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Monthly Archives: December 2017


Graveyard School recaps: Recap #123: Graveyard School #22: Boo Year’s Eve by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “Auld Lang FUCK!” (Jude Deluca on 31 Dec 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #22 – Boo Year’s Eve Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: A Scary New Start To A New Year… It’s New Year’s Eve. As Jordie and Jessica Flanders are coming home from a visit to their grandmother, their bus breaks down in the middle of […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #122: More & More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine “A.K.A. Okay Maybe It Does Die” (Jude Deluca on 30 Dec 2017)
Title: More & More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary: Reader Beware – You’re In For Ten Holiday Scares! Will Brad learn to care for his pet Gronk, before it takes care of him? Can Samantha sit through a boring Nutcracker ballet without cracking […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #121: Goosebumps #45: Ghost Camp by R.L. Stine, a.k.a. “When Harry Met Lucy” (Jude Deluca on 25 Dec 2017)
Title: Goosebumps #45 – Ghost Camp Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: Be all that you can’t see! Summary: The Joke’s On Them! Harry and his brother, Alex, are dying to fit in at Camp Spirit Moon. But the camp has so many weird traditions. Like the goofy camp salute. The odd camp […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #120: Spinechillers Mysteries #6: Not A Creature Was Stirring? by Fred E Katz A.K.A. “The Gospel of Bergen” (Jude Deluca on 24 Dec 2017)
Title: Spinechillers Mysteries #6 – Not A Creature Was Stirring? Author: Fred E. Katz Cover Artist: Mike Harper Tagline: N/A Summary: Yule Mania Just before leaving with his parents to go skiing before Christmas, Conner Morgan breaks his leg. Fortunately, Great Aunt Bergen is coming to watch the house, and Conner can stay with her. [Wing: […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #119: Jingle Belle: Santa Claus Vs Frankenstein by Paul Dini and Stephanie Gladden (Jude Deluca on 23 Dec 2017)
Title: Jingle Belle – Santa Claus Vs Frankenstein [Wing: WHAT.] Writer: Paul Dini Line Art: Stephanie Gladden Colors: Felix Serrano Letterer: Troy Peteri Editor: Filip Sablink & Phil Smith Summary: Paul Dini’s Jingle Belle comes to Top Cow in a special ‘Halloween collides with Christmas’ one-shot written by Dini and drawn by Stephanie Gladden (Powerpuff Girls, Chowder, […]
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Cover of Snow Day by M. T. Coffin has an evil snowman with clawed stick fingers reaching out for the viewerOther Recaps: Recap #118: Spinetinglers #7: Snow Day by M. T. Coffin, a.k.a. “Is This The Book You Wished For?” (Jude Deluca on 20 Dec 2017)
Title: Spinetinglers #7 – Snow Day Author: M.T. Coffin, a.k.a. Robert Hawks Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The Weather Outside Is Frightful… Summary: LET IT SNOW! The kids all cheer when the bus driver tells them the schools have just been closed because of the snow. But the bus can’t make it through the blinding blizzard, […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #117: Graveyard School #27: Here Comes Santa Claws by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “Krampus 0” (Jude Deluca on 17 Dec 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #27 – Here Comes Santa Claws Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: This Year, Santa Doesn’t Care If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice! If Kyle knows what’s good for him, he’ll block up the chimney and lock all the doors. He’ll close all the windows […]
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Cover of Class Trip 2 by Bebe Faas Rice, shows an open door and a traveling bag on a porch in a sliver of lightNightmares Recaps: Recap #116: Class Trip II by Bebe Faas Rice (Wing on 15 Dec 2017)
Title: Class Trip II by Bebe Faas Rice Summary: Hallie and her friends are lost, stranded in Holyoake—a small town deep in the mountains. A town isolated from the rest of the world. A town that time has forgotten. At first, Hallie is charmed by Holyoake’s odd customs and old-fashioned ways. [Wing: LIES.] The townspeople are warm and […]
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Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #115: Friday the 13th, Part III 3D (Virgin on 13 Dec 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th Part III-3D (Out of eleventy-billion, am I right?) [Wing: Pretty much.] Summary: A carefree summer becomes a deadly nightmare for another group of naïve counselors who choose to ignore Camp Crystal Lake’s gruesome legacy. They find themselves in a bloody game of cat-and-mouse with the maniacal Jason who stalks their every move… […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #114: Graveyard School #15: The Fright Before Christmas by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “I STILL Can’t Believe It’s Not A Christmas Carol!” (Jude Deluca on 10 Dec 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #15 – The Fright Before Christmas Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata [Wing: That cover is so much cheesy fun.] Tagline: N/A Summary: Have Yourself A Scary Little Christmas… Christopher hates Christmas. He calls it a howl-iday, not a holiday. The fat man in the red suit? Santa Claws. […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #113: Ghosts of Fear Street #15: Fright Christmas by Stephen Roos, A.K.A. “I Can’t Believe It’s Not A Christmas Carol!” (Jude Deluca on 7 Dec 2017)
Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #15 – Fright Christmas Author: Stephen Roos Cover Artist: John Youssi Tagline: This Christmas Carol Will Scare The Dickens Out Of You! [Wing: Oooh, I’ll have to flag this one for Dove, if it really has some Christmas Carol aspect to it. Also, that pun is terrible, and I love it.] […]
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Nightmare Hall recaps: Recap #112: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh (Dade on 4 Dec 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #7: Pretty Please by Diane Hoh Summary: Johanna Dunn is strikingly beautiful, just like all her friends. Until the accident. Now her perfect face is scarred and bandaged. She’s embarrassed by the strange looks she gets on campus – even from her closest friends. A pretty face isn’t everything, is it? Somebody […]
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General: Coming Soon: Nostalgic Bookshelf (Wing on 1 Dec 2017)
In January 2018, Devil’s Elbow celebrates its 5th anniversary and Sweet Valley Online its 1st. We’ve had a blast recapping, podcasting, and connecting with all of you over the years. We’ve had readers tell us it’s like one big, opinionated book club, and that’s part of the joy for us too. Devil’s Elbow and Sweet […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #111: The Dead Boy Detectives by Jill Thompson (Jude Deluca on 1 Dec 2017)
Title: The Dead Boy Detectives Author/Artist: Jill Thompson Publisher: Vertigo Comics Summary: They’ll do anything to solve the case. Rowland and Paine, the dead British detectives who first appeared in Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN: SEASON OF MISTS, travel stateside to investigate a strange missing-persons case at a posh International Academy for Girls. Naturally, the inquisitive […]
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