Real Rocket Raccoon

No, this isn’t the actual suit they used in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, just an incredible homemade costume. You read that right, talented mother Christina Borchardt spent weeks making her son Chase a costume based on the film’s furry creature, and even attracted the attentions of the film’s director James Gunn after posting photos as well as videos onto Facebook. She had to make a plaster of paris mould of her son’s head in order to make the mask fit perfectly. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

Rocket Raccoon Costume
Rocket Raccoon Costume

“My whole family is dressing up for Motorcity Comic con in May with the Guardian of the Galaxy theme. We have been dressing as a group the last few years,” said Borchardt.


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