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Graveyard School #18 - The Dead Sox Cover by Mark NagataGraveyard School recaps: Recap #224: Graveyard School #18: The Dead Sox by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 11 Jun 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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Detective_Comics_49Other Recaps: Recap #221: Detective Comics #49: Clayface Walks Again! (Jude Deluca on 9 May 2019)
Title: Detective Comics #49 – “Clayface Walks Again!” Writer: Bill Finger Penciller: Bob Kane Inkers: Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos Letterer: George Roussos Editor: Whitney Ellsworth Initial Thoughts Last year I reviewed Detective Comics #40 as part of my attempt to freshen the air in May since I spent all of April 2018 talking […]
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Graveyard School #16 - Don't Tell MummyGraveyard School recaps: Recap #218: Graveyard School #16: Don’t Tell Mummy by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 30 Apr 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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Goosebumps Recaps: Recap #203: Goosebumps #61: I Live In Your Basement! by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 29 Dec 2018)
Jude recaps Goosebumps 61: I Live In Your Basement! by R.L. Stine
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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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A gift from Becka's BBFFFear Street Recaps: Recap #201: Fear Street #17: The Best Friend by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 18 Dec 2018)
Title: Fear Street #17 – The Best Friend, a.k.a “Baby’s First Fear Street” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Sometimes friendship can be murder…. Summary: Best friends… to the end! Who is Honey Perkins? She’s been telling everyone in Shadyside that she’s Becka Norwood’s best friend. But Becka’s sure she’s never met Honey […]
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Spellbound by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #196: Spellbound by Christopher Pike (Wing on 15 Nov 2018)
Title: Spellbound by Christopher Pike Summary: No one knew how the girl had died. They found Karen Holly in the mountain stream, her skull crushed. There was only one witness to the tragedy, Karen’s boyfriend, Jason Whitfield. He said a grizzly had killed her. But a lot of people didn’t believe him. They thought Jason […]
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Graveyard School recaps: Recap #187: Graveyard School #11: April Ghouls’ Day by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 10 Oct 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #11 – April Ghouls’ Day, a.k.a. “Maria and Morty’s Totally Awesome Adventure” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Barry Jackson Summary: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers! Maria Medina’s not quite sure how it happened. One minute she was just another student at Graveyard School, trying to […]
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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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Witch by Christopher PikeOther Recaps: Recap #184: Witch by Christopher Pike (Donna on 27 Sep 2018)
The Author: Christopher Pike is a prolific writer of teen horror-ish novels, with a few sprinkled in there for adults. He is the literary horror to RL Stine’s gore porn/B-movie-type novels. But that’s putting him a bit high up there, isn’t it? Sometimes he overwrites, sometimes his stories are just outright ridiculous. But there’s no […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #183: Ghosts of Fear Street #30: I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Jude Deluca on 25 Sep 2018)
Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #30 – I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie, a.k.a. “Shady School Zone – Bad Future” Author: Nina Kiriki Hoffman Cover Artist: Happy Boy Pat (Published), Mark Garro (Scrapped) Tagline: Class Of The Living Dead? Summary: Zombies on Oak Street? Valerie and Mark know there’s something weird about the new after-school […]
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The original cover by Tim JacobusGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #178: Goosebumps #33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Aug 2018)
Title: Goosebumps #33 – The Horror at Camp Jellyjam, a.k.a. “R.L. <3’s H.P.” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: Tennis… canoeing… monsters, anyone? Summary: Sometimes, Winning Is Everything! Swimming, basketball, roller hockey, King Jellyjam’s Sports Camp has it all. Too bad Wendy isn’t a sports freak like her brother, Elliot. But how excited […]
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Escape of the He-Beast by Mark GarroFear Street Recaps: Recap #168: Ghosts of Fear Street #31: Escape of the He-Beast by Page McBrier (Jude Deluca on 17 Jul 2018)
Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #31 – Escape of the He-Beast, a.k.a. “Hecula the He-Beast #32 – Death by Dying” Author: Page McBrier Cover Artist: Happy Boy Pat (Published), Mark Garro (Original) Tagline: This Monster Is Real – Real Hungry! Summary: He’s hairy. He’s scary. He’s escaped. He is Hecula the He-Beast – the coolest […]
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Diane Hoh - Last DateNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #145: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker (Dade on 3 Apr 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #11: Last Date by Diane Hoh Summary: A night you’ll never forget. Call me. Demi does it on a dare. She places an ad in the personals column of the Salem Chronicle. Lots of guys call. And the nights are everything she advertised. Unforgettable. Unforgettably frightening. Because one by one, Demi’s dates […]
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Wickedpedia by Chris Van EttenPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #63: Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten (Dove on 10 Apr 2017)
Dove recaps Wickedpedia by Chris van Etten, one of the new Point Horrors, that address the injustice of the lack of diversity of leads in PH: we need MOAR WHITE MALES. And that's probably the least shitty thing about this book. Brace yourself.
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The Coach by M C Sumner - Scan by MimiNightmares Recaps: Recap #61: Books of Blood 3: The Coach by M. C. Sumner (Dove on 13 Mar 2017)
Dove recaps Books of Blood 3: The Coach by M. C. Sumner, which is not really an accurate title, but behold EVEN MORE VAMPIRES, and they can look like anyone.
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Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. SumnerNightmares Recaps: Recap #56: Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. Sumner (Dove on 16 Jan 2017)
Dove recaps Books of Blood 1: The Principal by M. C. Sumner where Talli is going to save the world from vampires. And it's as cool as it sounds.
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The Invitation by Diane HohPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #45: The Invitation by Diane Hoh (Dove on 17 Oct 2016)
Dove recaps The Invitation by Diane Hoh where a bunch of unfortunates are invited to the coolest party of the year... as the victims. It's like The Purge, only less happens and nobody cares.
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The Dead Game by A BatesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #42: The Dead Game by A Bates (Dove on 12 Sep 2016)
Dove recaps The Dead Game by A Bates, wherein an awfully boring game escalates to... well, Point Horror wackiness, as usual.
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The Phantom by Barbara SteinerPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #39: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner (Wing on 22 Aug 2016)
Title: The Phantom by Barbara Steiner Summary: When Reggie Westlake turns up at the school rally marking the start of the football season, the crowd goes wild. He’s the greatest player Stony Bay High School ever had. Quarterback and Captain, Reggie led the winning team for two years running, raising the school spirit higher than […]
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