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DuckTales rewatch – Too Much of a Gold Thing

Rewatching DuckTales! “Too Much of a Gold Thing” is the fifth and final part of the Treasure of the Golden Suns miniseries, all of which served as the show’s pilot. The animators really put their best webbed feet forward on … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Daughter world

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The big deal with this bunch of issues is that Valeria – or at least one version of Valeria – is now part of the cast. In volume 3 #22, we get … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Cold Duck

Rewatching DuckTales! Episode four, “Cold Duck,” is a Webbigail-centric one. Had to happen eventually. Here’s what happens: At the end of the previous episode, Scrooge took off on a raft, following an ocean current to the second half of the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Little Rascals

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer Chris Claremont has been establishing new characters and subplots since he took over the series, and in Vol. 3 #21 he starts to tie those threads together. Or… does he? Who … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Three Ducks of the Condor

Rewatching DuckTales! The third episode, “Three Ducks of the Condor” does a lot of world-building, is one of the few episodes to feature almost the entire ensemble. This is a lot of DuckTales. Here’s what happens: Picking up from the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: An American Superhero in Paris

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A bunch of new characters have recently been introduced, and now they finally get to do something in vol. 3 #20. Also, there are tentacles. The FF have returned after their Sliders-like … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Wronguay in Ronguay

Rewatching DuckTales! Episode two has a lot of what the show is famous for, “Wronguay in Ronguay.” But it doesn’t have characters from Spongebob. Here’s what happens: Picking up mere minutes after the last episode, the mysterious El Capitan partners … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: It’s just Sliders

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Our heroes are speeding through a whole bunch of adventures, so I’m speeding through vol. 3 issues 17-19. Here’s what’s happening. After their fight with Ronan the Accuser in issue #15, the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Don’t Give Up the Ship

Rewatching DuckTales! Is it a whimsical children’s cartoon? Is it some creepy greed-is-good brainwashing? Is it something more? Let’s find out together, starting with the first episode, “Don’t Give Up the Ship.” New math: While most episodes of the show … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The alt scene

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s another alternate timeline, more alternate versions of classic characters, and two new heroes who didn’t exactly become household names. Recap: Ronan the Accuser attacked and teleported the FF to the moon, … Continue reading

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