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Disney, My Head Is Spinning

This time, I’m reviewing some more collections of Disney comics. Donald Duck: The Black Pearls of Tabu Yama, by Carl Barks – One of the better stories begins with the bizarre premise that canner P.J. McBrine is trying to ruin … Continue reading

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A Foray Into Animated Enchantresses

A few days ago, Tavie brought up how both Disney and Warner Bros. cartoons have witches named Witch Hazel, both voiced by June Foray, and said I should write a post about that. From the brief research I did, it … Continue reading

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Just Ducky

It’s too bad that, these days, the default Google suggestion for “Donald” is our not-so-esteemed president rather than the duck. The two of them do have something in common (aside from the terrible temper), in that both had mothers from … Continue reading

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Throwing the Books at You

The Last Adventure of Constance Verity, by A. Lee Martinez – I haven’t read all of Martinez’ books, but I believe each one takes place in a different universe, at least as far as we know. He definitely has a … Continue reading

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Transdimensional Express

Another Fine Myth, by Robert Asprin – I remember coming across references to the Myth Adventures series years ago and thinking they sounded kind of interesting (hey, I like puns), but I never got around to reading one of them … Continue reading

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Better Watch Out, You Bad Boys

The Angry Video Game Nerd recently did a review of the Darkwing Duck game for the TurboGrafx 16, which I do seem to recall hearing about when it was new, but very little about it since then. I guess that’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Dangerous

Darkwing Duck: The Duck Knight Returns – From what I’ve read, this comic was fully intended as a somewhat nostalgic project, geared toward people who watched the cartoon growing up. It uses the cliché of the superhero coming back onto … Continue reading

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