Comics

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/20/2021

I find that looking fondly back at the past helps me to look forward to the hopes of the future. That’s the province of comics in my opinion. Comics are the rightful successor to the pulp literature of yesteryear. These were stories that captivated the imagination but were set in …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/13/2021

If there’s anything people need to have exemplified right now, it’s a sense of resilience, and that’s what I see in Star Wars: Darth Vader #9 (Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco, Neeraj Menon, VC’s Joe Caramagna, Mark Paniccia). I am still in solid admiration of Raffaele Ienco’s art. He has captured …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/06/2021

It’s a fevered fight of favourite fandoms in this week’s review! Not only are there two Star Wars titles to relish and read, but two Star Trek ones to rise up and challenge them for comic supremacy in the matter of iconic franchises! Without further ado, make sure the Kyber …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 12/16/2020

Acting without thinking is normally not a good course of action, but sometimes, you gotta fall back on unmitigated rage to see yourself through a situation. I mean, this week, though it’s only the middle, has seen a great source of rage and in all honesty, it was unbridled anger, …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 12/09/2020

I think the most endearing value of the Star Wars franchise has been the heroes. We’ve seen the relationships between these heroes over the course of its 43-year expanse. The best stories include closer examinations of those relationships – the friendship between Han and Chewie, the love between Leia and …

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Captain Kirk’s Comic Review – 12/02/2020

I’m hardly what you might call a cat lover. I prefer the stable and honest predictability of a dog’s companionship over the fickleness of a feline personality. If cats could talk, their tone would be condescending; their manner would involve forced tolerance and their attitude would be a demanding one. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 11/25/2020

Back in March, the common perspective around us began to take on an extremity of panicked proportions. In fact, there were post-apocalyptic jokes being thrown around social media that this virus was going to herald the beginning of the end of the world as we knew it. That accounted for …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 11/11/2020

It’s a fandom-filled review list this week as we explore comic representations of some of the greatest franchises to entertain fans in the last fifty to sixty years! Of course, we’re talking about the viscerally nostalgic impact of Warhammer followed up by a double-punch combination of Star Wars and Star …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 11/04/2020

I like my villains dramatic and grandiose. In 1977, Star Wars gave us a perfect cinematic villain on a scale that hearkened back to the early days of film-making. The villains in the old Republic (Heh … just caught a pun there) serials were also rich in their menace. They …

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