Superman Costumes Bring Guinness World Records to Metropolis

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Every summer in Metropolis, Illinois, crowds gather at Superman Square for the Annual Superman Celebration. This year's 31st annual celebration takes place from June 11-14, and kicks off with the official presentation of the Guinness World Record for Most People Dressed as Superman, set during the 2008 Superman Celebration. Guinness is strict with their regulations, and costumes had to be officially licensed Superman Costumes, logo and all. Crowds have grown to over 30,000, with everyone … [Read more...]

Will Watchmen Costumes Be Among This Year’s Most Coveted Superhero Disguises?

Watchmen is the superhero movie attracting audiences of all ages with its exciting, fast paced trailer previews and enticing story line. Based off the DC Comics graphic novel of the late 1980’s, Watchmen depicts the lives of superheroes living in a world that no longer accepts them. Together, the Watchmen form a powerful, fierce team of humans who possess strength, speed, and skill far beyond normal men. The characters of Watchmen include Silk Spectre II, Nite Owl, Dr. Manhattan, Ozymandias … [Read more...]

Responding to the Controversy: Mr. Costumes Takes On The Dark Knight

Recent articles have called into question our ethics and intentions at Mr.Costumes (www.mrcostumes.com). Eric Murphy of Holy Moly stated, "Out of respect...marketeers didn't cash in on the film's tragic footnote. Except for one man. Ladies and gentlemen, we present Mr Costumes. Proving that there's no line that can't be crossed in the name of all-consuming greed." At Mr. Costumes, we think it's kind of silly to imply that we are ill-willed or the first retailer to "cash in" on Batman: The … [Read more...]

2008 is THE Year of the Superhero

Hollywood has decided that superheroes are IT this year. Box office hits keep coming with one thing in common: Superheroes. Superheroes will dominate the costume scene this year as the most popular choice for movie character costumes but one villain may prove to be the absolute most popular choice in costumes. Which superheroes will be the most popular this Halloween? Check out my top picks as we head into Halloween and beyond: The Joker from the movie Batman: The Dark Night Batman: The Dark … [Read more...]

Costumes: Most Popular from TV

This year, the most popular movie characters are superheroes. Infants to adults can dress up in superhero costumes. The most popular TV characters this year are focused on children and tweens. The Disney Channel and Nickelodeon dominate with popular TV shows and TV movies but there is still room for other popular characters. Which characters will be the favorites this year at Halloween? Here are my top picks: Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus High School Musical Stars Camp Rock … [Read more...]

Save Money this Year

Don’t waste time and gas driving around looking for the perfect costume. Save money by shopping online for your costume needs. Get the best selection of costumes in the comfort of your own home and have your purchase delivered right to you. From infants to adults, Mr. Costumes has the style of costume you want for your next party or for Halloween. Check out our Superheroes or maybe a Princess is more your style. When you‘re done shopping, don’t forget to pick up a little something sexy for … [Read more...]