Monthly Archives: January 2022

DuckTales rewatch – All Ducks on Deck

Rewatching DuckTales! After checking in with Donald Duck’s Navy adventures last week, we’re with him again this week in episode 63, “All Ducks on Deck.” Here’s what happens: He’s visiting the mansion, regaling Huey, Dewey and Louie with exaggerated tales … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Coney dogs

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We all love superhero battles, but what do the characters go through in the days following a superhero battle? That’s the question in issue #501. Also, guest artist Casey Jones (not the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Spies in Their Eyes

Rewatching DuckTales! Time for adventure on the high seas as the series goes full Red October in episode sixty-two, “Spies in Their Eyes.” Here’s what happens: We catch up with Donald Duck, who is accompanying Admiral Grimitz in testing out … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The big five-oh-oh

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s the big issue #500, and creators Mark Waid and Mike Weiringo pull out the stops for the final battle between magic and science. Gimmie a gimmick: Marvel published two versions of … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Once Upon a Dime

Rewatching DuckTales! My thesis is that the series-long character arc of DuckTales is not about Scrooge McDuck being a rich jerk, but about him learning that his family is more important than his money. There’s no better example of this … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Library fee

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Dr. Doom is of course always held up as the FF’s greatest villain, and stories like the one in vol. 3 #70, legacy #499 are why. To recap, Dr. Doom leveled up … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. McDuck

Rewatching DuckTales! The show does its own little League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by reviving our favorite old-timey English characters in episode 60, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. McDuck.” Here’s what happens: In England, notorious thief Jack the Tripper hides from police … Continue reading

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