Monthly Archives: October 2020

DuckTales rewatch – Duckman of Aquatraz

Rewatching DuckTales! This week it’s a crime thriller complete with jailbreak in episode 15, “Duckman of Aquatraz.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is arrested for grand theft after a famous painting is found in his cellar. Flintheart Glomgold insists that Scrooge … Continue reading

Posted in DuckTales | Leave a comment

Fantastic Friday: Suspicion

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The notorious Reed-pretending-to-be-Dr.-Doom storyline nears its climax in Vol. 3 #30.   Recap: Thanks to cosmic weirdness, Reed has been trapped inside Dr. Doom’s armor while Doom was exiled to another universe. … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastic Friday | Leave a comment

DuckTales rewatch – The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan

Rewatching DuckTales! It’s a little bit of world building and a lot of snow in “The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan.” Here’s what happens: After a brief flashback to the time of Genghis Khan, we begin at the Duckburg Explorers … Continue reading

Posted in DuckTales | Leave a comment

DuckTales rewatch – Hotel Strangeduck

Rewatching DuckTales! Just in time for Halloween season, here’s a spooky tale in episode 12, “Hotel Strangeduck.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge has purchased an old castle that he plans to convert to a hotel. He got a good deal on … Continue reading

Posted in DuckTales | Leave a comment

Fantastic Friday: Ex-girlfriend

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 issue #29, we’re deep into the Reed-pretending-to-be-Dr.-Doom storyline, but how does that affect the usual superhero crimefighting? Recap: Thanks to some cosmic weirdness, Reed is now trapped inside Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastic Friday | Leave a comment

DuckTales rewatch – Master of the Djinn

Rewatching DuckTales! Disney does Aladdin years before Aladdin in episode 12, “Master of the Djinn.” Here’s what happens: We begin right in the middle of the story with Scrooge out in the desert in search of Aladdin’s lost lamp, and … Continue reading

Posted in DuckTales | Leave a comment

Fantastic Friday: War, what is it good for?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue #28 finds us still in the “Reed pretending to be Dr. Doom” plot, just in time for Dr. Doom’s followers to start World War III. Great timing. Following some … Continue reading

Posted in Fantastic Friday | Leave a comment