I really liked the character designs for Ponyo and her dad, particularly Ponyo as a fish.
This was a 40 pounder, and a real bear to photograph. The hair wraps almost all the way around the pumpkin. Took about two hours.
Venture Brothers mini theme this year. The Monarch's my favorite; I think he's the only one in the series who actually grasps how much of a failure he is.
The Swedish murder machine.
This was way harder to find source images for than it should have been.
A single father who enjoys small-market sodas.