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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.

Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pull: Star Slammers #1

This will be the inaugural post for a new, weekly examination of my pull list from my local comic shop, sharing some opinion, a word or two about each comic and finally ending off with which one makes my pick of my pulls. Some weeks will be long and some will be short, but overall, we’ll try for regularity, and as we all know, regularity is our friend.

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REVIEW: Garth Ennis curates important piece of British comics history in ‘Battle Classics’

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Battle was an amazing part of the comic landscape of Britain. It shaped thousands of young readers and made them aware of their nation’s history and heritage while teaching them about the hard life-lessons of war. Go look for this. Garth Ennis Presents Battle Classics isn’t just a book that can entertain you, but it’s one that you can learn from.

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