Batman, Wonder Woman, Princesses and Clowns Among Top Costume Choices for Kids

Posted on October 31, 2017

You may see many superheroes and villains when you hand out candy tonight. The majority of them may be from the DC Comics universe if a NRF study and Google Frightgeist are correct. The NRF survey found superheroes as the most popular costume for kids with Batman characters holding the 2nd most popular slot. The Google Frightgeist has Wonder Woman at No. 1 and Harley Quinn at No. 2 nationally.

Other popular costume choices according to the Frightgeist include clowns, unicorns and rabbits. The Frightgeist could be slanted towards adults who are doing the searching. The NRF study also has princesses, animals, Star Wars characters, withces, pirates and ghosts on its top ten list. Wonder Woman is on the NRF list at No. 10 so expect her showing up at your door for candy more than once tonight based on her rankings on the Frightgeist and in the NRF study.

Here is the NRF Top Ten Children's Halloween Costumes list:

  1. Action/Superhero
  2. Batman Character/ Princess (tie)
  3. Animal
  4. Spider-Man
  5. Star Wars Character
  6. Witch
  7. Pirate/Marvel Superhero
  8. Disney Princess
  9. Ghost
  10. Wonder Woman

The Wonder Woman Movie Child's Deluxe Costume from Rubie's is pictured above. It can be found on

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