Author Archives: Mac McEntire

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Fantastic Friday: Baby’s first supervillain

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We know Dr. Doom is back and that he means business. In vol. 3 #68 legacy #497, he makes his first move. Previously, Dr. Doom reunited with lost love Valeria, also the … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Duck in the Iron Mask

Rewatching DuckTales! Time to get our classical literature freak on again in episode 56, “Duck in the Iron Mask.” We begin at a softball game, where Dewey is up to bat, frustrated that the cheering audience thinks he’s Huey. (“I’m … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Skin game

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Ever since the new team of Mark Waid and Mike Wieringo took over the series, it’s been lighthearted character-based stories. But now, in vol. 3 #67 legacy #496, it’s time to get … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Dime Enough for Luck

Rewatching DuckTales! A major character in the Disney duck mythology finally makes his presence known in the series, in episode 55, “Dime Enough for Luck.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge is spending a leisurely brunch with a relative, Gladstone Gander. Gladstone … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Let’s all get molecular

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Like all stories about corporate espionage, vol. 3 #66 legacy #495 ends with a giant blog and giant bugs. In the previous issue, Johnny, in his new role as the FF’s chief … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Launchpad’s First Crash

Rewatching DuckTales! The show is usually not much for continuity, but in episode 54 we get an origin story in “Launchpad’s First Crash.” Here’s what happens: While flying a shipment of dynamite cross country, Launchpad and Scrooge crash land in … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Jungle Duck

Rewatching DuckTales! Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got fun and games… and episode 53, “Jungle Duck.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge and company travel to “Bongo Country” in search of a giant silver statue and, hopefully, an adjacent silver mine. Along … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Fun and profit

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 #65 legacy 494, artist Mark Buckingham fills in for the first of two issues, as we continue to deep dive into the FF’s finances. To teach Johnny some responsibility, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mathemagic

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The “Sentient” storyline concludes in vol. 3 #64 legacy 493, for more math-lecture-gone-wrong action. Reed invented a new type of PDA with unlimited computing power, thanks to it being tied to an … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Modular living

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 #63 legacy #492 continues the “Sentient” storyline. Do you like math? Because this issue sure does. Recap: Reed invented a new high-tech PDA for his personal use. When Ben and … Continue reading

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