Swamp Thing was originally a comic book character and made into a movie
in 1982, directed by horror master Wes Craven.
centers around a scientist who is caught in a terrible
laboratory explosion and physically altered by a combination
of chemicals and the strange forces within the swamp. The
scientist is morphed into a monstrous creature, that lives
in the swamp.
Lets face it,
swamps are scary and mysterious places. You never know what
weird and potentially dangerous creatures might be lurking
own version of a swamp creature
Halloween costume will really put a scare into your
visitors. Just hide in the bushes or lay on your lawn and
when they approach, amble towards them, arms out-stretched,
while making a low growling sound!
To create a swamp creature costume a ghillie suit is just
are typically used as camouflage by hunters, snipers and
bird watchers, but also make for a creepy Halloween costume.
Ghillie suits range in price from around $75.00 to $200.00
for a top of the line suit. Check online hunting and
sporting goods stores for the best price.
"Jackal" ghillie suit like the one to the right makes a
great Swamp Thing creature Halloween costume.
This suit includes the jacket
with detachable hood, and pants covered in synthetic 3-D
Leaf Like Foliage. This suit
retails for around $115.00
creepy to us!
will want to cover all areas of exposed skin on your face
with makeup so not to give away that a human is under all
that swamp muck.
makeup like this "Three Color Camo-Compac® Make-Up Kit"
includes three camouflage make-up colors; mud brown, leaf
green and flat black. This makeup won't dry or crack or come
off in the rain or from perspiration, and it is easily
removed with just soap and water.
you will want to cover your hands with a set of creepy
looking costume gloves. During the Halloween many different
styles can be found both in stores and online. We like these
"Yoda Hands" because they look so dangerous. This adds the
final touch to this very frightening Halloween costume set.
This costume can be difficult to see through if the fake
foliage shifts in front of your eyes, so caution
should be used when walking, particularly at night.