An abiding passion for all things Ben Cooper motivated Jon to seek out the First Family of Halloween in early 2016. After months of searching, Jon found Ira J. Cooper and struck up a friendship that resulted in a decided effort to bring the defunct Halloween brand back to life. It wasn’t long before Jon, Ira and Shifra realized there was a legion of Ben Cooper fans hungry for information on the legendary Halloween costume factory and the family behind all those iconic masks and costumes. Jon and Ira are now writing the definitive history of Ben Cooper, Inc. and eager to bring the famed company back to dominate Halloween once again. His favorite Ben Cooper costume is the Red Devil.