Thursday, September 11, 2008

Press Release: Halloween Adventure Releases Hottest Costumes of the Season List

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Halloween Adventure Announces Top Ten Costume List for 2008

Boothwyn, PA, September 10, 2008 -- Halloween costume and accessory retailing giant, Halloween Adventure, released its highly anticipated “Hottest Costumes of the Season” list on Wednesday morning.

“We’re excited about the 2008 Halloween shopping season,” Bob Shank, CEO of Halloween Adventure, said on Wednesday. “Every year, we release our predictions about what will be our most popular Halloween costumes based on the latest Hollywood trends, affluent newsmakers and pop culture icons. And this year, we’ve managed to create an impressive list to offer insight into the world of costume shopping in the hopes of helping our shoppers select the perfect costume for Halloween 2008.”

From infants to adults, Halloween Adventure’s “Hottest Costumes of the Season” list offers something for everyone.

Here are the “Hottest Costumes of the Season”, according to Shank:

1. Batman: The Dark Knight -- The title character from the hottest film of the year is sure to become the hottest Halloween costume of the season due to the film’s massive popularity.

2. The Joker -- Heath Ledger’s phenomenal rendition of the Joker has fans flocking to the costume shops in droves to pay homage to the dark character and a beloved, talented actor.

3. Indiana Jones -- Harrison Ford still has it after all of these years and a new generation of aspiring adventurers have found a new hero.

4. Hannah Montana -- She’s cute, trendy, and a favorite Halloween costume among young girls.

5. The Clone Wars -- Commander Cody and Leader Rex share the number five spot on the list. From infants to adults, the Clone Wars costumes, offer something for everyone this season.

6. High School Musical “Sharpay” -- Sharpay is as glamorous as any teen queen could ever be. Her beauty, style, and incredible personality thrusts her into the Halloween costume industry in a big way.

7. Ironman -- Expect to see the title character of one of Hollywood’s most popular films around every corner this Halloween.

8. The Incredible Hulk -- Bruce Banner’s alter ego is hotter than ever this season thanks to one of this summer’s hottest films.

9. Barack Obama and John McCain -- It seems as though these two political contenders will duke it out for the number nine spot before the November 4th presidential election.

10. Harry Potter -- The release of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” may have been delayed, but that’s not stopping loyal fans from donning the robes for a magical night of adventure this season.

Halloween Adventure is a division of MASQUERADE, LLC, headquartered in Boothwyn, PA. The company operates 100 Seasonal Halloween Costume Super Stores from Coast to Coast in the US, and year-round MASQUERADE, Imagination Super Stores in Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA and the World’s Most Imaginative Costume Store spanning 3 floors at 808 Broadway and 104 4th Avenue in New York City’s East Village. is an online costume superstore, selling: costumes, masks, makeup, accessories, wigs, shoes, props and more. For more information, please visit: