How to Make a Green Goblin Costume

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How to Make a Green Goblin Costume
Pointed ears can be found in most costume shops. (goblin graphic image by Jesse-lee Lang from

The Green Goblin has been one of Marvel Comics' most ruthless and enduring arch villains for decades. Once industrialist Norman Osborn, he was transformed into a bomb throwing maniac by a strength-enhancing experiment gone wrong. He continues to wreak havoc on the innocent and cause Spiderman all manner of problems.

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Things you need

  • Green tights or tight sweat pants
  • Tight green long sleeves shirt
  • Long white gloves
  • Pair of high boots
  • Rubber elf ears
  • Purple dye
  • 1 yard of white stretchy cloth
  • White sleeveless shirt
  • White Speedo style swimming costume
  • Purple spray paint
  • Green spray paint
  • Bald cap
  • Green make-up
  • Vampire teeth

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  1. 1

    Dye the white shirt, swimming costume, cloth and gloves purple according to the direction on the dye.

  2. 2

    Spray paint ears green and boots purple.

  3. 3

    Measure around your head. Cut two triangles from the cloth. The base should be half the diameter of your head plus about 2 1/2 inches. The other two sides should each be about 24 inches long.

  4. 4

    Lay one triangle on top of the other and pin together. Sew along the two long sides up to about 2 inches from the base. Cut the base of one triangle into a point. Turn inside out.

  5. 5

    Put on bald cap making sure all hair is hidden.

  6. 6

    Apply green make up to face neck and just beyond the hair line of cap.

  7. 7

    Put on elf ears and put on cap with the pointed side to the front pulled low over your forehead.

  8. 8

    Put on the tights and long sleeve shirt. Over this wear the purple shirt, swimming costume, gloves and boots. Put in your vampire teeth.

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