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Goosebumps Series 2000: Headless Halloween Cover Art by Tim Jacobus

Recap #244: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10: Headless Halloween by R.L. Stine by on 31 October 2019

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10 – Headless Halloween, a.k.a. “Brandon Did A Bad, Bad Thing” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: Talk about getting ahead! Summary: Frozen in silence, I squinted into the eerie, pale light. Hands popped up from beneath the ground. They shook off dirt and stretched. A dozen hands poked OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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All Hallow's Eve Cover

Recap #243: All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams by on 30 October 2019

Jude recaps All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams.

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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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Creature Teacher Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #240: Graveyard School Final 2 Countdown: #20 – Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone by on 17 September 2019

Jude recaps the penultimate Graveyard School book, Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone and no one is ready to say good-bye to this series.

#resurrectgraveyardschool2019

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One Day at HorrorLand Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #239: Goosebumps #16: One Day at HorrorLand by R.L. Stine by on 12 September 2019

Jude recaps Goosebumps 16: One Day at HorrorLand by R.L. Stine.

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Graveyard School #25: Escape from Vampire Park Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #237: Graveyard School Final 3 Countdown: #25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone by on 3 September 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School 25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone

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Fright Camp Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #235: Goosebumps Series 2000 #8: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine by on 13 August 2019

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 88: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine. It’s like the Cavern of No Return Night of the June Bugs Holds the Prisoners of the Vampire King Dr. Cruel.

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Campfire Stories Cover

Recap #231: Campfire Stories #1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli by on 23 July 2019

Jude recaps Campfire Stories 1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli. Urban legends by the bucketful, and it’s great.

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Weekend at Poison Lake Cover by Craig White

Recap #225: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine by on 13 June 2019

Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition 8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine. So much poisoned water, so little time.

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Graveyard School #18 - The Dead Sox Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #224: Graveyard School #18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone by on 11 June 2019

Jude recaps Graveyard School 18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone and the baseball pun is right there in the title.

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Batman The Drowned #1 Cover by Jason Fabok

Recap #223: Batman: The Drowned #1 by on 6 June 2019

Jude recaps Batman: The Drowned 1 and it’s all Dark Multiverse All the Time around here. Drown the world. Drown. the. World.

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Tales for the Midnight Hour Original Cover

Recap #222: Tales for the Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part 1 by on 23 May 2019

Title: Tales for the Midnight Hour Author: Judith Bauer “J.B.” Stamper Initial Thoughts As part of my attempt to start off Year Three on the right foot, I’ll be reviewing one of my favorites of the Point Horror collection. Though this book was originally published back in 1977, which I believe predates the inception of OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Witching Hour #1 Cover

Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1 by on 2 May 2019

Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.

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GOT ANY SCABS?! They could be worth gold

Recap #216: Deadtime Stories #17: Faerie Tale by A.G. Cascone by on 19 March 2019

Title: Deadtime Stories #17 – Faerie Tale, a.k.a. “Reject Ridge High” Author: A.G. Cascone, a.k.a. Annette and Gina Cascone Cover Artist: Mark Fredrickson Tagline: This is no tooth fairy! Summary: Who’s watching while you sleep? The first time Colin saw the tooth fairy was after he’d lost his first baby tooth. His parents laughed when 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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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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Na-na-na-na BATMAN

Recap #205: Give Yourself Goosebumps #3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine by on 8 January 2019

Jude recaps Give Yourself Goosebumps 3: Trapped in Bat Wing Hall by R.L. Stine and it’s two stories for the price of one. Two delightful, kind of charming stories. Good job, Stine.

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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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Recap #200: Jingle Belle: Grounded by Paul Dini and Stephanie Gladden by on 5 December 2018

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… »

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Recap #199: Graveyard School #12: Scream, Team! by Tom B. Stone by on 28 November 2018

Title: Graveyard School #12 – “Scream, Team!” a.k.a. “The Bad News Belville Bears” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Cam DeLeon Summary: Belville Bears 13 Grove Hill Tigers 0 They’re big. They’re mean. They’re ugly. And they’re totally killing the Graveyard School Tigers. The Belville Bears used to be OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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