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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 #155: The Last Vampire #5: Evil Thirst by Christopher Pike

Title: Last Vampire #5: Evil Thirst by Christopher Pike Summary: Alisa’s daughter, Kalika, a bloodthirsty monster with powers far beyond Alisa’s, is gone. It is Alisa’s task to track her down and destroy her. Yet Alisa still has trouble believing her daughter is totally evil. She still hopes to save Kalika, even if it means risking […]

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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 #153: Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer by Diane Hoh

Title: Nightmare Hall #12: The Whisperer Summary: Shea Fallon can’t tell anyone what she did. She knows it was wrong. Terribly wrong. But she had to do it – she had no choice. Anyway, she’s sure nobody will find out. Until she hears the whisper on the telephone. “You don’t have to worry. No 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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