A secret society of high-tech heroes that take down an evil group to save lots of the world would possibly sound like one thing you’d anticipate from Marvel Comics. However The Mouse Watch by J.J. Gilbert from Disney Hyperion really has extra in frequent with Chip & Dale. That is as a result of it is set within the expanded Rescue Rangers universe inside a brand new group based by Gadget Hackwrench.
Bernadette is an adventurous younger mouse who goes by the nickname Bernie and idolizes inventor Gadget Hackwrench. Her largest dream is to be invited to affix Gadget’s secret group, the Mouse Watch, a dream that comes true someday. However when your complete group is mousnapped throughout her preliminary coaching by the nefarious R.A.T.S., she and her new associate are the one two who can save them.
Set in fashionable occasions, The Mouse Watch takes place years after the occasions of the favored Disney Afternoon animated sequence that impressed it. Gadget has left the Rescue Rangers to discovered her personal group, however Chip & Dale are nonetheless doing what they do greatest. However followers searching for an journey with Gadget ought to observe that she’s a small character within the story. It is actually about Bernie proving herself and studying to belief her associate.
One of many story’s largest themes is overcoming stereotypes. The evil group is known as R.A.T.S., composed fully of rats and led by a robust cyborg rat. A rat was chargeable for the demise of Bernie’s older brother as properly, so she has a tough time when she is paired with a rat named Jarvis, whose identify appears to be one in every of a number of Marvel nods.
Being an inventor, Gadget has created some very fashionable tech for Bernie and the Mouse Watch to make use of. This contains drones and smartphones, however there’s additionally some legacy spy gear. Communicator watches and James Bond-style bike chases are all a part of this thrilling journey.
The Mouse Watch is a enjoyable journey story about believing in your self, widening your world view, and good triumphing over evil. Youngsters will adore it for the relatable characters, cool devices, and cyborg villain. Dad and mom who grew up on Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers can have time studying this story with their children and displaying them the sequence that impressed it on Disney+.