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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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DuckTales rewatch: Magica’s Shadow War

Rewatching DuckTales! The show gets spooky (but only a little) in episode 9, “Magica’s Shadow War.” Here’s what happens: The witch Magica Dispel is still after Scrooge’s lucky number one dime, so she casts a spell to make her shadow … Continue reading

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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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