Disney’s Darkwing Duck Figurine – Grand Jester Studios
PREORDER FOR DELIVERY THE WEEK OF 5/20
Brand new – in original packaging and box.
Beset by a slew of criminals and supervillains, the city of St. Canard looks to its protector and daring duck of mystery, Darkwing Duck to save the day! This lively superhero appears in cartoons and comics.
Measures 7.5 in H x 6.25 in W x 4 in L
Darkwing Duck figurines are not easy to find!
Great for a Darkwing Duck collection, vintage Disney cartoon collection of Disneyana and for a Disney Fan and collector of collectibles and Disney memorabilia.
Factoid: Did you know the same super voice actor talent who voices Darkwing Duck also voices Winnie the Pooh and Tigger – the great Jim Cummings!!
According to Wikipedia…
Darkwing Duck tells the adventures of the titular superhero, aided by his sidekick and pilot Launchpad McQuack. In his secret identity of Drake Mallard (a parody of Kent Allard, the alter ego of the Shadow), he lives in an unassuming suburban house with his adopted daughter Gosalyn, next door to the bafflingly dim-witted Muddlefoot family. Darkwing struggles to balance his egotistical craving for fame and attention against his desire to be a good father to Gosalyn and help do good in St. Canard. Most episodes put these two aspects of Darkwing's character in direct conflict, though Darkwing's better nature usually prevails.
The show was the first Disney Afternoon series to emphasize action rather than adventure, with Darkwing routinely engaging in slapstick battles with both supervillains and street criminals. While conflict with villains was routine in earlier Disney Afternoon shows, actual fight scenes were relatively rare.
Darkwing Duck was also the first Disney Afternoon property that was produced completely as a genre parody. Prior shows would contain elements of parody in certain episodes, but would otherwise be straight-faced adventure concepts, this in the tradition of Carl Barks' work in the Disney comics. By contrast, every episode of Darkwing Duck is laden with references to superhero, pulp adventure, or super-spy fiction. Darkwing Duck himself is a satirical character.
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