Superhero Costumes

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It's San Diego Comic-Con time, which means there's an abundance of heroes, both super and regular, out and about right about now. But which of those heroes wears the best superhero suit? That's the question we're attempting to answer by taking a look at some of the best and worst superhero costumes in current and recent TV history to determine which one's the coolest of all. 

And look, we're probably missing some good (or bad) ones, but we're here to talk about the most memorable. If we don't even remember the costume, does it even matter? We're just going to say no. 

Below, you'll find our ranking of some of the best and worst superhero costumes on TV, beginning with the worst, which is no judgment on the abilities of any superhero or costume designer. In this case, some of these just really didn't work, and that's OK, because as you'll see, there's room to grow. 

Wonder Woman, Adrianne Palicki

Warner Bros. Television

The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno, Superhero Costumes on TV

CBS

The Tick, Patrick Warburton, Superhero Costumes on TV

FOX

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Birds of Prey, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Arrow, Superhero Costumes on TV

Smallville, Superhero Costumes on TV

Daredevil, Elektra, Punisher

Netflix

Batman, Adam West, Superhero Costumes on TV

Warner Bros. Television

Birds of Prey, Superhero Costumes on TV

John Diggle, Arrow

CW

The Flash, John Wesley Shipp, Superhero Costumes on TV

Warner Bros. Television

Hawkman, Hawkgirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow

CW

Arrow, Superhero Costumes on TV

Legends of Tomorrow

The CW

Lois & Clarke: The New Adventures of Superman, Dean Cain, Superhero Costumes on TV

Warner Bros. Television

Supergirl, Guardian, Mehcad Brooks

The CW

Arrow, Superhero Costumes on TV

Arrow, Speedy, Willa Holland

CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Chloe Bennet

Marvel.com

Daredevil, Red Suit

Marvel/Netflix

The Flash, Kid Flash

CW/Warner Bros

Arrow, Atom Costume

CW

Arrow, Superhero Costumes on TV

Arrow, Stephen Amell

CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Arrow, Superhero Costumes on TV

Stephen Amell, Arrow, Season 8

Instagram

Flash, Superhero Costumes on TV

Adrianne Palicki, Agents of SHIELD, Superhero Costumes on TV

MARVEL

Supergirl, Nicole Maines, Dreamer

The CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

The Flash Poster

CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Supergirl

Bonnie Osborne/WB

Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, Superhero Costumes on TV

CBS

Black Lightning, Cress Williams

The CW

Batwoman, The CW, Ruby Rose

The CW

Superhero Costumes

The CW

Supergirl, Melissa Benoist, Tyler Hoechlin

Frank Ockefels III and Diyah Pera/The CW

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What can we say? We love a practical super suit. 

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