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Be Afraid Be Very Afraid Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #253: Goosebumps Series 2000 #20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine by on 15 January 2020

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine. Needs more #werewolves, but the twisty storytelling is surprisingly great.

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Night of the Werewolf Cover by Bill Schmidt

Recap #252: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1: Night of the Werewolf by Edward Packard by on 10 January 2020

Title: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1 – Night of the Werewolf, a.k.a. “The Wacky Witchy Werewolf War” Author: Edward Packard Illustrator: Bill Schmidt Tagline: It’s a full moon… beware of howling beasts! Summary: Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? Your vacation at your cousins’ house is off to a creepy start. A body – OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #251: Spinetinglers #16: We Wish You A Scary Christmas by M.T. Coffin by on 30 December 2019

Title: Spinetinglers #16 – We Wish You A Scary Christmas, a.k.a. “I’ve Got Santa In My Basement” Author: M.T. Coffin, a.k.a. George Edward Stanley Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: Not A Creature Was Stirring… Summary: It’s Every Kid’s Worst Nightmare! There’s a rumor going around that Santa Claus will not be making his rounds this year… OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Nocturnal Letters

Recap #250: Nocturnal Letters by Ms-Bowser by on 29 December 2019

Title: Nocturnal Letters, a.k.a. “Night of the Nasty Notes” Developer/Author: Ms-Bowser Summary: A scary/creepy point-and-click adventure game. Very plot-driven. You can almost call it an interactive movie. Ivy lives with her family in a big house in the forest. Things have been rather strange lately. Help Ivy find out what is wrong, and uncover the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Goosebumps: Chicken Chicken Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #249: Goosebumps #53: Chicken Chicken by R.L. Stine by on 12 December 2019

Title: Goosebumps #53 – Chicken Chicken, a.k.a. “The Clucking” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: It’s a finger lickin’ nightmare! Summary: Don’t Call Them Chicken Legs! Everyone in Goshen Falls knows about weird Vanessa. She dresses all in black. Wears black lipstick. And puts spells on people. At least, that’s what they say. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Christmas Terror Tales Cover by J.T. Molloy

Recap #248: Christmas Terror Tales by Kevin Folliard and J.T. Molloy by on 10 December 2019

Title: Christmas Terror Tales Author: Kevin Folliard Artist: J.T. Molloy Tagline: Stories To Enjoy From October Through December Summary: You’d Better Watch Out… Sixteen gripping tales inspired by classical horror and urban legends twist holiday themes into chilling cautionary tales. A mischievous snowman frames the children who built him for its mistakes. A haughty priest OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Tales for the Midnight Hour Original Cover

Recap #247: Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two by on 26 November 2019

Jude recaps Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two and somehow spends most of the time bored. Way to fail, Stamper.

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Fillmore Title Card

Recap #242: Halloween Extravaganza – Fillmore!: Episode #21, “The Unseen Reflection” by on 17 October 2019

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.

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Scream Around the Campfire Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #234: Graveyard School Final Four Countdown: #24 – Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone by on 6 August 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School 24: Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone. Time shenanigans! Monsters! Campfire tales coming true! It’s amazing, ridiculous fun.

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Graveyard School #16 - Don't Tell Mummy

Recap #218: Graveyard School #16: Don’t Tell Mummy by Tom B. Stone by on 30 April 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School 16: Don’t Tell Mummy by Tom B. Stone. Don’t get wrapped up in whether or not the details make sense.

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GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2 by on 16 April 2019

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… »

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GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Recap #213: Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part One by on 28 February 2019

Jude recaps Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci and we get 10 creepy short stories that may or may not be familiar.

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Dee Wallace Stone to the rescue!

Recap #212: Goosebumps Series 2000 #22: Full Moon Fever by R.L. Stine by on 26 February 2019

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 22: Full Moon Fever by R.L. Stine. Beware monsters, angry kids, and misreading wrappers.

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Oops wrong movie

Recap #211: Scary Godmother: Bloody Valentine Special by Jill Thompson by on 14 February 2019

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… »

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I guess you could say this is pretty... grim

Recap #209: Graveyard School #17: Jack and the Beanstalker by Tom B. Stone by on 8 February 2019

Title: Graveyard School #17 – Jack and the Beanstalker, a.k.a. “Jude Deluca’s ‘Graveyard School Theater’” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Summary: Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum! Now The Giant Is Going To Have Some Fun… Jackson needs to earn some money – fast. When he mows old OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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No Means No Hood

Recap #208: Grimm Fairy Tales #1: Red Riding Hood by Joe Tyler and Ralph Tedesco by on 6 February 2019

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… »

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Teen Wolf Too (1987)

Recap #207: Teen Wolf Too (1987) by on 20 January 2019

  Title: Teen Wolf Too (1987) Summary: Todd Howard is a Hamilton University freshman with a full athletic scholarship: only Todd has no idea why, since he’s far more interested in veterinary medicine than sports. But his boxing coach, Bobby Finstock, is very familiar with the Howard family secret and he’s hoping he can use OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Graveyard School #14 Cover

Recap #202: Graveyard School #14: The Tragic School Bus by Tom B. Stone by on 20 December 2018

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… »

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