October—affectionately dubbed "Spooky Season" by Halloween fiends—is a time when kids and adults alike indulge their spectral imaginations and live their best creepy lives. This month's Goosebumps bundle is excellent for adults who want to revisit the creepy nostalgia of their childhoods—or introduce these timeless tales to new generations for shared thrills and chills. The Goosebumps series strikes a balance between horror and humor, with timeless (and wildly entertaining) stories that appeal to a wide age range.
R.L. Stine, already renowned in young adult horror, shifted his focus to horror for kids after being inspired by an ad for "goosebumps week" on local TV. Initially planned as a six-book series, it skyrocketed in popularity following the first book's release in July 1992. Over the next five years, Stine authored 62 more Goosebumps books, spawning some spin-off series, a TV show, films, and abundant merchandise.
The latest monstrous mutation of these beloved books is the new series Goosebumps, coming this month to Disney+ and Hulu. The show follows five high schoolers who embark on a shadowy journey in the mystery of Harold Biddle's tragic passing decades earlier. Along the way, they unearth dark secrets from their parents' past. The show will engage brand-new audiences with a modernized sense of danger and excitement, while also satisfying the nostalgia of lifelong Goosebumps fans.
Return of the Mummy
Following his spooky experience last year, Gabe feels uneasy about returning to Egypt, near the ancient pyramids and those eerie mummies. His apprehension deepens when he discovers an Egyptian superstition about a secret chant that can supposedly revive mummies. Gabe's uncle dismisses it as a hoax. But when Gabe hears sounds of movement inside the mummy's tomb…he's not so sure.
Trick or Trap
Scott Harmon and his best friend Amanda Gold are both scared of everything. They are relentlessly tormented by Scott's little sister and the neighborhood kids, who love doing whatever they can to frighten them. However, this Halloween, Scott and Amanda are determined to overcome their fears—even if it entails exploring an old house everyone says is haunted. Their goal: face their fears and perhaps exact some long-awaited revenge on the kids who harass them. Unless, of course, the house truly is haunted…
Welcome to the Wicked Wax Museum
Give yourself Goosebumps in this chilling choose-your-own-adventure tale packed with more than twenty potential spooky endings. Your teacher takes your class on a trip to the new wax museum in town, but you find it boring. When you arrive, you tune out what your teacher's saying—and that's when you and your friend spot the red door.
If you opt to investigate what's behind door #1, you'll uncover the museum owner's unsettling secret for crafting lifelike sculptures. On the other hand, if you avoid the red door and go the opposite way, you'll cross paths with the eerie Sybil Wicked. Can you make your escape from this eerie place before you're transformed into a human candle? The decision lies in your hands…
Escape from HorrorLand
When they find out a group of kids are stuck in Horrorland, siblings Lizzie and Luke rush to the eerie amusement park to lend a hand. However, the skeptical kids they encounter at Horrorland are reluctant to trust them. Soon, everyone embarks on a journey through a Hall of Mirrors, trying to find an escape. But once they enter Panic Park, safety eludes them as exits vanish, and the Tunnel of Hate looms. Have they fallen into a trap?– Open Road Media
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