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Recap #186: Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror #17

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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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 #183: Ghosts of Fear Street #30: I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

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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Recap #181: Deadtime Stories #10: Grandpa’s Monster Movies by A.G. Cascone

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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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 #177: Friendship is 8-Bit: Story of the Blanks by Donitz

Title: Friendship Is 8-Bit – Story of the Blanks Creator: Donitz Initial Thoughts It’s been more than a year since I began writing for Point Horror, and after carefully double checking with Wing and Dove, I thought I’d do this extra special recap of a horror computer game. This’ll be my first ever game recap, […]

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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 #175: Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries

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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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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