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Other Recaps: Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 26 Jun 2018)
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 […]
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Fear Street: High TideFear Street Recaps: Recap #165: Fear Street Super Chiller #12: High Tide by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 22 Jun 2018)
Title: Fear Street Super Chiller #12 – High Tide, a.k.a. “Wave Race: Blood Storm” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: A lifeguard’s job can be murder… Summary: Blood on the water… Adam Malfitano still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. […]
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Goosebumps Series 2000 15: Scream School by R.L. StineGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #163: Goosebumps Series 2000 #15: Scream School by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 17 Jun 2018)
Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #15 – Scream School, a.k.a. “BEST DAD EVER.” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus (US Version), ???? (French Version) Tagline: Student body stalker… Summary: The two figures floated up from the pile of dusty costumes. One was a man, the other a woman. Their faces were ghoulish. Skin pulled so […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #160: Graveyard School #8: Let’s Scare the Teacher to Death! by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 12 Jun 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #8 – “Let’s Scare the Teacher to Death!” a.k.a. “Teaching Ms. Cheevy” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. “D.E. Athkins” Cover Artist: Barry Jackon (US Cover), ???? (Russian Cover), ???? (UK Cover) UK Tagline: It’s Miss-terious!! Summary: But We Were Only Joking! Mrs. Cheevy, the new math teacher at Graveyard […]
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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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The Bailey School Kids 31: Ghouls Don't Scoop Ice Cream by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton JonesOther Recaps: Recap #156: The Bailey School Kids #31: Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones (Jude Deluca on 22 May 2018)
Title: The Bailey School Kids #31 – “Ghouls Don’t Scoop Ice Cream,” a.k.a. “Local Children Harass Depressed College Student” Authors: Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones Illustrator: John Steven Gurney Summary: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new worker at Burger Doodle with very pale skin and sad […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #154: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16: Mermaid’s Mask by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 13 May 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16 – Mermaid’s Mask Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s Mother’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than by recapping yet another twisted mother/son dynamic from the mind of Rumiko Takahashi? “Mermaid’s Mask” is the last story in the series, and is almost as bloody as “Mermaid’s Scar.” It’s one […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #152: Graveyard School #13: Tales Too Scary to Tell at Camp by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 10 May 2018)
 Title: Graveyard School #13 – Tales Too Scary To Tell At Camp, a.k.a. “1001 Graveyard School Nights” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam De Leon (U.S. Cover), ???? (Lithuanian Cover) Summary: Warning: Don’t Read This Book In Your Bunk! These thirteen chilling stories will send you screaming for […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #150: Goosebumps #10: The Ghost Next Door by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 30 Apr 2018)
Title: Goosebumps – The Ghost Next Door Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: There’s a strange new kid on the block… Summary: “How Come I’ve Never Seen You Before?” Hannah’s neighborhood has gotten a little-weird. Ever since that new boy moved in next door. But when did he move in? Wasn’t the house […]
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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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Point Horror Twitter PlateOther Recaps: Recap #148: Shivers #24: The Ghosts of Devil’s Marsh by M.D. Spenser (Jude Deluca on 16 Apr 2018)
Title: Shivers #24 – The Ghosts of Devil’s Marsh Author: M.D. Spenser Cover Artist: Eddie Roseboom Summary: BIG GHOULS DON’T CRY… Samantha should keep smiling. Otherwise, tears of fear might ruin her summer and probably her life. But the summer was already bad news. There she was on the coast with her cousins. Boy cousins, […]
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Magic Fire by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #146: Magic Fire by Christopher Pike (Jude Deluca on 10 Apr 2018)
Title: Magic Fire Author: Christopher Pike Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: He loved to burn. Summary: He just had a thing about fire. Mark Charm is a pyromaniac. Since the time he was a child, he loved to watch fires. But it is only in his senior year at high school that he takes his […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #144: Graveyard School #23: The Easter Egg Haunt by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 1 Apr 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #23 – The Easter Egg Haunt, a.k.a. “Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Hoping Down The MUUUUUUUURDER Trail” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Mark Nagata Summary: How Do You Like Your Easter Eggs? Fried, Scrambled, Or… Screaming? It’s time for Easter and the annual Grove Hill Easter […]
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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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Other Recaps: Recap #141: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4: The Village of the Fighting Fish by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 22 Mar 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4 – The Village of the Fighting Fish Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts This immediately isn’t one of my favorites stories in the series. While two of the characters are pretty cool, it doesn’t really have the same horror feel as the other tales. The tone and setting comes across similar […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #139: Graveyard School #7: Slime Lake by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 16 Mar 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #7 – Slime Lake, a.k.a. “Protect The Environment! Or I’ll FUCKING KILL YOU!” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: U.S. – Cam DeLeon, U.K. – ??? [Wing: That UK cover is something else!] Tagline: “You’ve Been Slimed!” (U.K. Version) Summary: Don’t Go In The Water! Marc […]
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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #135: Goosebumps: The Surprise On The 13th Floor by R. L. Stine and Cheryl Hotchkiss (Jude Deluca on 28 Feb 2018)
 Title: Goosebumps – The Surprise On The 13th Floor, a.k.a. “Walt Disney’s Goosebumps” (Plus Bonus Story) Author: R.L. Stine and Cheryl Hotchkiss Artist: Michael Graeney Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts And now it’s time for something very special, possibly even rarer than “Goosebumps Haunted Library.” Disney Adventures magazine held a contest in the 1990s. In their […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #134: Bone Chillers #23: Romeo and Ghouliette by Betsy Haynes (Jude Deluca on 22 Feb 2018)
Title: Bone Chillers #23 – Romeo and Ghouliette a.k.a. “Hail, Hail Sirbania, A Land I Didn’t Make Up” Author: Betsy Haynes (Ryan Chipman (Based on the script by Regge Bulman and Clay Eide)) Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: What fright through yonder window breaks? [Wing: Okay, that’s kind of delightful.] Summary: Cooking up trouble… Lexi knows there’s […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #133: Fear Street #45: Cat by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 20 Feb 2018)
Title: Fear Street: Cat, a.k.a. “I Really, Really, REALLY Hate Barry Allen” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: C-A-T- spells murder. Summary: The cat came back… [Wing: Damn it, I have been earwormed.] Marty never liked the cat – it always got in the way at basketball practice. But he never meant to kill […]
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