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Other Recaps: Recap #120: Spinechillers Mysteries #6: Not A Creature Was Stirring? by Fred E Katz A.K.A. “The Gospel of Bergen” (Jude Deluca on 24 Dec 2017)
Title: Spinechillers Mysteries #6 – Not A Creature Was Stirring? Author: Fred E. Katz Cover Artist: Mike Harper Tagline: N/A Summary: Yule Mania Just before leaving with his parents to go skiing before Christmas, Conner Morgan breaks his leg. Fortunately, Great Aunt Bergen is coming to watch the house, and Conner can stay with her. [Wing: […]
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Cover of Snow Day by M. T. Coffin has an evil snowman with clawed stick fingers reaching out for the viewerOther Recaps: Recap #118: Spinetinglers #7: Snow Day by M. T. Coffin, a.k.a. “Is This The Book You Wished For?” (Jude Deluca on 20 Dec 2017)
Title: Spinetinglers #7 – Snow Day Author: M.T. Coffin, a.k.a. Robert Hawks Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The Weather Outside Is Frightful… Summary: LET IT SNOW! The kids all cheer when the bus driver tells them the schools have just been closed because of the snow. But the bus can’t make it through the blinding blizzard, […]
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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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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #114: Graveyard School #15: The Fright Before Christmas by Tom B. Stone, A.K.A. “I STILL Can’t Believe It’s Not A Christmas Carol!” (Jude Deluca on 10 Dec 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #15 – The Fright Before Christmas Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata [Wing: That cover is so much cheesy fun.] Tagline: N/A Summary: Have Yourself A Scary Little Christmas… Christopher hates Christmas. He calls it a howl-iday, not a holiday. The fat man in the red suit? Santa Claws. […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #110: More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “It Just Doesn’t Die!” (Jude Deluca on 30 Nov 2017)
Title: More & More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine (And possibly Carolyn Crimi) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary: Reader Beware – You’re In For Ten More Scares! Will Aunt Vera’s book of magic spells spell scary trouble for Kari? Is Jeffrey a musical genius or is the old guitar he […]
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Other Recaps: October Patreon Bonus Recap: Are You Afraid of the Dark? 01×01 The Tale of the Phantom Cab (Wing on 29 Nov 2017)
Submitted for the approval of the Devil’s Elbow Patreons, I call this post: The Recap of the Tale of the Phantom Cab. INITIAL THOUGHTS Are You Afraid of the Dark? was a horror anthology tv show that aired in the early 90s. The premise was that a group of teens are brought together by their […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #109: Graveyard School #21: The Skeleton’s Revenge, a.k.a. “Flipper’s Badass Grandma” (Jude Deluca on 23 Nov 2017)
Title: Graveyard School #21 – The Skeleton’s Revenge Author: Tom B. Stone/Nola Thacker/D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Tagline: N/A Summary: He’s Baaaack!!! Skate McGraw and his family are spending Thanksgiving at his uncle Edgar’s house on an island. It sounds cool, but when they arrive, Skate immediately gets the creeps. The first thing that […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #99: Fear Street: Halloween Party by R. L. Stine, A.K.A. “Niki Meyer Is Stunning And Brave” (Jude Deluca on 25 Oct 2017)
Title: Fear Street – Halloween Party Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: There is going to be an uninvited guest at this Halloween party on Fear Street… Summary: WELCOME TO FEAR STREET Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself… and see if its dark […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Oct 2017)
The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of […]
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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nailsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins (Wing on 15 Oct 2017)
Title: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins Summary: At a Hallowe’en party with very exclusive guests, the disguised play a game of hide and seek in an ancient cemetery as midnight approaches. When someone is killed, all the partygoers can do is suspect each other – unless there is an unknown player. Tagline: Don’t look […]
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The Howling cover werewolf claws tearing through a solid sheet and a woman's screaming face behind itSnark at the Moon! recaps: Recap #94: The Howling (1981) (Wing on 5 Oct 2017)
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 […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #92: More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 30 Sep 2017)
