The monstrous Goosebumps handle has dripped and oozed its green-tinged ichor for the past three decades, seeping into the imaginations of the countless kids who dared traverse the pages of R.L. Stine’s paperback terrors. In time the words on the page leapt onto the screen and eventually into theaters, transforming playfully frightful prose into equally […]
Many horror fans can recall reading at least one scary short-story collection during their formative years. Especially if they stayed up reading that book in the middle of the night rather than sleeping. These anthologies and omnibuses were designed to send chills down spines in under a few minutes. Some tales took the longer route, […]
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Attack of the Jack-O’-Lanterns was originally published in October 1996 (Spine #48) and the series adaptation aired on Saturday, October 26, 1996 (runtime: 22 minutes). In their own way, every Goosebumps book felt like it was about Halloween. Just spooky enough to be exhilarating but never so much so that they ceased to be fun, […]
Iconic scaremaker R.L. Stine has been terrorizing kids and teens for over three decades. The mere mention of the author’s name readily brings up memories of Goosebumps and Fear Street. Yet, it was his two short-story collections, The Haunting Hour and Nightmare Hour, that inspired one of the best horror TV shows for young people. […]
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Editor’s Note: This review covers the first five episodes of the new series. Over the course of the last 30 years, R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps has wreaked spine-chilling havoc on its adolescent audience, spreading its spookiness over 200 books, 74 episodes of television and two feature films. The green, goopy letters of the franchise’s recognizable moniker […]
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Trick or Treat Studios has hit the Toy Fair running and has now revealed a full action figure line based on R.L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” books! The brand-new line features all your favorite literary monsters including Scarecrow, Haunted Mask, Mummy, Mud Monster, and of course, Slappy! In addition, you can collect them all to build Curly! […]
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The brand new “Goosebumps” television series from Disney+ and Hulu will premiere on October 13, and now the show’s full official trailer has arrived this afternoon. The two-minute trailer features callbacks to several classic Goosebumps tales, including “Welcome to Dead House,” “Say Cheese and Die!” and “The Cuckoo Clock of Doom,” and it also features […]
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R.L. Stine’s iconic Goosebumps horror stories are headed back to the small screen in a new series from Disney+, and the official image gallery has opened up this morning. “Goosebumps” will premiere on Disney+ on October 13, 2023! Disney previews in the official press details, “The new series draws on elements from five of the […]
R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps tales are headed back to the small screen in a new series from Disney+, and we’ve learned this morning that the premiere is just one month away. “Goosebumps” will premiere on Disney+ on Friday the 13th of October! While you wait, check out a short teaser trailer below. And DON’T BLINK. The Wrap details the […]
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The Girl Who Cried Monster was originally published in May 1993 (Spine #8) and the series adaptation aired on Saturday, November 11, 1995 (runtime: 22 minutes). The ultimate escape from authority, responsibility and school, summer break is as precious to kids as any holiday, birthday or celebratory excursion combined. It’s a time of imagination and […]
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R.L. Stine is back on the big screen with Zombie Town this week, a family-friendly horror movie that’ll be playing exclusively in movie theaters on September 1, 2023. Matthew Therrien designed the film’s official poster, which you’ll find below. Therrien writes over on Facebook this afternoon, “As a lifelong Stine fan, I can’t even begin […]
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The prolific horror legend R.L. Stine is back this Halloween season with brand new novel Slime Doesn’t Pay!, a Goosebumps-style tale that’s geared to Middle Grade readers. Slime Doesn’t Pay will release on September 26, 2023! “In this family-friendly scare fest, Amy and her friend, Lissa, don’t know what to do about Arnie’s bullying behavior, […]
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The next R.L. Stine adaptation that’s headed our way is Zombie Town, a tale of teens battling the undead that’s based on a 2012 book written by Stine. Bloody Disgusting has learned this week that Viva Pictures will be releasing Zombie Town in theaters on September 1. Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase star in the film, which looks to […]
The next R.L. Stine adaptation that’s headed our way is Zombie Town, a tale of teens battling the undead that’s based on the Stine-penned horror book from back in 2012. Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase lead the cast of the “mystery teen romancer based on author R.L. Stine’s book of the same name,” and the film has been rated PG-13 […]
Deep Trouble was originally published in May 1994 (Spine #19) and Deep Trouble II was originally published in August 1997 (Spine #58). The series adaptation aired on Monday, November 16, 1998 (runtime: 22 minutes x 2). Ever since Jaws (1975) hit the silver screen, peak summertime terror has been synonymous with crowded beaches and abnormally hungry […]
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