Questions tagged [ducktales]

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Are the Ducktales stories set in the same universe as the Duckverse stories?

This Wikipedia entry claims: One of the Beagles reads a Duck Tales comic when he is in the bathroom despite the fact that Duck Tales doesn't exist in the Duck Universe. I found that odd, as I always ...
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Is Scrooge McDuck immortal?

In Season 3: Episode 18 (How Santa Stole Christmas) of the rebooted Duck Tales, Webby joins McDuck to help Santa Claus deliver his gifts. When Scrooge is delivering the last gift, Webby says to Santa: ...
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Does Magica De Spell's magic have any known limits?

Does Magica De Spell's magic have any known limits that are consistently used throughout the Duckverse? I recall some comic stating she can't produce money, but I also recall another one where she ...
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Is there any significance to the prison numbers of the Beagle Boys starting with 176-?

One of the things which has puzzled me since my childhood are the prison numbers of the Beagle Boys: (source: Wikipedia) They all start with 176- followed by a permutation of those digits. The ...
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Has Darkwing Duck ever met Scrooge McDuck?

Has Darkwing Duck ever met Scrooge, in any media, new or old?
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Is Flintheart Glomgold's backstory ever mentioned in the comics?

In Ducktales S02E03, we find out the backstory of Flintheart Glomgold and his relationship to Scrooge. Is this the first time in the Duckverse that his backstory is mentioned, or is it mentioned in ...
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Where did the idea of using bottle caps as money come from?

Being a fan of both the DuckTales and the Fallout series, I have only recently noticed that in the former there was an episode The Land of Trala La where the main characters introduce a concept of ...
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How does Outer Space in the Duckverse differ from our universe?

In the latest Ducktales episode we find out that: I don't know what a cosmic storm and don't think we have that in our universe. The Duckverse also seems to be different than our universe in that ...
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What does this code from Ducktales mean?

In episode 17 of the new Ducktales, a sequence of binary numbers appears as follows: 010010101 0110101101 01101001 These translate in decimal to: 149 429 105 I may have mistranscribed the numbers ...
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Does Mickey Mouse exist in the Ducktales universe (Or even the general Duckverse)?

Does Mickey Mouse exist in the DuckTales universe? (or even the general Duckverse). I don't mean hidden Mickeys or cameos, I mean referenced in a way that acknowledges his existence. Both television ...
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Did Ducktales actually ever rewrite history?

The Ducktales Song (C'mon, sing it with me) Life is like a hurricane Here in Duckburg Race cars, lasers, aeroplanes It's a duck-blur! Might solve a mystery Or rewrite history! Did Ducktales ever ...
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In the Duckverse, do we ever see any other creature besides Scrooge successfully swim in money?

Over here we see that Scrooge has a pretty unique skill that he can swim through money. In the entire Duckverse (Ducktales, Barks, etc.), do we ever see anyone else with this skill?
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What do we know about Huey, Dewey and Louie's parents?

Huey Dewey and Louie's parents are legendary in the lack of information we have of them. In the new Ducktales, episode "The Money Bin", we find that Della Duck (their mother) was an adventurer who ...
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Identify a comic where Scrooge McDuck was protected against a beam because he went swimming in his money

I remember reading a Donald Duck magazine or comic once (at least a decade ago, but the comic was already old by then) where Scrooge McDuck had built resistance against some kind of radiation or ray ...
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Why isn't Gladstone Gander richer than Uncle Scrooge?

In Ducktales, Gladstone Gander has fantastic luck. He finds 20 dollar bills wherever he goes, every business deal he makes is successful, and so on. So over time he should be richer than uncle ...
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How can Scrooge McDuck dive into money without hurting himself?

In the Ducktales series, Uncle Scrooge is famous for highdiving into his money bin. I've always wondered how he does it without hurting himself. Wouldn't he bang his head and knock himself out? Is ...
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In what issue can you find the Duck Avenger Robot and see its interior?

As a kid I loved tinkering with things, I have a vivid image from reading Duck Avenger (or Stål-Kalle as it was called in Sweden, the original name of the comic is Paperinik and of Italian origin). He'...
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Are Darkwing Duck and Ducktales set in the same universe?

At a glance, the shows Darkwing Duck and Ducktales share the same universe, as Launchpad McQuack and Gizmo-Duck exist in both shows, with the same personalities. However, to my recollection, no ...
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How wealthy is Uncle Scrooge in the Don Rosa/Carl Barks universe?

I'm particularly interested in these two writers because Carl Barks was the original, while Don Rosa innovated heavily while intentionally staying very true to the original. Scrooge frequently makes ...