Zombies had their day in the sun, now it’s time to send in the Clowns. Despite having a reputation as being creepy for decades now, there’s been a resurgence and emergence of some of the scariest and most frightening clowns ever in pop culture over the past few years. And now they’ve been turned those into some of the best and most impressive killer clown costumes for Halloween.
Highly detailed latex masks and nicely made costumes have gained popularity over cheap and homemade ones largely due to the growth of Cosplay. And now that prop makers and pumpkin carvers, Trick or Treat Studios, has begun selling their latex masks, the selection available is enormous.
Creepy Clown Costumes
Twisty the Clown from American Horror Story, The classic Killer Klowns From Outer Space, The Insane Clown Posse (aka Juggalos) and Stephen King’s IT (aka Pennywise) from both the 1990 tv miniseries movie and the recent remake are just a few of the creepy clowns whose costumes are available this Halloween.
AHS TWISTY THE CLOWN, Freak Show
Buy Trick or Treat Studios American Horror Story Twisty The Clown Deluxe Latex Mask here
Buy Trick or Treat Studios Men’s American Horror Story-Twisty The Clown Costume here
KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE
A 90 minute 1988 Comedy/ Horror/ Sci Fi film about aliens who look like clowns that come from outer space and terrorize a small town. The film has obtained a cult following.
Buy Trick or Treat Studios Men’s Killer Klowns From Outer Space-Klownzilla Mask here
INSANE CLOWN POSSE / JUGGALOS
The music duo, whose fans are called Juggalos, were in the news recently with their protest march to tell the world they are a family united by music, love, fellowship, and camaraderie … and not a gang or any other criminally minded organization.
Buy Insane Clown Posse “Violent J” Latex Mask here
Buy Insane Clown Posse “Shaggy 2 Dope” Latex Mask here
1990 IT / Pennywise TV Series
Buy Stephen King’s 1990 IT Pennywise Clown Costume here
Other great Creepy Latex Clown Masks worth noting:
above: Insano The Clown Mask, buy it here
above: Siamese Clown Mask, buy it here
above: Fonzo the Clown mask, buy it here
above: Snake Tongue Evil Clown Mask, buy it here
above: Creepy Giggles Mask, buy it here
If clowns ain’t your thing, there are thousands of other Halloween costumes to choose from here.