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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #183: Ghosts of Fear Street #30: I Was A Sixth Grade Zombie by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Jude Deluca on 25 Sep 2018)
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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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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Other Recaps: Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi (Jude Deluca on 1 Sep 2018)
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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The original cover by Tim JacobusGoosebumps Recaps: Recap #178: Goosebumps #33: The Horror at Camp Jellyjam by R.L. Stine (Jude Deluca on 31 Aug 2018)
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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Friendship is 8-Bit: Story of the BlanksOther Recaps: Recap #177: Friendship is 8-Bit: Story of the Blanks by Donitz (Jude Deluca on 21 Aug 2018)
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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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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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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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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Escape of the He-Beast by Mark GarroFear Street Recaps: Recap #168: Ghosts of Fear Street #31: Escape of the He-Beast by Page McBrier (Jude Deluca on 17 Jul 2018)
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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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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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white womanOther Recaps: Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams (Donna on 23 Aug 2017)
[Wing: OH NO THAT COVER. We’ve come a long way from the fun of The Band.] The Author I stand corrected with now knowing that Adams also wrote THE CLAW, a Point Horror addition that the lovely ladies at The Devil’s Elbow already recapped. I’d never heard of it, but should I stumble across it […]
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cover for Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh, has a window with yellow shutters on the front, looking into a bedroom with a dresser and a clockNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #78: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh (Dade on 7 Aug 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh Summary: The night Robert Q and Darlene meet, the attraction is immediate. The Big Man on Campus uses all his charm to sweep Darlene off her feet – and then dumps her a few weeks later. After all, he’s just playing around. Poor Robert Q. He doesn’t […]
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cover of Silent Stalker by R T Cusick, shows a white girl on a floor in what looks like a cave, cowering away from a bunch of ratsOther Recaps: Recap #73: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick (Wing on 15 Jul 2017)
Title: Silent Stalker by R. T. Cusick Summary: Trapped in a madman’s castle, a young girl must fight to save her sanity Thunder bellows as Jenny and her father pull up to the gate of Worthington Hall. As they inch onto the grounds of the ancient estate, a disheveled young woman thrusts her head through […]
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Silent Scream book cover, shows a window into a dorm room with a girl's body on the floorNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #67: Nightmare Hall #1: The Silent Scream by Diane Hoh (Dade on 5 Jun 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #1: The Silent Scream Summary: Jess is eager to start college – until she arrives at her off-campus dorm. She can see why everyone calls it Nightmare Hall. Especially when she learns the dark secrets hidden within the house. A girl named Giselle hanged herself there. In Jess’s room.  But was it […]
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Bad Blood #2: Hunters' Moon by Debra Doyle and James MacdonaldOther Recaps: Recap #57: Bad Blood #2: Hunters’ Moon by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald (Wing on 30 Jan 2017)
Title: Hunters’ Moon (Bad Blood #2) by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald Summary: Bitten by a werewolf, Valerie had no choice but to accept the bloodthirsty call of the full moon. Even though she vowed never to kill humans, children were being murdered in the night–drained of blood. On their necks was the mark of […]
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Bad Blood #1: Bad Blood by Debra Doyle and James MacdonaldOther Recaps: Recap #55: Bad Blood #1: Bad Blood by Debra Doyle and James Macdonald (Wing on 2 Jan 2017)
Title: Bad Blood (Bad Blood #1) by Debra Doyle & James Macdonald Summary: It started with a group of teenagers telling scary stories around a campfire. No one believed Jay’s wild tale of moonlight and werewolves. They thought he was kidding when he said, “By morning, you’ll all be dead.” But Valerie saw the strange […]
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The Claw by Carmen AdamsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #46: The Claw by Carmen Adams (Wing on 24 Oct 2016)
Title: The Claw by Carmen Adams Summary: The mark of death… Kelly is excited about her summer job at the local zoo – even after the threatening phone calls warning her away. Nothing can dampen Kelly’s resolve to work with animals. But wild animals can be very dangerous and someone has left the door to […]
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The Surfer by Linda CargillPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill (Wing on 5 Sep 2016)
Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… […]
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The Cheerleader by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #26: The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney (Dove on 7 Dec 2015)
Dove recaps a Point Horror staple, The Cheerleader (Vampire Series: Book 1) by Caroline B. Cooney, where Althea trades humans for popularity, and it's kind of awesome.
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