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Fantastic Friday: Fun with Dr. Doom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. But there’s no regular post this week because of [INSERT EXCUSE HERE] so here’s some amusing Dr. Doom panels instead. * * * * Want more? Check out my new book, MOM, I’M … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – The Golden Fleecing

Rewatching DuckTales! The show does another attempt to bring ancient mythology to life in episode 41, “The Golden Fleecing.” Here’s what happens: After his airplane is attacked by harpies (!) Launchpad’s psychiatrist tells him he needs to reduce stress in … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Democratic process

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Last issue, the Inhumans returned. This issue, vol. 3 #53, legacy #481, the Inhumans continue returning. Gimmie a gimmick: This is second of four connected Mike Wieringo-drawn covers that create a single … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Merit-Time Adventure

Rewatching DuckTales! Watching episodes in order, we can see several tropes being repeated. One of these is giant sea monsters, which have appeared in multiple previous episodes, and here’s another one in episode 40, “Merit-Time Adventure.” Here’s what happens: One … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday – Back to school

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A new story arc begins in vol. 3 #51 legacy #480, while dragging all the ongoing subplots along with it. We’ve also got a little bit of a rotating door of creative … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Working for Scales

Rewatching DuckTales! Episode 39, “Working for Scales,” is the fourth and final part of the “Cash as Cash Can” multi-parter, so the animators brought out all the stops with a floating city, airplane action, and huge piles of cash. Here’s … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Nuff Said

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s issue #50 of volume 3 (legacy #479), so it’s hyped up as an anniversary issue, but it’s also part of a company-wide stunt that ended up not being much of a … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Aqua Ducks

Rewatching DuckTales! Time for another undersea episode in episode 38, “Aqua Ducks.” It’s part three of the five-part, oops I mean four-part storyline, “Cash as Cash Can.” Here’s what happens: To score a lucrative deal, Scrooge must transport his entire … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Baby back

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Another reality-twisting comes to an end in vol. 3 #49, legacy 478. This is when we say goodbye to Valeria, and we meet… Valeria?   To recap, the godlike villain Abraxas (not … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – A Whale of a Bad Time

Rewatching DuckTales! We’re back out on the ocean with an ice cream-eating sea monster in episode thirty-seven, “A Whale of a Bad Time,” part two of the “Catch as Cash Can” five-parter. Here’s what happens: Scrooge and Glomgold are in … Continue reading

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