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Other Recaps: Recap #186: Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror #17 (Jude Deluca on 4 Oct 2018)
Title: The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #17 Summary: Prepare for a trilogy of Halloween treats in this year’s terrifying Treehouse of Horror! First, punk rock pixie and Go-Gos founding member Jane Wieldlin (Lady Robotika) leads Marge down the path of the walking dead; then, Zander Cannon and Gene Ha (Top Ten) offer up a remake, Simpsons-style, […]
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Witch by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #184: Witch by Christopher Pike (Donna on 27 Sep 2018)
The Author: Christopher Pike is a prolific writer of teen horror-ish novels, with a few sprinkled in there for adults. He is the literary horror to RL Stine’s gore porn/B-movie-type novels. But that’s putting him a bit high up there, isn’t it? Sometimes he overwrites, sometimes his stories are just outright ridiculous. But there’s no […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #183: Ghosts of Fear Street #30: I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Jude Deluca on 25 Sep 2018)
Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #30 – I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie, a.k.a. “Shady School Zone – Bad Future” Author: Nina Kiriki Hoffman Cover Artist: Happy Boy Pat (Published), Mark Garro (Scrapped) Tagline: Class Of The Living Dead? Summary: Zombies on Oak Street? Valerie and Mark know there’s something weird about the new after-school […]
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Original CoverOther Recaps: Recap #181: Deadtime Stories #10: Grandpa’s Monster Movies by A.G. Cascone (Jude Deluca on 12 Sep 2018)
Title: Deadtime Stories #10 – Grandpa’s Monster Movies, a.k.a. “A Nightmare on Green Acres” Author: A.G. Cascone, a.k.a. Annette and Gina Cascone Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The midnight show is a scream. Summary: Home movies can be a horror! C.T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents’ old farmhouse. It’s Grandpa’s seventieth birthday, […]
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GS School #10 CoverGraveyard School recaps: Recap #180: Graveyard School #10: There’s A Ghost In The Boys’ Bathroom by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 4 Sep 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #10 – There’s a Ghost in the Boys’ Bathroom, a.k.a. “Okay seriously, who the fuck is watching the door? How did a ghost get in here?” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam DeLeon Summary: Is Graveyard School Going Down The Drain? Toilets exploding! Paper towels […]
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Goosebumps 25: Attack of the Mutant by R. L. StineGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #176: Goosebumps #25: Attack of the Mutant by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 16 Aug 2018)
Title: Goosebumps #25 – Attack of the Mutant, a.k.a. “Crisis of Infinite Mutants” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus (U.S.), ???? (U.K.) Tagline: He’s no superhero. He’s a supervillain! Summary: Read at your own risk… Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic book collection. His favorite one is called The Masked Mutant. It’s about an […]
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The Hole (2001)Other movies: Recap #174: The Hole (2001) (Dove on 7 Aug 2018)
Dove recaps The Hole (2001) wherein everyone over the age of eighteen is absolutely incapable of rational thought, and those under that age are terrifying.
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GS School #9 CoverGraveyard School recaps: Recap #169: Graveyard School #9: The Abominable Snow Monster by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 24 Jul 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #9 – The Abominable Snow Monster, a.k.a. “Where’s Global Warming When You Need It?” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Came DeLeon Summary: There Must Have Been Some Magic… Kyle’s convinced – he’s created a monster! But what else is there to do when Grove Hill […]
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Escape of the He-Beast by Mark GarroFear Street Recaps: Recap #168: Ghosts of Fear Street #31: Escape of the He-Beast by Page McBrier (Jude Deluca on 17 Jul 2018)
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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Goosebumps 35: Shocker on Shock Street by R L StineGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #158: Goosebumps #35: A Shocker on Shock Street by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 May 2018)
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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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #157: Ghosts of Fear Street #23: Why I’m Not Afraid Of Ghosts by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Jude Deluca on 23 May 2018)
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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Fear Street: Switched by R. L. StineFear Street Recaps: Recap #149: Fear Street #31: Switched by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 24 Apr 2018)
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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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #143: Goosebumps Live On Stage: Screams in the Night by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Mar 2018)
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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Driver's Dead by Peter LerangisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #142: Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis (Donna on 27 Mar 2018)
Title: Driver’s Dead by Peter Lerangis The Author: A rather prolific author, Peter Lerangis has been writing for decades, although if you go to his website the farthest back you’ll find is his The Watchers series. No mention of his Point Horror writing that I can find. Seriously. Not even his Wiki page goes beyond his […]
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cover of Werewolf in the Living Room by R L StineGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #127: Goosebumps Series 2000 #17: The Werewolf In The Living Room by R.L. Stine, a.k.a. “Are You There God? It’s Me, Aaron” (Jude Deluca on 25 Jan 2018)
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 […]
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cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane HohNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker) (Dade on 2 Jan 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment Summary: Professor Maximillian DeLure. Award-winning poet, scientist, and professor at Salem University. Dark, sexy, attractive…dangerous. Caryl Amberly is excited to be one of the few students specially selected for his new seminar. Until she finds out what his previous students think of him. Everyone says he’s a real killer. […]
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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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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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