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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #60 on: March 02, 2017, 11:23:36 AM »
So here's the show in action.

What I like-

-David Tennant as Scrooge. He's not Alan Young, but he seems to have good energy.
-Launchpad and Webby sound good, as well.
-The animation looks good in motion, which I was expecting.

What I wasn't crazy on-

-The nephews sound a little too old for their characters. I'm all for them being given more personality, but I'm not impressed yet.
-Is that Tony Anselmo as Donald? I honestly couldn't tell, and of all the people to recast, why him?
-I honestly didn't laugh once, but I'll give the show the benefit of the doubt for now. The original series and comics built their humor up by getting you invested in the characters before you could really start to gel with the jokes, so I can give it time.

It's a pretty decent start so far.
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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #61 on: March 02, 2017, 11:46:06 AM »
Wow, I can actually watch this. Weird.

My opinions are pretty much the mirror to yours. The preview doesn't really tell me a whole lot yet. I'm not crazy about the style of humor they're using, and the Quack Pack style of approach to the triplets, but I'll still give it a shot.
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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #62 on: March 02, 2017, 12:44:29 PM »
The other thing is that it's an interesting call to make this a redemption story of sorts for Scrooge. It's a little different from the comics and original, where his exploits are still renowned, but he never really stopped going on adventures.

I don't think it's a bad idea, really. It's different, but I think Scrooge is similar to Sherlock and Batman where he's such a larger-than-life persona, that different interpretations are welcome. I know that Don Rosa and some other Barks purists don't care for the original show too much as they find Scrooge to be a little softer, but I think that works for its benefit as a series. Not to mention how Barks' Donald is less irritable than the cartoons make him.

So I hope this turns out to similarly be its own, good thing.
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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #63 on: March 02, 2017, 09:55:37 PM »
The show looks awesome, but I'm not really sold on the characterizations and voices of Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Webby. In one sense they're less annoying without buccal speech, but I can see their too-cool for school attitudes getting on my nerves. Webby is basically a different character altogether and I'm not a big fan of the overexcited fan-girly character archetype they seem to be going for with her. 

I have a feeling I'm going to end up appreciating the animation and artistry more than actually enjoying the show. But Scrooge and Donald seem pretty on point and this kind of adventure show has been sorely lacking nowadays. I'm hoping that will keep me engaged even if the humor isn't to my taste.

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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #64 on: March 04, 2017, 07:02:49 PM »
Season 2 greenlit. Writing already started.

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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #65 on: March 05, 2017, 05:55:21 PM »
Glad they're confidant about this!

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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #66 on: March 05, 2017, 10:12:18 PM »
I didn't really like any of the voices and the art direction will take some getting used to but besides that, I liked what I saw. I'm all for adventure shows
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Re: DuckTales
« Reply #67 on: April 19, 2017, 12:11:04 AM »
DuckTales and Tangled comics are coming.

Check out that preview- it looks like we get a peek of Duckworth here. Not sure if I'm into his design.
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