Jude recaps Fillmore!: Episode 21, “The Unseen Reflection” and he and Wing go off on a long discussion of fandom and the interactions between fans and creators.
Wing recaps Skinwalkers (2006) and THEY’RE WEREWOLVES NOT SKINWALKERS WTF. Also: plot holes, unsurprising plot twists, great bat comments, and Wing goes off on a sexualized female werewolf tanget.
Jude recaps Goosebumps 16: One Day at HorrorLand by R.L. Stine.
Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone loves a spooky story. Don’t you? Welcome to a chilling world of hair-raising tales! The thirty stories in this book were gathered from around the world, selected for their ghastly details and terrifying twists. Come OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 22: Full Moon Fever by R.L. Stine. Beware monsters, angry kids, and misreading wrappers.
Title: Scary Godmother – My Bloody Valentine Writer/Artist: Jill Thompson Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts Following up on my recap of the holiday story last month, here’s the obligatory Scary Godmother Valentine’s special. Because Vamlumtime’s is Serious Times! This issue puts the spotlight on Count Max and Ruby, the King and Queen of the Night, as OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Grimm Fairy Tales #1 – Red Riding Hood, a.k.a. “Little Red Abstinent Hood” Writers: Joe Tyler & Ralph Tedesco Pencils: Joe Dodd Inks: Justin Holman Colorist: Lisa Lubera Designers: Jeffrey Ariola & Jason Sorrenti Cover Artists: Al Rio (R.I.P.) and Tom Smith Editor: J.C. Brusha Summary: Exploring the connection between sex and violence, the adaption OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Jude recaps Scary Godmother: Holiday Spooktacular by Jill Thompson and is both adorable and a lot of fun to read.
Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps 3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine and it’s two stories for the price of one. Two delightful, kind of charming stories. Good job, Stine.
Title: Graveyard School #14 – The Tragic School Bus, a.k.a. “Skip Wolfson in: ‘Screaming Yellow Honkers’” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam DeLeon Summary: The Next Stop May Be Skip’s Last… Skip Wolfson can’t believe he almost missed the bus again! One more late morning and he’ll be OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire – Zombie Saturday Night Writer: Terry M. West Penciller: Steven A. Ellis Inkers: Richard Perrota and Ravil Lopez Letterer: Fred Van Lente Colorists: Kent Marquart, Ryan Dunlavey, Leon Allen, Michelle Wulfson Cover Art: Steve Ellis and Stew Noack Editor: Bonnie Bader Summary: My life has really changed since I OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Cursed (2005) Summary: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who, after being mauled by the beast, learn that the only way to break the curse put upon them is to kill the one who started it all! [Wing: There is so much wrong with this summary.] [bat: It OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Nightmare Hall #13: Monster Summary: Rumors are flying around Salem U. Stories about a monster roaming the campus. Tales of students viciously attacked in the dead of night. Abby McDonald thinks it’s all nonsense. A fraternity prank. A drama major giving an unusual “performance”. She has too much on her mind to worry about OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Graveyard School #26 – Little School of Horrors Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: It’s The Most Horrifying Time Of Year In Grove Hill – Back-To-School Time! Back to school. Ghouls rule. Teachers drool. Dead things walking are nothing shocking. Blue is new at Graveyard School. But OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #17 – The Werewolf in the Living Room Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus [Wing: That is one of the creepier werewolves I’ve seen in cover art, and that includes on adult horror novels.] Tagline: Home sweet horror. Summary: The creature had the face of a wolf. And the back and OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Teen Wolf (1985) Summary: What’s a high school kid got to do to be popular? Just let down his hair and howl! Starring Michael J. Fox, Teen Wolf is an outrageous comedy about a shy teenager with more than a changing voice to contend with… he’s a budding young werewolf! And when his new-found OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
It’s October! It’s Fall! It’s the best season of the year! Each year about this time, there’s always the general consensus list post of “Halloween” films – among them Halloween, Friday the 13th, the Universal Monsters movies, Hocus Pocus, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloweentown (and its three sequels, though that fourth film is purely awful) – OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: The Howling Summary: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. Tagline: Imagine your worst fear a reality. [Wing: Worst fear. Right.] [Bat: Being a werewolf isn’t my worst fear…] Initial Thoughts This OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »