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Mental health: with tact and sensitivity

Essentially, “crazy” is a blanket term for a bad person with no qualms about killing anyone and everyone. Often because they are “crazy”. Because that’s how mental health works.


Creature Teacher Cover by Mark NagataGraveyard School recaps: Recap #240: Graveyard School Final 2 Countdown: #20 – Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone (Jude Deluca on 17 Sep 2019)
Jude recaps the penultimate Graveyard School book, Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone and no one is ready to say good-bye to this series. #resurrectgraveyardschool2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Other Recaps: Recap #192: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: Zombie Saturday Night by West and Ellis (Jude Deluca on 6 Nov 2018)
Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire – Zombie Saturday Night Writer: Terry M. West Penciller: Steven A. Ellis Inkers: Richard Perrota and Ravil Lopez Letterer: Fred Van Lente Colorists: Kent Marquart, Ryan Dunlavey, Leon Allen, Michelle Wulfson Cover Art: Steve Ellis and Stew Noack Editor: Bonnie Bader Summary: My life has really changed since I […]
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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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Sweet Sixteen by Francesca JeffriesPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #175: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries (Tuesday on 15 Aug 2018)
Title: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries Summary: Leslie can’t wait to turn sixteen. She’s planning a huge birthday Party. Everyone’s invited. Her gorgeous boyfriend, Rick. Her best friend, Deborah. Her cousin, Trish. It’s going to be the biggest bash ever. [Wing: That … that is a list of three people. THREE.] But out of the […]
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Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: The Turning by West and EllisOther Recaps: Recap #171: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: The Turning by West and Ellis (Jude Deluca on 31 Jul 2018)
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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Other Recaps: Recap #170: Batman: The Book of Shadows by Mills, Gallagher, and Mighten (Jude Deluca on 26 Jul 2018)
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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Fear Street: High TideFear Street Recaps: Recap #165: Fear Street Super Chiller #12: High Tide by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 22 Jun 2018)
Title: Fear Street Super Chiller #12 – High Tide, a.k.a. “Wave Race: Blood Storm” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: A lifeguard’s job can be murder… Summary: Blood on the water… Adam Malfitano still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. […]
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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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