles
The Stormtrooper Motorcycle Suit Keeps Riders Safe in Star Wars Style
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Colossal Monster Costumes
Colossal Monster Costumes
Check out this Stunning Animatronic Halo Elite Costume
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Block-Made Batman Figurines
Block-Made Batman Figurines
LEGO Releases the Dark Knight Rises Characters
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Modern Superhero Makeovers
Modern Superhero Makeovers
See Adrianne Palicki in the New Wonder Woman Costume
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Edible Superhero Costumes
Edible Superhero Costumes
NY Chocolate Fashion Show
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Sci-Fi Geek Getups
Sci-Fi Geek Getups
The Homemade Death Star Costume is Made Out of Paper
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Glamifying Wooden Figures
Glamifying Wooden Figures
The Katy Perry Nutcracker Costume Cracks the Christmas Spirit
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'Shrek' Weddings
'Shrek' Weddings
Ogre Theme is a New Twist on Fairytale Marriage
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Couture Superheroes
Couture Superheroes
The 'Just for One Day' Tush Magazine Spread is Crazy for Comics
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Nerdy Heroic Fashions
Nerdy Heroic Fashions
Channel Your Inner Geek With the Marvel Superhero Hoodies
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Darkly Futuristic Fashion
Darkly Futuristic Fashion
The Erevos Aether Fall 2012 Collection is Edgy and Dramatic
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Cubed Comic Book Characters
Cubed Comic Book Characters
The Boxed Avengers Shows that Superheroes can be Square
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Husky Man Costumes
Husky Man Costumes
The Best Plus-Size Halloween Costumes Deliver Big Laughs
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Geeky Baby Wigs
Geeky Baby Wigs
The Princess Leia Hair Hat Will Look Adorable On Your Little One
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Stunning Surreal Outfits
Stunning Surreal Outfits
Posh Fairytale Couture is a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
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DIY Meme Dress-Up
DIY Meme Dress-Up
Hallow-meme Costume Builder Helps You Be Balloon Boy or David After Dentist
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Generational Nomad Shoots
Generational Nomad Shoots
The Renegades Editorial for The Wild Magazine is Rugged and Raw
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Sci-Fi-Inspired Gowns
Sci-Fi-Inspired Gowns
The 'Tron Prom Dress' is Great for the Geeky-Chic Look
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Superheroed Celebrities
Superheroed Celebrities
Real Life Movie Stars Juxtaposed With Comic Characters
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Incredible Fan Costumes
Incredible Fan Costumes
Anthony Le's War-Machine Costume is Amazing
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Quirky Fairytale Fashion
Quirky Fairytale Fashion
The Sorapol Spring 2012 Collection is Colorfully Cartoonish
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Kiddie Jedi Costumes
Kiddie Jedi Costumes
Let Your Child Command the Dark Side With the Darth Vader Halloween Get-Up
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Daring Comic Con Costumes
Daring Comic Con Costumes
This Hot Chewbacca Costume Proves That Dressing Up isn't Only for Kids
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Avenger-Inspired Frocks
Avenger-Inspired Frocks
These deviantArt Artist Xeora Avenger Dresses are Combat-Ready
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Gamer Princess Dress-Up
Gamer Princess Dress-Up
Akuriko Angelically Cosplays the One and Only Princess Zelda
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Steampunk Stormtroopers
Steampunk Stormtroopers
The Steampunk Star Wars Costumes Make Being Geeky Cool
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Superhero Motorcycle Suits
Superhero Motorcycle Suits
UD Replicas Creates Batman's Identical Dark Knight Suit
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Ridiculous Marathon Outfits
Ridiculous Marathon Outfits
Athletes Turn London Marathon Into Sweaty Costume Parade
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Skeletal Stilettos
Skeletal Stilettos
The Melonia Shoe by Naim Josefi and Souzan Youssouf
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Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Think Outside the Box with these Wickedly Recycled Costumes
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Nerdy Newborn Ensembles
Nerdy Newborn Ensembles
Give Your Kid a Geeky Look with This R2d2 Toddler Costume
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Lethal LEGO Body Armor
Lethal LEGO Body Armor
Lego Enthusiast Benny Culkin Creates Halo-Inspired Body Armor
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Superheroic Prom Dress Designs
Superheroic Prom Dress Designs
Tumblr User Robinade Renders Stylish Comic-Inspired Gown Ideas
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Humiliating Dog-umentaries
Humiliating Dog-umentaries
Pugs in Costumes are Yet Another Reason Not to Dress Up Your Dog
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Superhero Sneaks
Superhero Sneaks
Batman & Robin Custom Nike Sneakers Designed by Brass Monki
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Futuristic Victorian Fashion
Futuristic Victorian Fashion
The Morfium Metropolis Collection is Fit to be Worn by Queen Amidala
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Real Life Justice Leagues
Real Life Justice Leagues
World's Largest Superhero Gathering Sets New Guinness Record
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Tron-Inspired Illuminated Costumes
Tron-Inspired Illuminated Costumes
Artifice Clothing Channels the Sci-Fi Film's Signature Glow
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Stage Space Suits
Stage Space Suits
Celebrity Performances in Intergalactic Concert Costumes
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Freaky Vortex Costumes
Freaky Vortex Costumes
Diana Sergienko Photographs 'Crazy People'
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Hilarious Dog Costumes (UPDATE)
Hilarious Dog Costumes (UPDATE)
Dress Up Your Doggy as Shrek or Darth Vader
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Girl Gamer Costumes
Girl Gamer Costumes
The Starcraft Ghost Costume is a Blizzard Fanboy's Dream Come True
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DIY Star Wars Masks
DIY Star Wars Masks
Make a Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Two Milk Jugs
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Sensual Sci-Fi Costumes
Sensual Sci-Fi Costumes
Poison Candy Latex Revamps Tired Old Star Trek Uniforms
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Comic Book Costumes
Comic Book Costumes
Taking the Art of Dressing Up to a Whole New Graphic Level
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