Title: More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Summary: “Reader Beware – You’re In For Ten Summertime Scares!” Is Matt’s summer camp being taken over by an evil patch of poison ivy? Will Eric escape from his tank, now that he’s been turned into a fish? Can Tara help […]
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cover of Heart of the Hunter by R L Stine shows an Indian woman being stalked by a shadowy figure in the fog, with the head of a wolf in the clouds, under a full moonFear Street Recaps: Recap #80: Fear Street Saga #9: Heart of the Hunter by R. L. Stine (Wing on 15 Aug 2017)
Title: Fear Street Sagas #9: Heart of the Hunter by R. L. Stine Summary: A medicine woman tells Jamie Fier the love potion she gave him will cost him. Now Jamie finds himself transforming into a wolf—and if his true love sees him in this form, he will remain a wolf forever. Tagline: The full […]
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cover of The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson, has a figure in a black coat with its hood up carrying an ax, with the title and author information printed over itOther Recaps: Recap #77: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson (Wing on 3 Aug 2017)
Title: The Reading Buddy by Bryce Gibson Summary: A SET OF keys jangled in my hand. The keys were my lifeline. One of them would be what saved the day. I held onto them as tightly as I could. I was being followed. The man running behind me was my stepdad, Morris Heyward. He was holding […]
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cover of Tales to Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine with a ghost in front of a background imageGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #76: Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Jul 2017)
Title: Tales to Give You Goosebumps Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: N/A Summary: “Reader Beware — You’re in for ten scares!” From an evil baby sister, to a remote control that can control more than just the television set, to a teacher who’s obsessed with snakes, to a cute, cuddly teddy bear […]
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four teens on a black cover; three guys and one girl, all white, wearing leather and pouty expressions, very 80s and 90s vampire styleOther Recaps: Recap #75: The Band by Carmen Adams (Donna on 23 Jul 2017)
[Wing: RECAP #75! Thank you all for sticking around for this ridiculous, amazing ride.] The Author As far as I can tell Carmen Adams has only written two books, THE BAND and SONG OF THE VAMPIRE. [Wing: Well, she also wrote The Claw, which I recapped in 2016, and despite some lazy writing and the […]
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cover of Skeleton on the Skateboard by Tom B. Stone, has a skeleton on a skateboard and a creepy black and gray backgroundGraveyard School recaps: Recap #72: The Skeleton on the Skateboard, A.K.A. “Wes Craven Presents Rocket Power” (Jude Deluca on 10 Jul 2017)
Title: The Skeleton On The Skateboard Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Summary: “Dead Man’s Curve Is Scary Enough…” Who’s the new hot dog on Skateboard Hill? He’s the only thrasher who can take Dead Man’s Curve alive. Skate and Vickie are determined to meet him – […]
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Cover of Friday the 13th the deluxe editionFriday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #68: Friday the 13th (Uncut Deluxe Edition) (bat on 13 Jun 2017)
Title: Friday the 13th – Uncut Deluxe Edition Summary: RIP into a chilling new UNCUT DELUXE EDITION of Friday the 13th. With the addition of unrated footage, and insightful specials features, plunge deeper into the film that spawned eleven sequels and the genre’s unstoppable bad guy, Jason Voorhees. A new owner and several young counselors […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #66: Still More Tales To Give You Goosebumps by R. L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 May 2017)
Title: Still More Tales To Give You Goosebumps Summary: Will Charlie’s recipe for pumpkin juice cause him some hair-raising terror? Are Dave’s awesome ants biting off more than they can chew? Can Max’s Halloween wish turn him into an endangered species? Notes: This is the 4th of the six short story collections from the original […]
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Identity Theft by Anna DaviesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #64: Identity Theft by Anna Davies (Wing on 24 Apr 2017)
Title: Identity Theft by Anna Davies Summary: Hayley is going to have the best year ever. After years of careful planning, she’s ready to serve as student council president AND editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Ivy League, here she comes! However, just before student council elections, someone creates a fake facebook profile for Hayley and starts posting […]
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