I’ve always had a thing for Halloween. I didn’t always have the best childhood and Halloween was one of those days out of the year where I not only got free stuff to eat but I also got to dress up and be creative. Dressing up was an escape from the realities of my life – I could be Spider-Man or Batman or whoever I wanted, as long as I could create the right makeup or come up with the right outfit. Sometimes, being poor, that wasn’t easy…but I always found something. When I became a high school student, I started to stay mostly away from the pre-packaged Halloween costumes. I would take components from them if I did buy one but I’d add…