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Recap #193: Quiet House by Norman Prentiss

Title: Quiet House, a Halloween short story, a.k.a. “That Got Dark REALLY Fast” Author: Norman Prentiss Cover Artist: N/A Tagline: N/A Summary: On October 29, the Halloween decorations disappeared from the Myrick lawn. Instead, an official sign appeared at the edge of the property: “Quiet Zone: Death in the Family.” This year, Jeremy would finally be […]

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Recap #185: Mermaid Saga Part 12: The Ash Princess by Rumiko Takahashi

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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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 #178: Goosebumps #33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam by R.L. Stine

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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Recap #176: Goosebumps #25: Attack of the Mutant by R.L. Stine

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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Recap #174: The Hole (2001)

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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Recap #171: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: The Turning by West and Ellis

Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire #1 – The Turning Writer: Terry West Penciller: Steve Ellis Inkers: Rich Perrota and Ravil Lopez Letterer: Fred Van Lente Colorist: Michelle Wulf and Ryan Dunlavey Summary: I used to be a pretty average teenager. True, I didn’t haprves tons of friends, and I liked studying history, but I […]

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Recap #170: Batman: The Book of Shadows by Mills, Gallagher, and Mighten

Title: Batman – The Book of Shadows Writers: Pat Mills and Debbie Gallagher Penciller: Duke Mighten Inker: Bill Oakley Colorist: Digital Chameleon Summary: “…One must choose that victim who contains the greatest and purest force. The Holy Fool. The Hanged Man. The King of the Lonely. The Batman. Thus shall the demon Archon arise and […]

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Recap #169: Graveyard School #9: The Abominable Snow Monster by Tom B. Stone

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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Recap #168: Ghosts of Fear Street #31: Escape of the He-Beast by Page McBrier

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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