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Once upon a time, a gigantic rampaging dragon and a human woman fell in love. The product of their union was Duncan, a Half-Human Hybrid. Though they divorced, Duncan's parents share custody. He spends most of his time trying to fit in at school despite his obviously draconic features, and when with his dad he is tutored in the ways of becoming the next king of the world's Kaiju.For real.Fun fact: The character was originally supposed to be a member of the Young Avengers in the Marvel Universe and Duncan was to be the son of the alien dragon Fin Fang Foom, a foe of Iron Man.An animated movie based on the comic premiered November 2010, on Cartoon Network from the creator of Ćon Flux.
This comic book series provides examples of:
Action Girl/Action Mom: Margaret, in the movie at least. Flies jets, shoots, threatens Belloc and means it.
Calling the Old Man Out: Duncan immediately does this to his father for forcing him into something he doesn't want, even though Belloc wasn't in his life for sixteen years.
Captain Ersatz: Duncan's father, the dragon Belloc, is initially presented as a Captain Ersatz of Godzilla, but is later developed beyond that into the more traditional, Tolkien-esque ancient dragon of intelligence and greed who hoards treasure, then his backstory was revealed to be more in the line of Fin Fang Foom as he and the other kaiju are aliens.
Cursed with Awesome: Orange skin and bullying aside, one can't help but wonder what Duncan finds so terrible about being inhumanly strong, impervious to extreme heat, and being able to breath fire... and this is before he gets his true powers unlocked.
If You Kill Him, You Will Be Just Like Him: Margaret basically said this trope as a reason why Duncan didn't kill the two Kaijus. Though he wanted to but his reason not to is because "it wouldn't change anything". Meaning that the rest of Belloc's subjects still wouldn't accept Duncan as their future king.