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Spice Up Your Halloween Pumpkin Game With Comics

Kristina Pino

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Teacher, Avid Traveler, Life-long Reader, Beer Guzzler, Jigsaw Puzzle Lover, Disney Mega-fan, and other Fancy Titles can be used to describe Kristina. She spends her time blogging, tweeting, vlogging, podcasting, and making puzzles when she isn’t out having an adventure, cozied up with a book, or responding to the Bat Signal. She’s from sunny, tropical South Florida. Her life is pretty awesome right now. Blog: GeekeryDo Twitter: GeekeryDo

Try something a bit different for Halloween this year, and not just letting your plain old toothy-grinned pumpkins sit placidly on your stoop. I went around and found some easy (or easy-ish) DIY pumpkin carving and decorating patterns and tutorials so you don’t have to. Chop chop!

sailor_moon_silhouette_by_alcnaurewenStencils you can print out:

  • Batman. You can’t go wrong with the Bat Symbol.
  • Groot. We are Groot.
  • Sailor Moon. Such a perfect silhouette-able design.
  • Superman. The other classic symbol.
  • Chi. The adorable little personal computer from Chobits.
  • Charlie Brown and Snoopy. It’s a great pumpkin.
  • Wonder Woman. Goddess.
  • The Joker. Complete with a bunch of HAHAHAHAHA.
  • Selina Kyle. Purrr-fect.


    DIY comic covered modpodge pumpkins 2

    Who says you must get dirty with pumpkin guts? Great comic-covered pumpkin tutorial here. Don’t deal with the rotting, stinking mess a fresh jack-o-lantern is destined to become.

    Pumpkin-lighting ideas from LifeHacker.


    More fun with craft pumpkins: paint ’em black and light up a silhouette.

    There are so many things you can do, even if you don’t want to use a real pumpkin that’ll rot and mold all up in your yard. I always get so much personal satisfaction out of doing craft projects like these, and I hope you’ll give it a try. If you do, send us pictures via Facebook or Twitter! If we get enough reader-submitted comics-related jack-o-lanterns, I may just feature a bunch of my favorites here.