The Jack-O-Lanterns of 2011

Happy Halloween from ForeverGeek! Here are some of our favorite jack-o-lanterns carved and put on display by geeks like you — all from 2011.

Angry Birds

Angry Birds pumpkin carving

Who can explain the phenomenon that is Angry Birds? Maybe this amazing pumpkin carving can. [Source]

Captain America

Captain America pumpkin carving

In case you can’t place it, this is modeled after the “Marvel Heroes” line of kids’ toys and cartoons — not the terrific Marvel movie from this Summer. [Source]

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution pumpkin carving

Behold Adam Jensen, the protagonist of one of our favorite games of 2011. [Source]

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games pumpkin carving

With the movie only five months away, Hunger Games fever is at an all-time high right now. Pictured: the all-important “Mockingjay” symbol from the books and the film. [Source]

The Smurfs

The Smurfs pumpkin carving

God help us all, The Smurfs was one of this year’s biggest box office hits — for kiddie flicks, that is. Here’s Smurfette, the one and only girl Smurf. (Seriously, how does the species procreate with only one female? Must be a “queen bee” kind of thing…) [Source]

Steve Jobs #1

Steve Jobs pumpkin carving

I couldn’t resist including two Steve Jobs tributes after seeing how amazing both of these are. First up: a spot-on recreation of the late Apple creator, all lit up at night. [Source]

Steve Jobs #2

Steve Jobs pumpkin carving

The second tribute I came across uses the same photo as its source, but generates a completely different result by applying the methods of a true sculptor. Here’s how it looks in the dark. [Source]


Thor pumpkin carving

Fantastic rendition of Thor’s hammer, from this summer’s blockbuster movie (and the comic book, of course). Also see this photo of it glowing. [Source]


Transformers pumpkin carving

Not sure, but I think that’s Shockwave, who was of course one of the big baddies in this summer’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Somebody correct me if I’m wrong. [Source]

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead pumpkin carving

The infamous “Bicycle Girl” from the pilot episode of AMC’s mega-hot zombie apocalypse series, which just entered its second season. Not the greatest picture, but impressive work on the pumpkin. [Source]

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Unathletic, uncoordinated tall man with endless creativity stampeding through his overactive brain. Comes with beard, wife, and two miniature humans. Novelist. General blogger and main Gaming Geek for ForeverGeek. Lead Blogger, Apple Gazette.

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