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Recap #202: Graveyard School #14: The Tragic School Bus by Tom B. Stone

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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Recap #200: Jingle Belle: Grounded by Paul Dini and Stephanie Gladden

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 […]

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Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi

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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Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi

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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Recap #40: The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney

Title: The Stranger by Caroline B. Cooney Summary: From the first moment she sees him in class, Nicoletta is drawn to Jethro, fascinated by his dark, mysterious face. She is attracted yet repelled, interested but afraid. Nicoletta becomes obsessed, unable to think of any-thing but this strange boy. But she knows so little about him. […]

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Recap #35: Horrorscope by Nicholas Adams

Title: Horrorscope by Nicholas Adams Summary: Aries: Avoid confrontations. A bad day for relationships. Soon she would come. It was written in the stars. Finally Jenny Warren left the protective light of the streetlamp behind. She walked fast, her shoes tapping on the sidewalk. In the shadow of the night, the watcher smiled. His hands […]

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Recap #32: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis

Title: My Secret Admirer by Carol Ellis Summary: Jenny is new in town. Her parents go away, leaving her all alone in an isolated house. The mountains surrounding the town loom ominously, guarding the secret of what really happened the day of Diana Benson’s accident. Then the phonecalls start… Jenny has a secret admirer, who […]

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Recap #28: The Baby-Sitter III by R.L. Stine

Title: The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine Summary: The third in R L Stine’s terrifying BABY-SITTER trilogy Bad Company… Jenny is desperate to forget Mr Hagen – the maniac who terrorized baby-sitters, including her. Even when she goes to stay with her cousin Debra for the summer, she is still plagued by the same […]

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