Tag: magic

Gargoyles: Cloud Fathers – Episode Review Continued

David Xanatos threatens to destroy an Indian sand carving, but it’s really an elaborate trap for the trickster Coyote, a fey. Why? Immortality, of course. Ignoring previous setbacks in this goal (turning the city to stone, turning his right-hand man’s left hand to stone…), he forges on. Besides facing Xanatos, Goliath and Co will also have to fight the new and improved robot Coyote 4.o. Its magic-imbued iron claws are the least of their worries, though. With all his advantages, will Xanatos finally achieve immortality?

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Gargoyles: Cloud Fathers – Episode Review

It’s Xanatos vs the Maza family today. Rather, they’re sticking their noses in his business again and reaping the consequences. But what is his business? Supposedly he’s about to wipe out an Indian sand carving. But why? Wouldn’t you like to know.

There are plenty of mysteries in this ep: a tornado with a coyote’s face tosses Xanatos Construction’s ‘dozers, a security guard looks exactly like a young Peter Maza, Xanatos hunts said security guard… There’s more at play and at stake than meets the eye.

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Gargoyles: The Green – Episode Review

It’s Captain Planet meets Gargoyles! Sort of. There are no rings that summon a green defender of the Earth. There is, however, a magical artifact that bestows the ability to stay awake during the day to the gargoyles. (We humans have a similar invention: caffeine.) Irreplaceable rain-forest plants are in danger from corporate America’s greed, and only a small band of native gargoyles stands between them and extinction. Jackal and Hyena have signed on as contract killers, eager to hunt down the gargoyles. Can Goliath, Angela, Elisa, and Bronx make a difference?

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Gargoyles: The New Olympians – Episode Review

Humans fear what they don’t understand, but is this also true of other sentient races? What about races more technologically advanced than humans? Elisa is about to find the answer. To make matters worse, she becomes the pawn of Proteus, a shapeshifting murderer who would love nothing better than to destroy the hidden island of New Olympus. Think Loki minus the aliens from another dimension.

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Gargoyles: Eye of the Storm – Episode Review

It’s Christmas in September! Actually, it’s winter in Norway, and that bearded guy greeting you isn’t Santa Clause, it’s Odin. He’s not bringing gifts, he’s demanding one. The Eye of Odin, in particular. See, it was his until he lost it in a freak well accident. Now he’s brought Goliath and Co to his frozen shores to deliver the artifact. But they’re not UPS. They’re not even USPS. Goliath is dead-set against handing it over. He’s so determined that he dons the Eye himself. Now he’s going to protect his people – whether they like it or not.

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Gargoyles: Pendragon – Episode Review

Arthur Pendragon, the Once and Future King of Britain, is awake and on a world tour that lands him in London. At the same time, Macbeth, the King of Scotland and Father of the King Thereafter, is awaiting a magical prize to drop from a gate in time and space. Turns out that the prize is Arthur and Griff. Bummer. But the search is on for Excalibur, which may in fact be in the Brooklyn Gardens. Which king is worthy to wield the legendary blade?

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Gargoyles: Mark of the Panther – Episode Review

What would you do if you turned into a panther every time you got angry? If you’re Tea, a Nigerian villager, you hunt down every panther you can as revenge, because one of them might be the werepanther who cursed you. It’s up to the gargoyles to stop her and get to the bottom at the problem. They might be in over their head, though, when they run into Anansi the Spider. He’s the creator of the Mark of the Panther. But how do you defeat a giant magical spider who can’t die?

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Gargoyles: Walkabout – Episode Review Continued

Where do you go when nanobots are about to sweep over the globe? If you’re Goliath and Dingo, you travel to the Dreamtime. Once there, it’s up to them to stop a hivemind that seeks to create perfect order out of Earth’s chaos. By that, it means wipe everything out. But how do you stop a being that can control the reality of the Dreamtime? It’ll take some quick thinking and even quicker talking to keep from turning into nanobot fuel.

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Gargoyles: The Hound of Ulster- Episode Review

The Banshee’s keening is an omen of death, but what’s worse than dying? Living a wasted life. Rory Dugan is doing just that. The blood of heroes runs in his veins, but all he’s doing is running from the cops. That’s before he meets the Hound of Ulster. Well, it’s really Bronx looking for someone to rescue Goliath, Elisa, and Angela, who are trapped in a stone room. The Banshee is behind their capture. Will Bronx and Rory be able to defeat the fey and rescue our protags?

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Gargoyles: Grief – Episode Review Continued

What would you do if you had the power of life and death at your command? And unlike Light in Death Note, you are completely unaccountable, free to use the power as you will? That’s the question our favorite sociopath Jackal answers. It’s not gonna be pretty. But the gargoyles are ready for action! Or are they? Not when they’re so old they can barely walk. The world is at the Anubis-infused Jackal’s mercy. It’s up to the Emir to make a choice.

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