Stranger Things invaded pop culture when it was released in July on Netflix, and I’ve seen a handful of costumes from the show pop up at conventions. I’m hoping someone will tackle a full-on Demogorgon soon, but in the meantime, I’m happy with this creative take on Joyce and a Demogorgon pushing through the wall from the Upside Down. Redditor Aestheticus wore the Demogorgon part of the ensemble at Dragon Con; his girlfriend dressed as Joyce. He said:
Material for the wall was spandex. The frame was built out of pvc with a brace in the middle for me to hold on to. The Christmas lights were indeed powered by two c batteries, they lasted all weekend.
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