Halloween is rich with literary traditions, and nothing shows your love for a story more than inking it on your skin. Here is a slideshow of our favorite literary Halloween tattoos.
K is for Kate
You can't beat Edward Gorey and Halloween. This tattoo brings the creepy crawlies.
This classic Halloween story comes to life in a big and scary way.
The Phantom Tollbooth
A Phantom Tollbooth and a trip to a fantastic world? Yes. Please.
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark
Alvin Schwartz's famous stories have equally famous (and terrifying!) illustrations.
The world behind the wardrobe is beautiful and dangerous. This single lamppost suggests BEWARE.
The Cheshire Cat
All those teeth . . . shudder.
Poe IS Halloween. "Quoth the Raven, Nevermore."
A Graveyard Landscape
No scary story is complete without a haunted mansion and graveyard.
Run With The Hunted
It just sounds creepy. Thanks, Bukowski.
Pen and Ink
We see this tattoo and imagine an old desk, a crackling fire, and putting a gothic tale to pen and paper.
A Black cat as a semi-colon? Literary meets Halloween in the sweetest way.