Ducktales New Series First Art Revealed!!!

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  • HawkingbirdHawkingbird I am thou...thou art I Joined: Posts: 26,292
    edited March 5
    I meant the original late 80's style animation and voices were better than this. Too many cartoons today have this similar minimalistic style which I don't mind on certain cartoons like Samurai Jack but if you're reebooting something at least make it look similar to the original.

    Making it similar to the original would defeat the purpose of it being a reboot. What's the point of starting fresh if you're going to retread old ground?
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  • po pimpuspo pimpus Let's Hit the Climax! Joined: Posts: 25,782
    Unlike the trash ass reboots we've been getting like TT Go and NuPowerpuffs, this show looks like the creators understand and respect these characters and their history fully.

    And I'm the guy who had major doubts about this series going in originally...
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  • maxxmaxx DIO THE DESTROYER Joined: Posts: 36,502 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    pretty sure its a flash animated show hence why the style may be the way it is.
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  • Colonel-GilgameshColonel-Gilgamesh Akuma Matata Joined: Posts: 9,296
    I know it's more canonical, but I am not a fan of the Red and Black outfit for Scrooge. Blue, red and yellow for life.
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  • DarksakulDarksakul Your lack of faith disturbs me Joined: Posts: 23,380
    maxx wrote: »
    pretty sure its a flash animated show hence why the style may be the way it is.

    Most likely, With Flash you can do alot every fast and cheaply and you can reuse assets very easily.

    Shows which are done in Flash for time constant's/budget reasons

    List of Shows and Films done in Flash
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Flash_animated_television_series
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Flash_animated_films

    And what not done in Flash is animated in similar computer aided software.
    http://alternativeto.net/software/tvp-animation/
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    po pimpus wrote: »
    TT Go
    TT Go was never meant to be a reboot or a sequel.
    It is its own thing.
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  • Tien GoukiTien Gouki Captain Jack Joined: Posts: 3,856 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    po pimpus wrote: »
    Don't forget Young Justice is coming back too. Good animation still lives!

    Now make me happy and at least give us a proper ending to Thundercats 2011.
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    How old are you?

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  • ArtVandelayArtVandelay Architect Joined: Posts: 5,529
    edited March 7
    The Japanese seem to create well animated cartoons on an almost weekly basis so there really is no excuse. If it's so expensive they should at least ask fans to donate because the demand is there. I'd donate to a Thundercats remake (or movie) that looked and animated like the intro from the original show. Cartoons today should be a lot easier to produce than over 20years ago considering that the entire original Ducktales series was hand drawn.

    Have you ever watched anime?
    First of almost all modern anime is 3d, secondly old 2d anime was animated sparsely.
    Old anime was mostly static images that only got animated when they absolutely needed to and otherwise just used tricks to make it look like it was in motion.

    Aside from that Thundercats was shit animation as well, I mean compared to Dragonball it's fantastic but how "bad" or let's say economical the animation in stuff like Thundercats or He Man was, only becomes obvious if you compare it to Disney animated features. I think you go around wearing your nostalgia tinted glasses too much instead of critically looking at the past and the present.

    Obviously there are a high quality animation movies like the stuff from studio Ghibli, but yeah those are movies and not shit you put out on a weekly basis.

    3d is also very cheap compared to traditional animation and can look fantastic. Just look at Guilty Gear Xrd as a reference. People will tell you the game is the best looking 2d fighting game ever, when reality it's a 3d game.
    If directed properly a 3d animation can look great.
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  • rukawa_kaederukawa_kaede ({「決最終戦奥義」}) Joined: Posts: 3,412
    As far as I know most work is still done by hand in anime the only thing that changed is the digital tools they now use.

    I don't like the lack of color and simplistic animation of the new ducktales looks more like count duckula than ducktales.
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    As far as I know most work is still done by hand in anime the only thing that changed is the digital tools they now use.

    I don't like the lack of color and simplistic animation of the new ducktales looks more like count duckula than ducktales.

    most but not all is by hand.
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  • drawpdrawp Joined: Posts: 53
    Pretty damn hyped for this. Always like to see the remakes of old shows-- even if they come out terribly >_<
  • ReggieHadokenReggieHadoken Power Up Joined: Posts: 3,386 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    I seeing a lot of comments on YouTube saying "They should have used the old voice cast."

