trope: I hate the hot chick! (And she hates me.)

Because girls can’t be friends, AMIRIGHT? For some reason, this girl, who is utterly desirable in the looks department, hates the ever-loving fuck out of our protagonist. And, despite claiming to not care, our protagonist makes digs about her all the time.

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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LOTDK Annual #6 Cover

Recap #274: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Annual #6 by Alan Grant and Barry Kitson

Title: Batman Legends of the Dark Knight Annual #6 – “Executioner” Plot: Alan Grant and Barry Kitson Script: Alan Grant

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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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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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Skinwalkers cover

Recap #241: Skinwalkers (2006)

Wing recaps Skinwalkers (2006) and THEY’RE WEREWOLVES NOT SKINWALKERS WTF. Also: plot holes, unsurprising plot twists, great bat comments, and Wing goes off on a sexualized female werewolf tanget.

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GHOUL evening, boils and goops

Recap #217: Short And Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 2

Title: Short & Shivery a.k.a. “The Wide World of Horror” Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Katherine Coville Summary: Everyone

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Spellbound by Christopher Pike

Recap #196: Spellbound by Christopher Pike

Title: Spellbound by Christopher Pike Summary: No one knew how the girl had died. They found Karen Holly in the

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Recap #192: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire: Zombie Saturday Night by West and Ellis

Title: Confessions of a Teenage Vampire – Zombie Saturday Night Writer: Terry M. West Penciller: Steven A. Ellis Inkers: Richard

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Sweet Sixteen by Francesca Jeffries

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

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cover of Nightmare Hall - The Experiment by Diane Hoh

Recap #124: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment by Diane Hoh (Nola Thacker)

Title: Nightmare Hall #8: The Experiment Summary: Professor Maximillian DeLure. Award-winning poet, scientist, and professor at Salem University. Dark, sexy,

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cover of Diane Hoh's Scream Team, top cover is brick building with a window cutout that shows a girl in a cheerleading uniform collapsed on the floor

Recap #93: Nightmare Hall #5: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh

Title: The Scream Team by Diane Hoh Summary: Delle has always been a cheerleader. And so she wants more than

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The Accident by Diane Hoh

Recap #50: The Accident by Diane Hoh

Dove recaps the Point Horror staple, The Accident by Diane Hoh, where a nice girl swaps places with a ghost and, shocker, that turns out to be a Very. Bad. Idea.

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The Surfer by Linda Cargill

Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill

Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the

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The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis

Dove recaps The Stalker by Carol Ellis, which feels like a paint-by-numbers Point Horror. Bad things happen to a nice girl. Business as usual.

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