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Recap #168: Ghosts of Fear Street #31: Escape of the He-Beast by Page McBrier

Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #31 – Escape of the He-Beast, a.k.a. “Hecula the He-Beast #32 – Death by Dying” Author: Page McBrier Cover Artist: Happy Boy Pat (Published), Mark Garro (Original) Tagline: This Monster Is Real – Real Hungry! Summary: He’s hairy. He’s scary. He’s escaped. He is Hecula the He-Beast – the coolest […]

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Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi

Title: Mermaid’s Saga Parts 13-14 – Mermaid’s Gaze Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts We’ve come to one of my favorites in the series, but it’s sad because this story’s never gotten an animated adaption. We’ll also be visiting another twisted sibling dynamic like the Kannagi Sisters from “Mermaid’s Forest,” but this goes much differently than […]

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Recap #165: Fear Street Super Chiller #12: High Tide by R.L. Stine

Title: Fear Street Super Chiller #12 – High Tide, a.k.a. “Wave Race: Blood Storm” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: A lifeguard’s job can be murder… Summary: Blood on the water… Adam Malfitano still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. […]

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Recap #163: Goosebumps Series 2000 #15: Scream School by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #15 – Scream School, a.k.a. “BEST DAD EVER.” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus (US Version), ???? (French Version) Tagline: Student body stalker… Summary: The two figures floated up from the pile of dusty costumes. One was a man, the other a woman. Their faces were ghoulish. Skin pulled so […]

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Recap #160: Graveyard School #8: Let’s Scare the Teacher to Death! by Tom B. Stone

Title: Graveyard School #8 – “Let’s Scare the Teacher to Death!” a.k.a. “Teaching Ms. Cheevy” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. “D.E. Athkins” Cover Artist: Barry Jackon (US Cover), ???? (Russian Cover), ???? (UK Cover) UK Tagline: It’s Miss-terious!! Summary: But We Were Only Joking! Mrs. Cheevy, the new math teacher at Graveyard […]

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Recap #158: Goosebumps #35: A Shocker on Shock Street by R. L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #35 – A Shocker On Shock Street, a.k.a. “Erin and Marty’s Bogus Journey” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Goosebumps Graphix Illustrator: Jamie Tolagson Tagline: It’s a real dead end. Summary: Talk About Shock Treatment! Erin Wright and her best friend, Marty, love horror movies. Especially Shocker on Shock Street movies. All […]

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Recap #157: Ghosts of Fear Street #23: Why I’m Not Afraid Of Ghosts by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #23 – “Why I’m Not Afraid Of Ghosts,” A.K.A. “Let’s Scare Oliver To Death!” Author: Nina Kiriki Hoffman Cover Artist: Broeck Steadman Tagline: Boo Who? Summary: The Ghosts With The Most! Robbie and Dora are the spookiest ghosts on Fear Street. At least, they think they are. Until Oliver Bowen […]

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Recap #156: The Bailey School Kids #31: Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones

Title: The Bailey School Kids #31 – “Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream,” a.k.a. “Local Children Harass Depressed College Student” Authors: Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones Illustrator: John Steven Gurney Summary: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new worker at Burger Doodle with very pale skin and sad […]

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Recap #154: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16: Mermaid’s Mask by Rumiko Takahashi

Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16 – Mermaid’s Mask Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s Mother’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than by recapping yet another twisted mother/son dynamic from the mind of Rumiko Takahashi? “Mermaid’s Mask” is the last story in the series, and is almost as bloody as “Mermaid’s Scar.” It’s one […]

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Recap #152: Graveyard School #13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone

 Title: Graveyard School #13 – Tales Too Scary To Tell At Camp, a.k.a. “1001 Graveyard School Nights” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam De Leon (U.S. Cover), ???? (Lithuanian Cover) Summary: Warning: Don’t Read This Book In Your Bunk! These thirteen chilling stories will send you screaming for […]

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