Poster designed by Burt Kleeger for the controversial 1984 horror cult classic Silent Night, Deadly Night.
1523 anatomical study by Jacopo Berengario da Carpi, with woodcuts by Ugo da Carpi, Courtesy of The National Library of Medicine.
The Grateful Dead, 2009, oil on canvas by Mark Bryan, inspired by Norman Rockwell’s 1942 painting Freedom from Want.
Illustration by Edmund J. Sullivan for Quatrain 48 of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, First Version (as translated by Edward Fitzgerald), published 1913.
Theatrical poster for the 1936 film The Walking Dead, starring Boris Karloff.
William Mortensen, Woman with Skull, circa 1926 (via Hyperallergic).
René Rodriguez’s Día de los Muertos-inspired reimagining of Salvador Dali and Phillipe Halsman’s In Voluptus Mors. Body paint by Cheryl Ann Lipstreu.
“No Hallowe’en Without a Jack-o’-Lantern,” from The Book of Hallowe’en by Ruth Edna Kelley, the first book-length history of the holiday,1919.
Cover art for October 1934 edition of St. Nicholas: Scribner’s Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys.