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Scrooge MacDuck

aka Scrooge McDuck

  • I live in Duckburg (Calisota)
  • I was born on May 11
  • My occupation is Canard le plus riche du monde
  • I am Canard mâle
  • Scrooge MacDuck

    Everybody likes to see evil Disney Villains get out of the picture (it's made all the more enjoyable by that fact that even if they die in the most definitive ways imaginable, sequels and tie-in comics will bring them back anyway). Some die, some are just sent away to jail or something. It's very normal. But since Tangled, I feel like they are bestowing the wrong punishments on the wrong villains. The more sympathetic ones get killed, while the more evil ones walk away unscathed and are just jailed. Let me demonstrate.


    I won't argue about Gothel being evil. She does, undoubtedly, do very wrong things over the course of the film, starting with her manipulation of Rapunzel, of course.

    But I can't help but think that she had a very relatable, v…


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  • Scrooge MacDuck

    Some might wonder what the basis of this story is. Answer: a plothole in the original Epic Mickey graphic novel. It is an abridged version of the game's story, which is understandable, but they cut a very important part of the story: the scene where Mickey battles the False Shadow Blot on Mickeyjunk Mountain. Hence, the False Shadow Blot's (named Blot Shadow in the comic) fate in the comic's continuity remains unknown… So what if the absence of the scene where Mickey defeated him was not unintentional ? What if Mickey really had forgotten to fight him ? What if he was still hiding somewhere in Wasteland, in the most unexpected place…

    The characters and most of the pictures (except for a few panels with the Blot Shadow) are property of the Wa…

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  • Scrooge MacDuck

    For decades, people have wondered how the Disney ducks characters are still alive and well when, if we count from the probably birth dates given in comics, cartoons and interviews, Scrooge McDuck must be 148 years old, Donald Duck approximately 90, and Huey, Dewey and Louie 75-80. However, most modern comics still present our beloved characters as unchanged since the 50's, with no or little canon explanation.


    Don Rosa, to get around this problem while writing Duck stories during the 90's, said that all his stories were throwbacks to the fifties and sixties, but that only works for him; DuckTales or numerous comics either mention a date such as 1994 out loud, or make use of technology that obviously didn't exist in the fifties, such as cellp…


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  • Scrooge MacDuck

    I know some nickname that « the first golden age », but I don’t think this is one of their best periods.


    There are a lot of beautiful things in the animation, the music’s good, there are good stuffs in the plot… but I can’t help but thinking to it as an « archaic » movie. There is something in the animation, I don’t know, like if they had not found their style yet. Understand me, I’m not criticizing: that’s normal for their first movie to still be searching their style ! But that makes that I can’t consider it their all-times best. Also, another thing they had not found yet was their public: some parts are interesting for everybody, while there are gags and stuffs which seems only for little children…


    Here I don’t understand why some people …




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  • Scrooge MacDuck

    I'll go pretty straight, but you probablya all know many scenes were cut from The Black Cauldron by the producers to avoid a too adult rating of it in theatres. The nature of the scenes, however, is mostly unknown, except for this unfortunate scene where one of the Horned King's living soldiers was dissolved' to death by the ghosts. Well, I think there is a bit of the Horned King's death that has been deleted. Let's rewatch the scene: it is on Youtube here

    Did you watch it ? Good. Did you notice anything ? Perhaps not ? In that case, rewatch from 01:43 to 01:56. First we have Eilonwy and Fflewdur arrive in the Cauldron's room, and Eilonwy says "oh, no". The next frame shows us why: she sees Taran lying on the ground near the Cauldron why the…

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