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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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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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DuckTales rewatch – Duck to the Future

Rewatching DuckTales! We’re time-traveling again in episode 52, “Duck to the Future.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge gives his nephews business advice on running their lemonade stand, he ponders what will become of his business empire if they inherit it. Magica … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Grant application

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In the miniseries Fantastic Four 1234, Marvel gave writer Grant Morrison and artist Jae Lee a blank slate to do whatever they wanted with the FF, and it shows. This was part … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Totally iconic

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The Thing: Freakshow was a four-issue miniseries, part of a Marvel Icons imprint of sorts that gave solo adventures to various characters. This takes place when Ben had the ability to turn … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Magica’s Magic Mirror and Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Rewatching DuckTales! Two stories in one episode? What is this madness?!? Episode 51 is both “Magica’s Magic Mirror” and “Take Me Out of the Ballgame.” Here’s what happens: In “Magica’s Magic Mirror,” Scrooge and the boys are at the ballgame … Continue reading

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DuckTales rewatch – Luck O’ The Ducks

Rewatching DuckTales! Let’s go back to Ireland and get totally sloshed on Guinness while we watch episode 49, “Luck O’ The Ducks.” Here’s what happens: Scrooge receives a shipment of linen from Ireland, which he plans to sell at high … Continue reading

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