Chilling stories are part and parcel of the pumpkin carving season, and The Walking Dead is up there with the best of them. comiXology's app for mobile devices offers the first issue of Robert Kirkman's hit comic book for free and the rest of the saga via in-app purchases.
The software is backed by comiXology's patented Guided View technology, for smooth and speedy page browsing. The comics are a must for fans of the AMC television show they inspired, and here, you can find them all in one place.
Publisher: Skunk Brothers GmbH
The undead are all the rage right now, and their popularity is set to soar during the Halloween season. Make a Zombie for iPhone and iPad enables users to design their own zombie avatar to bring some horror flavour to their Facebook and Twitter profiles.
There are literally millions of possibilities on offer thanks to the extensive array of customisation options at hand. Skunk Brothers regularly updates the app with new items for you to play around with, and will even emblazon a t-shirt or hoodie with your zombie design for a fee.
Publisher: Lazy Yards
Food at your Halloween party doesn't have to be a horror show too, at least not with this virtual cookbook on your handset. If white meringue ghosts and spiderweb pumpkin cheese cakes are your thing, Great Halloween Recipes has you well catered for.
With a selection of horror-themed appetisers, desserts, drinks, main dishes and treats to choose from, this budget app will ensure that the culinary side of your seasonal celebrations will go off without a hitch.
The thought of your children roaming the streets late at night is a nerve-wrecking notion for parents, which is precisely why AppCrazy has devised a means for them to keep track of their offspring via GPS while they're out trick-or-treating.
The Trick or Treater app for Android devices lets parents keep tabs on their kids at all times, but it isn't just for the grown-ups. A candy counter and costume log makes this a fun and handy tool for the youngsters too.
Publisher: Loud Crow Interactive Inc.
Peanuts has been warming the hearts of children and adults alike for generations, and this interactive Halloween special brings Charles M Schulz's creations to life for the modern age.
It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown-featured digitally-remastered illustrations and a voice narration from Charlie Brown himself, Peter Robbins, but, best of all, users can create and customise their own Peanuts character and join the gang on their adventure.
Camera ZOOM FX is one of the better photography apps on Google Play, and this free add-on brings a spooky twist to its array of award-winning effects.
Users can add a chilling ghostly figure to the background of their pictures, drop in a screaming zombie or add some blood-spattering effects. This is the ideal application for jazzing up those snaps from your Halloween party, and just freaking out your friends.