Roman, Benjamin & Giffen, Keith. I Luv Halloween.

Author:Galuschak, George
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

ROMAN, Benjamin & GIFFEN, Keith. I luv Halloween. Tokyopop. 192p. illus. c2005. 1-595-32831-9. $9.99. SA

This horror-comedy manga follows the exploits of a group of trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. We soon learn that there's something wrong with these youngsters--the little girl in the Tooth Fairy outfit keeps pliers handy to yank out teeth; the boy in the Skull Mask gives a cop an apple stuffed with razor blades; and when the kid in the Cat Costume sees Mrs. Jablonski's nips, his head explodes.

I Luv Halloween is pretty tasteless. There's lots of gore, and the level of humor we're talking about is of the...

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