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DuckTales rewatch – The Duck Who Knew Too Much

Rewatching DuckTales! The comedy couldn’t be any more screwball in episode ninety-six, “The duck who knew too much.”  Here’s what happens: Fenton goes on a game show, where he wins a trip to Swizzleland, home of the Swizzle Stick. There’s … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Oh snap

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. I’m sure most comics fans are familiar with Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross’ modern classic Marvels, but did you know Marvels had a bunch of follow-up comics? Marvels Snapshots: Fantastic Four is … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Attack of the Metal Mites

Rewatching DuckTales! Let’s all get swarmed by bugs as we watch episode ninety-five, “Attack of the Metal Mites.”   Here’s what happens: Glomgold works with some scientists to genetically engineer metal-eating insects called metal mites, for the sole purpose of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Salem’s plot

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Continuing our journey through Marvel Knights: 4, which was intended as a (somewhat) more grown-up interpretation of the FF. This week we wrap up the series with its final issues, #25-30. Issue … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Ducky Mountain High

Rewatching DuckTales! The show’s final season begins with episode ninety-four, “Ducky Mountain High,” just as Disney enters a new era (era).   What’s all this, then? With the Disney renaissance kicking off in theaters, interest in DuckTales was waning. Previous … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Treasure of the Lost Lamp

Rewatching DuckTales, and… OMFG, they made a DuckTales movie!!! DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp was released on August 3, 1990, to mixed reviews and poor box office, but nonetheless remains a big part of the show’s history. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Pharoahs, golems, and popups

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Continuing our journey through Marvel Knights: 4, which was intended as a (somewhat) more grown-up interpretation of the FF. This is issues 15-24. The remainder of the series can wait until next … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – A DuckTales Valentine

Rewatching DuckTales! The series returns to prime time to celebrate freakin’ Valentine’s Day in episode 94, “A DuckTales Valentine.” What’s all this, then? By 1990, production on DuckTales has pretty much ceased, except someone at Disney was invested in keeping … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four: Knighthood

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Time for a different and more grown-up version of our heroes (or is it?) in Marvel Knights: 4. What’s all this, then? Marvel never quite figured out how to compete with DC’s … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Masked Mallard

Rewatching DuckTales! The show goes full Tim Burton with a visual style not seen anywhere else in the series in episode 93, “The Masked Mallard.” Here’s what happens: At a public event, Scrooge is confronted by Lawrence Loudmouth, a controversial … Continue reading

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