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He's dead! He's dead! HE'S FUCKING DEAD! ... oh wait he survived

Where the story tries to convince us that there really is a body count, only to later reveal the victim only sustained minor injuries.


Skinwalkers coverSnark at the Moon! recaps: Recap #241: Skinwalkers (2006) (Wing on 13 Oct 2019)
Wing recaps Skinwalkers (2006) and THEY'RE WEREWOLVES NOT SKINWALKERS WTF. Also: plot holes, unsurprising plot twists, great bat comments, and Wing goes off on a sexualized female werewolf tanget.
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One Day at HorrorLand Cover by Tim JacobusGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #239: Goosebumps #16: One Day at HorrorLand by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 12 Sep 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 NagataGraveyard School recaps: Recap #237: Graveyard School Final 3 Countdown: #25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 3 Sep 2019)
Jude recaps Graveyard School 25 - Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone
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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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Weekend at Poison Lake Cover by Craig WhiteGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #225: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #8: Weekend at Poison Lake by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 13 Jun 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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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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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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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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Other Recaps: Recap #197: Bone Chillers #4: Frankenturkey by Betsy Haynes (Jude Deluca on 22 Nov 2018)
Title: Bone Chillers #4 – Frankenturkey, a.k.a. “Help! My Turkey Is A Frankenstein” Author: Betsy Haynes Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus (?) Tagline: Look who’s coming to Thanksgiving dinner… Summary: …it’s not Grandma! Kyle and Annie want to celebrate Thanksgiving like the Pilgrims. They want to wear stovepipe hats, bake their own pies – even raise […]
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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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Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #188: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) (Virgin on 13 Oct 2018)
Title: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) (theatrically: Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI) Summary: The writers pretend the events of the previous film (or two) were some sort of fever dream and decide that Tommy Jarvis (now version 3.0!) should inadvertently help resurrect our dead anti-hero, Jason Voorhees. Jason is really […]
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Other Recaps: Recap #185: Mermaid Saga Part 12: The Ash Princess by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 2 Oct 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 12 – The Ash Princess Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts Wow, so we’ve reached the final “Mermaid Saga” story to recap. My first completion of an entire series for Devil’s Elbow. Unfortunately this last chapter is devoid of Mana, so Wing I hope you enjoyed her presence in the last recap. […]
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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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Goosebumps 25: Attack of the Mutant by R. L. StineGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #176: Goosebumps #25: Attack of the Mutant by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 16 Aug 2018)
Title: Goosebumps #25 – Attack of the Mutant, a.k.a. “Crisis of Infinite Mutants” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus (U.S.), ???? (U.K.) Tagline: He’s no superhero. He’s a supervillain! Summary: Read at your own risk… Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic book collection. His favorite one is called The Masked Mutant. It’s about an […]
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Mermaid Saga Part 7: Dream's End by Rumiko TakahashiOther Recaps: Recap #172: Mermaid Saga Part 7: Dream’s End by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 2 Aug 2018)
Title: Mermaid Saga Part 7 – Dream’s End Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s a good thing I chose this chapter for July because I’ve been incredibly backlogged the last couple of weeks ever since I got sick around Independence Day. Dream’s End is another oddity in the series because it provides more world building, […]
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GS School #9 CoverGraveyard School recaps: Recap #169: Graveyard School #9: The Abominable Snow Monster by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 24 Jul 2018)
Title: Graveyard School #9 – The Abominable Snow Monster, a.k.a. “Where’s Global Warming When You Need It?” Author: Tom B. Stone, a.k.a. Nola Thacker, a.k.a. D.E. Athkins Cover Artist: Came DeLeon Summary: There Must Have Been Some Magic… Kyle’s convinced – he’s created a monster! But what else is there to do when Grove Hill […]
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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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Friday 13th New Beginning Part V 1985Friday the 13th movies, Let's Do It! recaps: Recap #161: Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (Virgin on 13 Jun 2018)
Title: Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1985) (aka Part V) Summary: Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis – who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees – wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives. Tagline: The mindless, murderous […]
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Diane Hoh Nightmare Hall 7: Sorority SisterNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #140: Nightmare Hall #10: Sorority Sister by Diane Hoh (Dade on 19 Mar 2018)
Title: Nightmare Hall #10: Sorority Sister by Diane Hoh Summary: When Maxie McKeon pledges Omega Phi Delta, she figures she’s got it made. She loves her new sisters. And everyone knows Omegas throw the best parties and go out with the cutest guys. But someone on campus isn’t crazy about the sorority. That person is […]
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