Jude recaps All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams.
Jude recaps Campfire Stories 1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli. Urban legends by the bucketful, and it’s great.
Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.
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.
Title: Jingle Belle – Grounded Writer: Paul Dini Line Art and Cover: Stephanie Gladden Colors: Felix Serrano Letterer: Troy Peteri Editor: Rob Levin Summary: A fan favorite holiday character returns! When Jing again breaks her parents rules, she is forced to spend Christmas Eve GROUNDED. But when Santa is also caught in a lie, he has to share the same punishment! Neither OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: The Upturned Stone, a.k.a. “The Haunted Pie” Writer/Artist: Scott Hampton Tagline: “Ghosts aren’t frightening, really.” “What’s frightening is the thought of them.” Initial Thoughts It’s like “Stand By Me” but with ghosts and sexual abuse. I first discovered this tale a few years back when Comic Book Resources did a countdown of “Scariest Comics 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… »
For the Halloween Extravaganza I’ve done another sketch collection post. I was having some trouble deciding what to get from what artist since I planned to do a post for here and for Legion of Super-Bloggers… But then I decided I needed a break from DC Comics because of their latest “Epic crossover” and the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
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, OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 12 – The Ash Princess Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts Wow, so we’ve reached the final “Mermaid Saga” story to recap. My first completion of an entire series for Devil’s Elbow. Unfortunately this last chapter is devoid of Mana, so Wing I hope you enjoyed her presence in the last recap. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9 – “Mermaid’s Promise” Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts So we’ve reached the last of the stories that feature Yuta AND Mana. The following, which will be the last recap, takes place during Yuta’s past. I’m not sure how to feel about this because we get a glimpse at what happens OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 7 – Dream’s End Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s a good thing I chose this chapter for July because I’ve been incredibly backlogged the last couple of weeks ever since I got sick around Independence Day. Dream’s End is another oddity in the series because it provides more world building, OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire #1 – The Turning Writer: Terry West Penciller: Steve Ellis Inkers: Rich Perrota and Ravil Lopez Letterer: Fred Van Lente Colorist: Michelle Wulf and Ryan Dunlavey Summary: I used to be a pretty average teenager. True, I didn’t haprves tons of friends, and I liked studying history, but I OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Batman – The Book of Shadows Writers: Pat Mills and Debbie Gallagher Penciller: Duke Mighten Inker: Bill Oakley Colorist: Digital Chameleon Summary: “…One must choose that victim who contains the greatest and purest force. The Holy Fool. The Hanged Man. The King of the Lonely. The Batman. Thus shall the demon Archon arise and OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
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 OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: Mermaid’s Saga Parts 13-14 – Mermaid’s Gaze Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts We’ve come to one of my favorites in the series, but it’s sad because this story’s never gotten an animated adaption. We’ll also be visiting another twisted sibling dynamic like the Kannagi Sisters from “Mermaid’s Forest,” but this goes much differently than OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »
Title: The Abandoned aka “Howard, They’re Zombies” Creator: Sophie Campbell Summary: Big-hearted volunteer worker by day, unruly rocker by night, Rylie is one of the most-liked residents of the small island-town of Buffalora. When she sets her sights on Naomi, the new girl in town, love is definitely in the air. Unfortunately for Rylie, so OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »