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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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Recap #151: Detective Comics #40: The Murders of Clayface

Title: Detective Comics #40 – The Murders of Clayface Writer: Bill Finger Penciller: Bob Kane Inker: Jerry Robinson Initial Thoughts I don’t talk about this as much, but before I was ever a Titans or Legion fan I was a Batman one. It started, of course, thanks to Bruce Timm and Paul Dini’s animated series, […]

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Recap #150: Goosebumps #10: The Ghost Next Door by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps – The Ghost Next Door Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: There’s a strange new kid on the block… Summary: “How Come I’ve Never Seen You Before?” Hannah’s neighborhood has gotten a little-weird. Ever since that new boy moved in next door. But when did he move in? Wasn’t the house […]

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Recap #149: Fear Street #31: Switched by R.L. Stine

Title: Fear Street #31: Switched Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: A mind is a terrible thing to lose. Summary: She traded places with a killer… There’s a little cabin in the Fear Street woods where a girl can really lose her mind. In fact, she can change it into someone else’s. That’s […]

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Recap #148: Shivers #24: The Ghosts of Devil’s Marsh by M.D. Spenser

Title: Shivers #24 – The Ghosts of Devil’s Marsh Author: M.D. Spenser Cover Artist: Eddie Roseboom Summary: BIG GHOULS DON’T CRY… Samantha should keep smiling. Otherwise, tears of fear might ruin her summer and probably her life. But the summer was already bad news. There she was on the coast with her cousins. Boy cousins, […]

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Recap #146: Magic Fire by Christopher Pike

Title: Magic Fire Author: Christopher Pike Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: He loved to burn. Summary: He just had a thing about fire. Mark Charm is a pyromaniac. Since the time he was a child, he loved to watch fires. But it is only in his senior year at high school that he takes his […]

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Recap #144: Graveyard School #23: The Easter Egg Haunt by Tom B. Stone

Title: Graveyard School #23 – The Easter Egg Haunt, a.k.a. “Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Hoping Down The MUUUUUUUURDER Trail” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Summary: How Do You Like Your Easter Eggs? Fried, Scrambled, Or… Screaming? It’s time for Easter and the annual Grove Hill Easter […]

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Recap #143: Goosebumps Live On Stage: Screams in the Night by R. L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Live On Stage – Screams In The Night, a.k.a. “Hello, Slappy!” Author: R.L. Stine (Based on stage play by Rupert Holmes) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts Time for another long lost Goosebumps treasure, though this one’s slightly better known than “Haunted Library” and “Surprise on the 13th Floor.” In the […]

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