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Captain John K. Kirk

Captain John K. Kirk
John Kirk is an English and History teacher and librarian in Toronto, Canada. In addition to the traditional curriculum, John tries to teach his students to make sense of geek culture. And with the name "J. Kirk," it's hard for him to not inject "Star Trek" into his lessons. Comics, RPGs and the usual fanboy gear make up his classroom resources.

INTERVIEW: Actor Jeff Teravainen on the golden age of sci-fi TV

Jeff Teravainen

Dark Matter is presently one of SyFy Channel’s hottest science fiction series right now and Pop Mythology was really lucky to talk to one of the actors that make it such a memorable show. If you haven’t caught Jeff Teravainen’s performance as Lt. Anders on Dark Matter, then you might …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/29/2016

End of school. Non-teachers don’t get this, but there’s such an emotional drain on the last day of school. You look at your students and as they enjoy their final day celebrations, you wonder if you’ve prepared them – changed them, well enough for the challenges that they are about …

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HEXER DUSK: action-packed sci-fi comic kills it on Kickstarter

hexer dusk

You know, Jan Duursema and John Ostrander are names from the heady days of my youthful comic reading. Titles like Arion, Lord of Atlantis, Wonder Woman, Hawkworld, and then there are the Star Wars titles from Dark Horse Comics: Star Wars: Legacy or Star Wars: Republic. The high quality collaboration …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06082016

wonder woman rebirth 1

I try looking for the common threads in comics that I select for review. Sometimes it’s obvious but occasionally it’s a tough one to figure out. However, there’s always some subliminal element that I pick up on that determines my list. Life’s like that. The commonalities in life are always …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/01/2015

Slight list this week. Quality over quantity, right? Still, this slight list marks my contribution to the fandom of comics. I like to think of myself as restrained and politely critical but there are certain comics that I identify with on a personal level but that I also admire from …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 05/25/2016

There’s much that I’ve chosen to read this week. On top of my reading I’ve had to deal with the fact that this has been a week of geek developments that have unduly taken my attention away from comics. However, there was one announcement that caught my eye that doesn’t detract …

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