trope: Mwahahahaha!

Bad guy POV. Double points if the bad guy actually does an evil laugh.

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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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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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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Recap # 278: Even More Short & Shivery By Robert D. San Souci – Part 4

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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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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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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Recap #273: Even More Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Souci – Part Two

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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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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Recap #265: Even More Short & Shivery by Robert D. San Soucci – Part One

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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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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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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Constellations That Sing Of Death Cover by Yoko Matsumoto

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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Night of the Werewolf Cover by Bill Schmidt

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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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 #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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