trope: He's dead! He's dead! HE'S FUCKING DEAD! ... oh wait he survived

Where the story tries to convince us that there really is a body count, only to later reveal the victim only sustained minor injuries.

Recap #318: La Noche de Walpurgis / Walpurgis Night (1972)

Title: La Noche de Walpurgis / Walpurgis Night / The Werewolf vs The Vampire Woman (US title) / Shadow of

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Recap #317: Lifeforce (1985)

Title: Lifeforce (1985) Summary: IT’S VAMPIRES. BUT IN SPACE. Tagline: The Cinematic Sci-Fi event of the Eighties [What a goddamn

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La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972)

Recap #315: La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972)

Title: La Furia Del Hombre Lobo/Fury of the Wolfman (1972) Summary: A man has had a werewolf curse cast upon

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Strange Matter No Substitutions

Recap #308: Strange Matter #1: No Substitutions by Marty M Engle

Title: Strange Matter #1 – No Substitutions, a.k.a. “Fairfield Nights: The Ballad of STACY CALHOUN” Author: Marty M. Engle Summary:

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Recap #298: Froid Dans Le Dos #15: Le Homard En Cavale

Title: Froid Dans Le Dos #15 – Le Homard En Cavale, a.k.a. “Bone Chillers #??? – Here Comes Sandy Claws”

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Recap #295: Jude’s Stocking Stuffers – Strange Matter #22.1: The Abominable Snowman by Andy Goble

Title: Strange Matter #22.1 – The Abominable Snowman a.k.a. “Frosty The Homicidal Snowman” Author: Andy Goble Tagline: 1996 Scary Story

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An American Werewolf in London Theatrical Poster

Recap #288: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

bat recaps An American Werewolf in London and the special effects plus the use of tropes (or what would later become tropes) are wonderful.

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Rilo Buru's Summer Vacation Cover Art

Recap #287: Halfmas Special – Strange Matter #31: Rilo Buru’s Summer Vacation by Engle & Barnes

Title: Strange Matter #31 – Rilo Buru’s Summer Vacation, a.k.a. “A Summer Buru” Authors: Johnny Ray Barnes Jr. and Marty

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Rumic Theater One or Double Cover

Recap #284: Rumic Theater: To Grandmother’s House We Go by Rumiko Takahashi

Jude (@judedeluca) recaps Rumic Theater: To Grandmother’s House We Go by Rumiko Takahashi (which doesn’t have nearly enough werewolves with that title).

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Return to HorrorLand Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #276: Goosebumps Series 2000 #13: Return to Horrorland by R.L. Stine

Jude recaps Goosebumps Series 2000 13: Return to Horrorland by R.L. Stine and, as always, people choose to return to a place where they nearly died. WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING.

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Flatliners (1990)

Recap #272: Flatliners (1990)

Title: Flatliners (1990) Tagline: Some lines shouldn’t be crossed.  Summary: Third-year medical students decide to play with life and death, “flatlining” themselves

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Recap #270: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

Title: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) Summary: A high school senior class trip turns into Murder Party

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Recap #268: Chopping Mall (1986)

Social Distance Snarking Title: Chopping Mall (1986) Summary: Sexy after-hours party held by employees in a goddamn mall is interrupted

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Return to Ghost Camp Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #267: Goosebumps Series 2000 #19: Return to Ghost Camp by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps Series 2000 #19 – Return to Ghost Camp, a.k.a. “Everybody Loves Ari” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Tim

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Say Cheese And Die Cover Artwork by Tim Jacobus

Recap #266: Goosebumps #4: Say Cheese And Die! by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #4 – Say Cheese And Die!, a.k.a. “Greg Banks Won’t Eat His Cereal” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist:

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Welcome to Dead House Cover by Tim Jacobus

Recap #262: Goosebumps #1: Welcome to Dead House by R.L. Stine

Title: Goosebumps #1 – “Welcome to Dead House” a.k.a. “They’re Coming To Get You, Amanda!” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist:

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The Rich Girl Cover by Bill Schmidt

Recap #261: Fear Street #44: The Rich Girl by R.L. Stine

Title: Fear Street #44 – The Rich Girl, a.k.a. “Capitalism Stinks!” Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Bill Schmidt Tagline: Would

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cover of Nightmare Hall Book of Horrors by Diane Hoh

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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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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