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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 Weekly Comic Review – 04/26/2017

If there’s anything I’ve grown to appreciate in my short term of existence on this planet, is the rejuvenating and sudden joy in discovering a pleasant surprise. In all honesty, I tend to look at life like playing Monopoly. Remember the Chance and Community Chest cards? Sure, there were disappointments …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 04/19/2017

Conflict is inevitable – in fiction and in life. In fact, conflict is often the great accelerator in good fiction but there has to be a balance. As in cooking, there has to be the right balance of ingredients. Conflict is tempered by motivation and good characters need authenticity to …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 04/12/2017

There’s a distinct human theme in this week’s pulls. Humanity in all its various incarnations reflected in art makes for a joyous theme of discovery when reading; so why should comics be any different? Fantasy makes us take a real look at ourselves and our dreams. Without fiction, how would …

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