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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 07/11/2018

As comic characters grow older, it can be very challenging to keep their stories fresh. Especially with flagship characters like Spider-man, Superman and the like. I’m interested in looking at this this week. After all, SDCC looms around the corner and it’s a time of celebrating the work of creators …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 07/04/2018

Hope keeps us going, but it’s a double-edged sword. While the promise of success is a tantalizing reason, it’s also frustrating because what we want, still isn’t guaranteed. I guess that’s a ‘glass-is-half-empty” approach but that’s what I’m working with this week as we go through the list of comic …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/20/2018

It’s getting to the end of the school year. I tell my students that the biggest detriment to a successful year is a negative attitude. But, attitude can be divided into so many different layers that it’s important to recognize them in order to remove them from one’s mindset. There …

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Mild-mannered historian joins the Pop Mythology team and becomes… DOCTOR COMICS!!

Hey, everyone! I thought I’d take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Kevin (aka Doctor Comics) and I’ve just joined the Pop Mythology comic review team. You may already be familiar with the amazing Captain John K. Kirk’s weekly comic roundups. Adding to his reviews, I’ll also be …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/13/2018

New beginnings are always important in life. I’m not really one for change though, so I’m probably running the risk of sounding hypocritical here, yet I see the dividends in my friends’ lives when they decide upon this course of action. However, it has to be carefully planned out; It’s …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/06/2018

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It’s a short list this week, which is fitting, given that I’m looking for titles that have straightforward stories. Sometimes, I’m not very sophisticated and sometimes I just want a story that’s got in- your-face attitude. Which makes sense, as this has been a week when everyone has been in …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 05/30/2018

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You know, I’ve always been fascinated by betrayal. Okay – it’s not like I’m actively looking to screw someone over, but the whole concept of disavowing a friend, stabbing an acquaintance in the back or even just talking crap about someone in order to minimalize their position and maximize yours …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 05/23/2018

You ever worry about taking the next step? I do. Some times the next stage of your career, your hobby, your whatever is rationally the obvious thing to do. Yet there are issues like: moving out of your comfort zone, the amount of effort involved, or even just downright anxiety …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 05/17/2018

Commitment is such a chore. That’s what we’re looking at this time around. Why? Well, a lot of reasons. First, it’s the driving force behind super-heroes. Second, without commitment, how would we learn responsibility? Finally, it’s also getting close to the end of the school year and with the improving …

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