    As someone that LOVES Kevin Connroy as Batman, and Mark Hamill as the Joker, I have no problem with other people voicing those characters so long as they do a good job. Bruce Greenwood killed it as Batman in Under the Red Hood and John DiMaggio does an amazing Joker.

    Teen Titans Go may not be a reboot but it does use the old voice cast. And the show is no better for it, still sucking goat testicles. The new Power Puff Girls show uses new voices but that is the least of that show's problems. The new cast was never an issue for me and even the old art style isn't really helping it. These are just two examples of where using an old art style and old voice talent don't necessarily boost a show's quality.
  • Colonel-GilgameshColonel-Gilgamesh Akuma Matata Joined: Posts: 9,296
    I seeing a lot of comments on YouTube saying "They should have used the old voice cast."

    As someone that LOVES Kevin Connroy as Batman, and Mark Hamill as the Joker, I have no problem with other people voicing those characters so long as they do a good job. Bruce Greenwood killed it as Batman in Under the Red Hood and John DiMaggio does an amazing Joker.

    Teen Titans Go may not be a reboot but it does use the old voice cast. And the show is no better for it, still sucking goat testicles. The new Power Puff Girls show uses new voices but that is the least of that show's problems. The new cast was never an issue for me and even the old art style isn't really helping it. These are just two examples of where using an old art style and old voice talent don't necessarily boost a show's quality.

    A friendly reminder that several key figures for the cast are dead. Alan Young (Scrooge) and Hal Smith (Flintheart Glomgold)

    Hopefully, June Foray will still come back. I loved her as Magica/Ma Beagle/Natasha..........ok, pretty much all of her work.
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    I seeing a lot of comments on YouTube saying "They should have used the old voice cast."

    Is like those idiots don't understand that the show is not made with the old fans in mind first, but to bring Ducktales to a new crowd.
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  • po pimpuspo pimpus Let's Hit the Climax! Joined: Posts: 25,782
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.
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    I seeing a lot of comments on YouTube saying "They should have used the old voice cast."

    As someone that LOVES Kevin Connroy as Batman, and Mark Hamill as the Joker, I have no problem with other people voicing those characters so long as they do a good job. Bruce Greenwood killed it as Batman in Under the Red Hood and John DiMaggio does an amazing Joker.

    Teen Titans Go may not be a reboot but it does use the old voice cast. And the show is no better for it, still sucking goat testicles. The new Power Puff Girls show uses new voices but that is the least of that show's problems. The new cast was never an issue for me and even the old art style isn't really helping it. These are just two examples of where using an old art style and old voice talent don't necessarily boost a show's quality.

    A friendly reminder that several key figures for the cast are dead. Alan Young (Scrooge) and Hal Smith (Flintheart Glomgold)

    Hopefully, June Foray will still come back. I loved her as Magica/Ma Beagle/Natasha..........ok, pretty much all of her work.

    Yeah, I forgot to mention that. The VA that played Gizmo Duck/Fenton Crackshell is also dead. Assembeling the whole cast is impossible but from what I've heard thus far, I'm fine with the new cast. Can't wait to hear more from David Tennent as Scrooge because I loved what I heard from that trailer.
  • InfernomanInfernoman Bro as Hell Joined: Posts: 9,431
    I'm happy they're trying to establish this ver of the show as new with the heart of the old. Let a new generation of kids watch and love this series. Same thing with those before us who read the comics about Donald scrooge and everyone before the show was made.

    And I need to binge watch the original again.
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  • Colonel-GilgameshColonel-Gilgamesh Akuma Matata Joined: Posts: 9,296
    edited March 8
    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    She reprised her role in Ducktales Remastered game.

    Still sounded legit.

    But I'll concede the point
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    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    She reprised her role in Ducktales Remastered game.

    Still sounded legit.

    But I'll concede the point

    Remastered is an exception to the rule since they went out of their way to make sure they got the original cast. Even Alan Young reprised his role as Scrooge even though he was in his 90s at the time.
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    d3v wrote: »
    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    She reprised her role in Ducktales Remastered game.

    Still sounded legit.

    But I'll concede the point

    Remastered is an exception to the rule since they went out of their way to make sure they got the original cast. Even Alan Young reprised his role as Scrooge even though he was in his 90s at the time.

