“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” Re-Released With Original Art to Scar New Generation

“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” Re-Released With Original Art to Scar New Generation

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When HarperCollins re-released “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” in 2011, they effectively declawed Alvin Schwartz’s series by replacing Stephen Gammell’s unforgettable illustrations with Brett Helquist’s less-than-terrifying takes on the tales.   But HarperCollins has rectified their past mistakes, and have re-released the series in a collection featuring Gammell’s original artwork.   Left: Gammell, Right: Helquist / via Adventures in Poor Taste   This will come as a relief to fans, and 80s/90s kids everywhere as they can once again feast their eyes on their childhood nightmares.   via Mental Floss   Following last year’s news that “Pan’s Labyrinth” director, Guillermo del Toro, will produce and …