Tales from Sanctuary City: Combat Wombat (2020)
In a fun and furry spin on the classic “recluse becomes reluctant hero” tale; Maggie Diggins, a wombat turned Wonder Woman, unintentionally becomes the city’s superhero after she begrudgingly saves a rookie caped crusader from certain doom.
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90
Animation
Ricard Cusso
Matt Kinmonth
Kristen Souvlis, Nadine Bates
Pre-Production
Australia
Synopsis
On the outskirts of Sanctuary City lives Maggie Diggins, a cantankerous yet caring wombat who, after a tragic digging accident resulted in the suspicious disappearance of her husband, now lives out a solitary existence, spending every waking second searching for any remaining clues to the whereabouts of her life partner. After finally taking a break for a chocolate run (her second true love) to the store, she unwittingly stops an altercation between a group of Drop Bears and a 13-year old, spectacle wearing, superhero obsessed sugar glider, named Sweetie, with a one-two punch from her powerful rump. Amazed by Maggie's bootylicious crime fighting abilities, Sweetie incessantly pesters her to become one of the city's new superheroes, to join forces with Sanctuary City's superman; a capable yet conceited cassowary named Flightless Feather. Spurred on by Sweetie and the promise of further clues to dis¬cover her missing husband, Maggie takes on a new alias as "Combat Wombat", a friendly, yet fierce female crime fighter, who immediately wins over the city's people. However, not everyone is happy to welcome this new comer, ruffling the feathers of Flightless and his PR manager, CeCe the Koala. As Flightless hatches a plan for Maggie's demise, she uncovers a massive conspiracy surrounding him that will put the city in grave danger. Using her curmudgeonly courage, it's a race against time for Maggie and her bushy-tailed sidekick, Sweet¬ie, to reveal the truth and save the city....more

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