    I am aware. Hence the conceded point
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  • po pimpuspo pimpus Let's Hit the Climax! Joined: Posts: 25,782
    edited March 8
    I'd love to have everyone back as well, but doing VA work for a game is far less time intensive than a TV series.

    The Remastered crew had to go to exceptional lengths to get Mr. Young's and Ms. Foray's lines done.

    It's the same reason I worry about Nozawa's Goku- That lady is pushing 80 still screaming Kamehameha at the top of her lungs... Can't be good for her.
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  • HotobuHotobu Simpsonized Joined: Posts: 3,577 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    Don't really like Scrooge's voice actor. Sounds like a young man trying to be old. Wish they could have gotten an old actor.
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    David Tennant is 45, he's getting there.
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  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 21,610
    d3v wrote: »
    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    She reprised her role in Ducktales Remastered game.

    Still sounded legit.

    But I'll concede the point

    Remastered is an exception to the rule since they went out of their way to make sure they got the original cast. Even Alan Young reprised his role as Scrooge even though he was in his 90s at the time.
    And Alan sounded like he was having trouble to boot.
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  • DarksakulDarksakul Your lack of faith disturbs me Joined: Posts: 23,380
    d3v wrote: »
    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    She reprised her role in Ducktales Remastered game.

    Still sounded legit.

    But I'll concede the point

    Remastered is an exception to the rule since they went out of their way to make sure they got the original cast. Even Alan Young reprised his role as Scrooge even though he was in his 90s at the time.
    And Alan sounded like he was having trouble to boot.

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  • Tien GoukiTien Gouki Captain Jack Joined: Posts: 3,856 ✭✭✭✭✭ OG
    edited March 10
    po pimpus wrote: »
    June Foray hasn't done voice work in decades. The lady's vocal chords are probably done at this point.

    Same reason Frank "THE GOAT" Welker doesn't do too much anymore... His voice is failing on him due to age and overuse.

    He can still get gadget though.

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    Tchyea next time.
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  • Colonel-GilgameshColonel-Gilgamesh Akuma Matata Joined: Posts: 9,296
    edited March 10


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  • pootnanniespootnannies mr. negative Joined: Posts: 3,143
    i'm not liking the voices at all for any character. maybe because i'm so used to the original? the story telling seems different too but i'll give it a shot anyways.


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  • DarksakulDarksakul Your lack of faith disturbs me Joined: Posts: 23,380
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    How long has it been since you watched? The triplets voices in the original are actually annoying as fuck.

    I agree, i watched the first few episodes the other day.
    I kinda want to choke the life out of Huey, Dewey, and Louie.
    And don't get me started with the original version of Webbigail.

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    Most of the adults had reletivly normal voices don't you think? Launchpad wasn't exactly some out of the norm voice.
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  • DarksakulDarksakul Your lack of faith disturbs me Joined: Posts: 23,380
    Most of the adults had reletivly normal voices don't you think? Launchpad wasn't exactly some out of the norm voice.

    But I also don't find Launchpad's voice annoying.
    It was very much a "character" voice.

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  • crotchpunchacrotchpuncha Joined: Posts: 21,610
    Darksakul wrote: »
    Most of the adults had reletivly normal voices don't you think? Launchpad wasn't exactly some out of the norm voice.

    But I also don't find Launchpad's voice annoying.
    It was very much a "character" voice.
    I'm not saying he's annoying. Every voice in the show is a "Character" voice. No one really sounds like Ms Beakley or Scrooge, they are very exaggerate versions of stereotyped vocal styles.
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  • DarksakulDarksakul Your lack of faith disturbs me Joined: Posts: 23,380
    Darksakul wrote: »
    Most of the adults had reletivly normal voices don't you think? Launchpad wasn't exactly some out of the norm voice.

    But I also don't find Launchpad's voice annoying.
    It was very much a "character" voice.
    I'm not saying he's annoying. Every voice in the show is a "Character" voice. No one really sounds like Ms Beakley or Scrooge, they are very exaggerate versions of stereotyped vocal styles.

    That true. Alan Young cam off as close to an actual Scot without being truly Sottish and Ms Beakley, Joan Gerber just made sure she sounded like someone's mother.
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