R. L. Stine

[Guest Posts]

The Importance of Kid-Horror

Kids in the ’50s gobbled up the gruesome morality tales of EC comics. These stories thrilled a generation with their depictions of terrible people getting punished for doing terrible things. They were fun, beautifully drawn… and wildly inappropriate, so much so that the entire comic book industry was forced to water everything down for decades


A Lifelong Goosebumps Fan’s Thoughts on the Goosebumps Movie Trailer

There are a small handful of things I credit for instilling a love of horror in me as a child, including the Nightmare on Elm Street movies and HBO’s Tales from the Crypt TV series. But there’s nothing more influential on my lifelong love of horror than R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books, which I voraciously consumed


10 Things We Learned from R.L. Stine’s Twitter Q&A Session!

Two decades after becoming a household name, the 70-year-old R.L. Stine is still to this day as busy as ever, his Goosebumps series showing no signs of slowing down and his Fear Street series making its triumphant return on September 30th. In 2015, Stine’s work will be introduced to brand new audiences in the form

[Books and Comics]

Goosebumps Gold — The Series That Never Was

2014 has proven itself to be a great year for fans of R.L. Stine, who introduced many of us to the horror genre at a young age. Not only is his pre-Goosebumps series Fear Street making a return, but Goosebumps itself is at long last getting a feature film adaptation, which recently entered production, after

[Books and Comics]

R.L. Stine Bringing Fear Street Back from the Dead

Before he gave us Goosebumps, he frightened us on Fear Street. Launched in 1989, three years before Goosebumps came onto the scene and made him a household name, R.L. Stine created a lesser known series of books called Fear Street. It was just a few years earlier that Stine made the transition from comedy to