Title: Changes For Molly Author: Valerie Tripp Illustrator: Nick Bakes Summary: Molly can hardly wait for Dad to come home! She’s especially excited because he’ll arrive in time to see her dance the part of Miss Victory in the big Red Cross show. Molly isn’t worried about her tap dancing because she’s the best in Miss LaVonda’s dance class. But she wants to look sophisticated so Dad will know how much she’s gro...

Rosey recaps Making Out #12: Claire Can't Lose by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant), which has very little do with with Claire and her wins/losses, and everything to do with ZOEY'S UNBRIDLED ANGST. Again....

Wing recaps Making Out #11: Ben Takes a Chance by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) and yells a lot about how people are not objects to own, goddamn it....

Wing recaps Famous Five #10: Five on a Hike Together by Enid Blyton and would probably kill you if you drank every time she said WHAT THE EVER LOVING FUCK....

Jude recaps Molly Book #5: Molly Saves The Day by Valerie Tripp....

Dove recaps Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton, which is the most racist Blyton to date and, as a bonus, features Julian and Dick's first TWO forays into kidnapping....

Dove recaps Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) in which Nina is neither shaped nor shapeless, but Zoey is a complete pain in the ass...

Title: A Molly Mystery – The Light In The Cellar, a.k.a. “Molly and the Mystery of the Horrible Hoarders” Author: Sarah Masters Buckley Cover Artist: Jean-Paul Tibbles Summary: Molly wishes she and her friend Emily had an exciting volunteer job that really helped in the fight to win World War Two. Instead, they’re magazine delivery girls at Oak Knoll Hospital. Soon, however, Molly and Emily start to suspect something very un-p...

Necromommycon recaps The Famous Five #8: Five Get Into Trouble wherein the official summary is absolute nonsense, and the Five are the most organised kidnap victims in the world....

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Title: Zoey Plays Games Front Blurb: Life was bliss for Zoey and Lucas until Aaron showed up on the island. Now Aaron wants Zoey. Claire wants Aaron and Zoey’s got a secret that EVERYONE is talking about. How long before Lucas finds out that Zoey Plays Games Back Blurb: Zoey plays games with Aaron and sets off a wave of broken hearts. Because Lucas is in love with Zoey, Claire has vowed to make Aaron her own. But the island is too small for...

Wing recaps Baby-Sitters Club #9: The Ghost at Dawn's House by Ann M. Martin, and it is a sweet, kind, adorable semi-ghost story with a horrible lack of logic at one point. <3 Dawn....

My Little Pony: Somnambula (S02E11-12)
My Little Pony ‘n Friends / 20th October 2020

bat recaps My Little Pony: Somnambula (S02E11-12) - BIG BROTHER (Ponies) ARE BACK, BABY! Where did they go and why? Who cares! But the Ponies' celebration plans are interrupted by, yet again, another villain. This one has a magic bird! How amazing!...

The Baby-Sitters Club (2020): Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls (s01e02)
Baby-Sitters Club / 24th July 2020

Summary: The spooky spirit of Halloween sweeps through Stoneybrook. Meanwhile, Claudia explores budding romance and struggles to connect with her parents. This is one of my favourite books in the series, they’re so silly and sweet and spooky all at the same time, and I’m thrilled to see it in this adorable show. Fingers crossed that I love it as much as I do the book.  Also: Claudia narration? CLAUDIA NARRATION! Share this...Facebo...

The Baby-Sitters Club (2020): Kristy’s Great Idea (s01e01)
Baby-Sitters Club / 5th July 2020

Say hello to your friends! But this is not that show, as cheesy and wonderful as it was, so let’s get started with the actual show. Summary: A creative concept comes to life as Kristy starts a club with her best friends — and a new classmate. But is she ready to be a team leader? Uh, that summary sounds terribly boring. I know they tend to be short, but good lord, that is dry as fuck. While we recap the books (the first 9 ...

Suburban Jersey Ninja She-Devils #1 by Steve Gerber
Other Comics / 22nd June 2020

Title: Suburban Jersey Ninja She-Devils – “Jagged Image” Writer: Steve Gerber Pencils: Amanda Conner Inks: Jeff Albrecht Colors: Michael Higgins Letters: Janice Chiang Editor: Terry Kavanagh Editor-In-Chief: Tom DeFalco Summary: A group of suburban ninjas must face a demonic threat in New Jersey. Initial Thoughts With the American Girl recaps finally done, I can freely focus on doing 90s comic recaps without feeling guilt. This pa...

Molly Book #6: Changes For Molly by Valerie Tripp
American Girls / 15th June 2020

Title: Changes For Molly Author: Valerie Tripp Illustrator: Nick Bakes Summary: Molly can hardly wait for Dad to come home! She’s especially excited because he’ll arrive in time to see her dance the part of Miss Victory in the big Red Cross show. Molly isn’t worried about her tap dancing because she’s the best in Miss LaVonda’s dance class. But she wants to look sophisticated so Dad will know how much she&#...

Generation X Holiday Special by Joe Harris and Adam Pollina
X-Men / 24th December 2019

Title: Generation X Holiday Special – “Yes, Jubilee, there IS a Santa Claus,” a.k.a. “The Nanny & Orphan-Maker Christmas Kidnapping Extravaganza” Writer: Joseph “Joe” Harris Penciller: Adam Pollina Inkers: Morales, Faber, Leigh, Wong and Wiacek Colorist: Paul Tutrone Letterer: RS/Comicraft/Liz Editor: Frank Pittarese Editor-In-Chief: Bob Harras (Boooooooooo! Boooooo on you sir!) Summary: A m...