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Cover of The Last Vampire #8 | Thirst #4 Shadow of Death by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #236: The Last Vampire #8 | Thirst #4: The Shadow of Death by Christopher Pike (Part Three) (Wing on 15 Aug 2019)
Wing recaps The Last Vampire 8 | Thirst 4: The Shadow of Death chapters 15-21 and Sita is holding the idiot ball waaaaay too much of the time. Also: some people die.
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Fright Camp Cover by Tim JacobusGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #235: Goosebumps Series 2000 #8: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 13 Aug 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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Scream Around the Campfire Cover by Mark NagataGraveyard School recaps: Recap #234: Graveyard School Final Four Countdown: #24 – Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 6 Aug 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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Cover of The Last Vampire #8 | Thirst #4 Shadow of Death by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #233: The Last Vampire #8 | Thirst #4: The Shadow of Death by Christopher Pike (Part Two) (Wing on 1 Aug 2019)
Wing recaps The Last Vampire 8 | Thirst 4: The Shadow of Death by Christopher Pike (chapters 8-14) and not only do we have body swaps but now we have SEKRIT IDENTITIES and SURPRISE RETURNS and MORE.
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Campfire Stories CoverOther Recaps: Recap #231: Campfire Stories #1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli (Jude Deluca on 23 Jul 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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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #227: Graveyard School Final Five Countdown: #19 – The Gator Ate Her by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 9 Jul 2019)
Jude recaps Graveyard School 19: The Gator Ate Her by Tom B. Stone
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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #226: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 3 (Jude Deluca on 27 Jun 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 […]
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Batman The Drowned #1 Cover by Jason FabokOther Recaps: Recap #223: Batman: The Drowned #1 (Jude Deluca on 6 Jun 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 CoverPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #222: Tales for the Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part 1 (Jude Deluca 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 […]
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Child's Play 3 (1991)Child's Play Movies: Recap #220: Child’s Play 3 (1991) (JC on 6 May 2019)
JC of Oh God Why?! Nostalgia recaps Child's Play 3, wherein Chucky wears lipstick, Andy gets a haircut, and the grand finale takes place in an improbably detailed wild mouse coaster.
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Witching Hour #1 CoverOther Recaps: Recap #219: The Witching Hour #1 (Jude Deluca on 2 May 2019)
Jude recaps The Witching Hour 1.
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GHOUL evening, boils and goopsOther Recaps: Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2 (Jude Deluca on 16 Apr 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 […]
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Death Machine (1994)Other movies: Recap #215: Death Machine (1994) (JC on 18 Mar 2019)
JC of Oh God Why?! Nostalgia recaps Death Machine (1994), wherein Brad Dourif is the best thing in it. And there's a killer robot. And we're still not 100% on the lead character's tragic backstory.
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Necromentia (2009)Movie Recaps, Other movies: Recap #214: Necromentia (2009) (Dove on 14 Mar 2019)
Dove recaps Necromentia (2009) wherein: demons are dicks, humans don’t decompose, lawyers can't be trusted, singing pigs are massively dodgy, and I hope JC is still talking to me.
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Graveyard School #14 CoverGraveyard School recaps: Recap #202: Graveyard School #14: The Tragic School Bus by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 20 Dec 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 […]
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GYG Special Edition #4 CoverGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #191: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #4: One Night In Payne House by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Oct 2018)
Title: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #4 – One Night In Payne House Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Craig White Tagline: There’s Only One Way Out! Summary: Talk About Being In The Doghouse! It’s Halloween. And you’ve just taken the Ultimate Challenge. You’ve entered the town’s most horrifying haunted house – Payne House. So ready […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #186: Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror #17 (Jude Deluca on 4 Oct 2018)
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, […]
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Original CoverOther Recaps: Recap #181: Deadtime Stories #10: Grandpa’s Monster Movies by A.G. Cascone (Jude Deluca on 12 Sep 2018)
Title: Deadtime Stories #10 – Grandpa’s Monster Movies, a.k.a. “A Nightmare on Green Acres” Author: A.G. Cascone, a.k.a. Annette and Gina Cascone Cover Artist: ??? Tagline: The midnight show is a scream. Summary: Home movies can be a horror! C.T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents’ old farmhouse. It’s Grandpa’s seventieth birthday, […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 1 Sep 2018)
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 […]
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The Hole (2001)Other movies: Recap #174: The Hole (2001) (Dove on 7 Aug 2018)
Dove recaps The Hole (2001) wherein everyone over the age of eighteen is absolutely incapable of rational thought, and those under that age are terrifying.
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