trope: Dun-Dun-DUNNNNN!

Cliffhanger endings of chapters for no reason other than to build false tension and piss Dove and Wing the hell off.

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Recap #260: Nightmare Hall #15: Truth or Die by Diane Hoh/Nola Thacker

  Title: Nightmare Hall #15 Truth or Die Author: Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker) Summary: It begins as a game. When

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Recap #259: Black Orchid #14 – “Glamour’s End” by Dick Foreman and Rebecca Guay

Jude recaps Black Orchid 14 – “Glamour’s End” by Dick Foreman and Rebecca Guay, and we get a deep dive into sympathising with terrible characters and monstrous women.

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Recap #258: Nightmare Hall #16: Book of Horrors by Diane Hoh

Wing recaps Nightmare Hall 16: Book of Horrors by Diane Hoh. Gaslighting for everyone! Crazy = Dangerous! Birds are Friends (Not Saviours).

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Recap #255: The Castle by Yoko Matsumoto

Title: The Castle, or The Mansion of Time Creator: Yoko Matsumoto Scanner/Translator: Luchs Editor: Tama-Neko Summary: A young girl has

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Recap #254: Goosebumps Glow & Tell Story Cards by R.L. Stine and YOU

Title: Goosebumps Glow & Tell Story Cards, a.k.a. “‘BUMPS IN DA HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUT!” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: N/A Tagline: Get

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Be Afraid Be Very Afraid Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #253: Goosebumps Series 2000 #20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 20: Be Afraid – Be Very Afraid! by R.L. Stine. Needs more #werewolves, but the twisty storytelling is surprisingly great.

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Recap #252: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1: Night of the Werewolf by Edward Packard

Title: Choose Your Own Nightmare #1 – Night of the Werewolf, a.k.a. “The Wacky Witchy Werewolf War” Author: Edward Packard

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Recap #251: Spinetinglers #16: We Wish You A Scary Christmas by M.T. Coffin

Title: Spinetinglers #16 – We Wish You A Scary Christmas, a.k.a. “I’ve Got Santa In My Basement” Author: M.T. Coffin,

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Nocturnal Letters

Recap #250: Nocturnal Letters by Ms-Bowser

Title: Nocturnal Letters, a.k.a. “Night of the Nasty Notes” Developer/Author: Ms-Bowser Summary: A scary/creepy point-and-click adventure game. Very plot-driven. You

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Recap #249: Goosebumps #53: Chicken Chicken by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #53 – Chicken Chicken, a.k.a. “The Clucking” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim Jacobus Tagline: It’s a finger

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Recap #246: Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh

Wing recaps Nightmare Hall 14: The Initiation by Diane Hoh and wants to punch the protagonist in the mouth. A lot. BECAUSE SHE WON’T STOP LYING TO PEOPLE WTF.

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Recap #245: The Last Graveyard School Recap: #28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps Graveyard School Recap: 28 – The Spider Beside Her by Tom B. Stone, and somehow, despite her terror, Wing enjoys it.

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Recap #244: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10: Headless Halloween by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #10 – Headless Halloween, a.k.a. “Brandon Did A Bad, Bad Thing” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist:

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Recap #243: All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams

Jude recaps All Hallow’s Eve by Mitchell Perkins, John B. Lang, and Vickie Williams.

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Recap #242: Halloween Extravaganza – Fillmore!: Episode #21, “The Unseen Reflection”

Jude recaps Fillmore!: Episode 21, “The Unseen Reflection” and he and Wing go off on a long discussion of fandom and the interactions between fans and creators.

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Creature Teacher Cover by Mark Nagata

Recap #240: Graveyard School Final 2 Countdown: #20 – Creature Teacher by Tom B. Stone

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 Nagata

Recap #237: Graveyard School Final 3 Countdown: #25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone

Jude recaps Graveyard School 25 – Escape from Vampire Park by Tom B. Stone

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Fright Camp Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #235: Goosebumps Series 2000 #8: Fright Camp by R.L. Stine

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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Recap #234: Graveyard School Final Four Countdown: #24 – Scream Around The Campfire by Tom B. Stone

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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Recap #231: Campfire Stories #1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli

Jude recaps Campfire Stories 1 by Don Oriolo and Vincent Scarpelli. Urban legends by the bucketful, and it’s great.

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