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.

You’re gonna dig ‘Black Dynamite’ baby | review


Nostalgia has gotten hold of me on this one. I want Black Dynamite to do well simply because it’s based on a damn funny source. It’s a larger-than-life character who can do some pretty larger-than-life things. But, in the end, for this story to succeed, Black Dynamite's gonna have to be ready to do some large-livin’! You dig?

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God War #1-2 | Review


'God War' is worth a look. It’s an example of a working comic concept. It shows developing talent, creative commitment and I find it a fascinating examination of the progressive evolution of a work in action.

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Batman/Superman | Review


Any British fan of American comics is going to love 'Batman/Superman' for the fresh perspective on classic characters. And any American fan should enjoy the opportunity to experience the unique presentation of the British comic publishing style.

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Indestructible #1 | Review


'Indestructible' turns the whole concept of being in the wrong place at the wrong time into something quite entertaining and further demonstrates IDW's creative flexibility. It reminds us that superhero stories can and should be fun.

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Madefire Motion Books (Star Trek, Transformers) | Review


Madefire's motion book technology is a great way to appreciate these comics and IDW has done such a great job with presenting various incarnations of "Star Trek" as well as the new direction of "Transformers," that these are definitely comics to pick up, regardless of which generation you belong to.

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Marada the She-Wolf | Review


If you haven’t encountered "Marada the She-Wolf" before, this is your chance to discover this lost treasure. It amazes me that it has taken this long for this wonderful, timeless collection to see the light of day again and to be presented to a new generation of readers.

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