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Month of Avengers/X-Men Top Fives – Top Five Wasp Costumes

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All month-long we’ll be featuring top five lists about either the Avengers or the X-Men. Here is an archive of all the past top five lists!

In this installment, based on a suggestion by Josh G., we take a look at the top five Wasp costumes…

Enjoy!

HONORABLE MENTIONS

First off, got to pay homage to Kirby’s original…


This Herb Trimpe design circa 1972 is one of her most well-known outfits, but I dunno, it is basically just John Buscema’s design from Avengers #53, just with a different color pattern that I don’t think was even particularly great.


5. Avengers (Volume 3) #36

I think this Alan Davis design is quite snazzy.


4. Avengers #194

I always liked this George Perez design just for out there it is. It really is a daring design.


3. Avengers #53

The aforementioned Buscema design, this one basically defined the Wasp’s styles for years to come…


2. Avengers Forever #1

Carlos Pacheco’s design is so strong…


that with just some slight adjustments during Geoff Johns’ run…


this costume has been perhaps the most-worn costume the Wasp has had. It’s a really strong, modern look.

1. Avengers #267

I freely admit that this Buscema design is basically just an updated version of his classic Avengers #53 design, but there’s just something so striking about the use of yellow and the dark blue that really stands out and I think it is no coincidence that Pacheco went for a similar approach with his design…



Does the fact that I associate this costume with such a great period in Avengers history help? Sure, but I still think it the Wasp’s best costume.

That’s the list! Agree? Disagree? Let me know!