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Recap #291: Rock’N’Roll Nightmare (1987)

Title: Rock’N’Roll Nightmare (1987) Summary: At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record

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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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Even More Short & Shivery Cover

Recap #286: Even More Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part 5

Title: Even More Short & Shivery Author/Editor/Reteller: Robert D. San Souci Illustrator: Jacqueline Roberts Tagline: Thirty Spine-Tingling Tales Summary: Thirty

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Halloween Bugs Me Cover Art

Recap #283: Ghosts of Fear Street #25: Halloween Bugs Me! by Barbara Joyce

Title: Ghosts of Fear Street #25 – Halloween Bugs Me! a.k.a. “It’s always ‘Greg, Greg, Greg!’” Author: Barbara Joyce Cover

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Trick or Trapped Cover Art

Recap #277: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #7: Trick or… Trapped! by R.L. Stine

Title: Give Yourself Goosebumps Special Edition #7 – Trick or… Trapped!, a.k.a. “A Thing’s Pumpkin Soup” Author: R.L. Stine Cover

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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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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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Goosebumps: Chicken Chicken Cover by Tim Jacobus

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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Christmas Terror Tales Cover by J.T. Molloy

Recap #248: Christmas Terror Tales by Kevin Folliard and J.T. Molloy

Title: Christmas Terror Tales Author: Kevin Folliard Artist: J.T. Molloy Tagline: Stories To Enjoy From October Through December Summary: You’d

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Tales for the Midnight Hour Original Cover

Recap #247: Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two

Jude recaps Tales For The Midnight Hour by J.B. Stamper Part Two and somehow spends most of the time bored. Way to fail, Stamper.

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Graveyard School #28: The Spider Beside Her Cover by Mark Nagata

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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Goosebumps Series 2000: Headless Halloween Cover Art by Tim Jacobus

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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All Hallow's Eve Cover

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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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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Campfire Stories Cover

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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