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DuckTales rewatch – Top Duck

Rewatching DuckTales! We get a look at where Launchpad came from in episode twenty-four, “Top Duck.”   Here’s what happens: Launchpad is preparing his old-timey biplane for an airplane stunt show. The pressure is on, because Launchpad’s family is coming … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Back to Baxter

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A few issues back, we saw the end of Pier 4. Now we set up a new status quo for our heroes in vol. 3 issue 38. Over the last few issues, … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Much Ado About Scrooge

Rewatching DuckTales! I get my Shakespearian freak on during episode twenty-three, “Much Ado About Scrooge.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge gets a visit from Filler Brushbill, a famous (!) door-to-door salesman, who can sell anything to anyone. After various mishaps, Brushbill … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Mickey’s Christmas Carol 1983

Rewatching DuckTales! It’s the holiday season, so let’s go back to Mickey’s Christmas Carol, which many consider to be a proto-DuckTales. It’s generally believed that 1983’s Mickey’s Christmas Carol eventually led to 1987’s DuckTales. But then we remember that the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Damage Control

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In volume 3 issue 37, we’ve got shape-changing aliens, Hollywood producers, and Damage Control is on the scene! We begin at the wreckage of Pier 4, which was recently destroyed in the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Down and Out in Duckburg

Rewatching DuckTales! We’ve got ‘80s excess with the rich versus the poor in episode 22, “Down and Out in Duckburg.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is going to be profiled on his favorite TV show, Lifestyles of the Filthy Rich. But … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Alchemical process

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Volume 3, issue 36 gives the old “science versus magic” debate, and we say goodbye to the pier. In the last issue, evil alchemist Diablo escaped from an evil mirror and unleashed … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Maid of the Myth

Rewatching DuckTales! In episode 21, “Maid of the Myth,” we go back to Viking times. Or, do Viking times come to us? Also, lots of opera singing. Here’s what happens: Mrs. Beakeley stars in a Viking-themed opera (!) no the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Diablo a go-go

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A new writer/artist takes over in vol. 3 #35, where our heroes fight both an evil alchemist and a bunch of lawyers.   Before we begin, note that writer Chris Claremont is … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Superdoo

Rewatching DuckTales! In episode 20, “Superdoo,” side character Doofus gets a starring role this time. Because that’s what the fans want, right? Here’s what happens: Launchpad is leading the Junior Woodchucks on a camping trip, but poor Doofus is so … Continue reading

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