Monthly Archives: November 2020

Fantastic Friday: Obliterator? I hardly know her

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 # 34 features an alien invasion, time travel, and more all in the usual 22 pages. Let’s try to recap this. After their headquarters were attacked, the FF’s investigation leads … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Hero for Hire

Rewatching DuckTales! The series takes on Hollywood and superheroes (timely!) in episode 19, “Hero for Hire.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is opening a new branch of the McDuck Bank, which he says is completely burglary-proof thanks to his new anti-Beagle … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Out yonder

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 issue 33, we’ve got small town quirkiness, an alien invasion, and the return of one of Marvel’s earliest heroes. The issue begins with a mysterious stranger teleporting into Pier … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Dinosaur Ducks

Rewatching DuckTales! Episode 18 is called “Dinosaur Ducks.” That pretty much says it all. Here’s what happens: Launchpad is in an exotic locale, on the hunt for a rare bird, where he’s chased off by a giant lizard. Scrooge realizes … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Stay wet, y’all

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Want a change of scenery? Vol. 3 issue #32 takes us out on the high seas. We begin with Sue sinking to the bottom of the ocean. She tries to hold her … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Sir Gyro de Gearloose

Rewatching DuckTales! The series is a full-on ensemble by this point, so Gyro gets an episode of his own in “Sir Gyro de Gearloose.” Here’s what happens: Gyro is overworked, repairing his malfunctioning gizmos he’s sold to various Duckburg citizens. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: General malfunction

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Here’s annual 2000 (no number, just the year). Remember how the Reed-pretending-to-be-Dr.-Doom plot was about keeping Dr. Doom’s generals out of trouble. That story is over, so here come the generals. Shortly … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Money Vanishes

Rewatching DuckTales! Sci-fi meets slapstick in episode sixteen, “The Money Vanishes.” Here’s what happens: The Beagle Boys escape from jail, and after a wild chase from the cops they end up at Gyro’s place. Gyro has just invented teleportation tech, … Continue reading

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