However, have you ever given a thought to their comfort while they're nailing baddies? InferiorEgo, writing for ComicVine.com, has and it seems he's quite concerned about the issue, as well as how the characters ensure good levels of personal hygiene.
Pointing out that he gets pretty stinky in running gear, the comic book fan said he thinks the X-Men such as Wolverine and Cyclops must really struggle in their clingy costumes with head-to-toe coverage.
"I'm sure there's a pile somewhere at the old X-Mansion of smelly and beaten up costumes … Does the average laundry joint know how to get armpit sweat out of a leather/spandex hybrid fabric?," InferiorEgo wonders.
The expert pointed out that Spiderman is much luckier with his superhero fancy dress, as he thinks it looks much lighter and more breathable.
So if you want to go to a summer party this year and the weather forecast gives sunshine, you may wish to avoid Wolverine in favour of Spiderman fancy dress. Don't say you haven't been warned.