Monthly Archives: September 2020

Fantastic Friday: Do you take this Latverian…

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue #27 is a wedding issue! But it’s a phony wedding, because Sue isn’t marrying Dr. Doom, she’s marrying Reed pretending to be Dr. Doom. It’s what was happening at … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Robot Robbers

Rewatching DuckTales! You want giant mechs? We got giant mechs in episode 9, “Robot Robbers.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge learns he’s lost a construction contract to his rival, Flintheart Glomgold. The job, a new high-tech bank, is being constructed by … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The man in the iron doom mask

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue #26 pays off a lot of the Reed/Sue/Dr. Doom/Valeria foreshadowing that the series has spent a lot of time doing. But is this payoff worth it? In the previous … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Armstrong

Rewatching DuckTales! Everybody dance the robot as we check out episode 9, “Armstrong.” Here’s what happens: After Scrooge’s personal train (!) is blocked by an avalanche, inventor Gyro Gearloose saves the day with his new robot Armstrong, which can apparently … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Y2K compliant

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Volume 3 issue #25 is a double-sized issue written by Chris Claremont, so let’s all settle in for a long haul. Why a double issue? Two reasons. One, it’s the 60th anniversary … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Where No Duck Has Gone Before

Rewatching DuckTales! We’re blasting off for space and the first of the show’s many alien encounters in episode 8, “Where No Duck Has Gone Before.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge’s nephews and their friend Doofus are excited about their favorite sci-fi … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Family plot

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s a calm before the storm, except it’s not all that calm, in vol. 3 issue #24. Throughout the FF’s previous adventure, they were warned of an “oncoming storm” that is a … Continue reading

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