Here we are, our first Halloween at The Mary Sue, and look at all these geeks with pumpkin-carving skills! It is our obligation to show you what we’ve been seeing and share some seriously glorious pumpkin art. Happy Halloween, everyone! Ten points for Griffin-gourd!
Adventure Time? No, Pumpkin Time! NO — Pumpkin Adventure Time!
Cheshire cats now infest ripened gourds as well as clear night skies:
It’s flammable on the inside!
Karen Portaelo and Shawn Feeney for Food Network‘s Halloween Wars, and their terrifying real-life Cabbage Patch Kids.
The world’s largest pumpkin carved into an army of zombies, which does not make zombies any less terrifying:
Flavorwire has a collection of super realistic and detailed carvings by renowned carver, Ray Villafane, including this one, which was really a normal face that was just SOOO CUUUUTE!
Hellboy, who has a perfect face for being lit by fire:
Seasonally appropriate jack-o-lanterns by Johnny Boy at I Heart Chaos:
Nightmare Before Christmas:
And Young Frankenstein:
Bat-o-Lantern: The Animated Series:
Ron Effing Swanson doesn’t want to hear about your stinkin’ pumpkin ravioli. Just pass the pie.
Bender, which we’re assuming actually smokes and is soaked in liquor … wait, maybe not …
(Dr. Gregory) House, carved in the first pumpkin to be diagnosed with lupus (finally):
Also from Geeks Are Sexy, Elvish carving, for the extra nerdy:
And, since we’re morally obligated to include it in anything geek-related, Star Wars:
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