Comics

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 07/01/2020

It’s Canada Day! I’m on vacation. So, I’m looking for something to go along with easing my gravity chair back in the garden under a canopy while drinking a beer. Because I can. That’s what’s great about Canada: we have freedom, popularly governed by a belief that it’s something that …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/24/2020

You can’t plan everything in life, you know? I mean, you can set favourable conditions, work things towards your advantage, but life just has a way of surprising you. Sometimes for the worse, to be sure, and I think we’re all experiencing some of that now, but also, life just …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 05/27/2020

Because … science. Another week in quarantine and I can understand the frustration of those people who need to get back to work, or quite frankly, just get out of their home and be somewhere else, especially now in Toronto when the good weather has finally returned. What I can’t …

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PREVIEW: ‘Little Victories,’ a graphic memoir about a dad and his autistic son

Les Petites Victoires was a Canadian graphic memoir, originally published in French, by comics writer and artist Yvon Roy. It is about Roy’s real-life experiences following his son’s diagnosis of autism. Now Titan Comics, through its Statix Press imprint (which is dedicated to reprinting high-quality European comics in English), will …

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Hardcover and omnibus compilations for your COVID-19 comics binge reading

You know that mental list of comic book titles that you’ve been pining to read? Well, I’ve got a few meaty hardcover and omnibus compilation suggestions you can add to it, because, in this new day and age of challenges, I think we all need something to occupy the abundance …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/25/2020

I wish we had a more direct connection to the editors on the books we review. Not only would they provide greater insight into the machinations of the overall publishing direction of the stories that get printed, but clearly, they’d have greater insight into the inner workings of the creators. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/04/2020

It feels like we could all use a little more hope these days. Corruption seems to reign supreme in the daily operation of our highest offices. The systems we have placed our faith in, ie: Science, Education, even the governments of the day are all either wantonly suffering from an …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/26/2020

I never used to have problems with faith. Then, I became an adult and found myself in situations where I was really in need of what faith promises to provide. Faith is a belief in the things unseen. It can take the form of believing in spirituality, ethical standards or …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/19/2020

Ego is a double-edged sword. In order to make something stand out, one needs to believe in oneself. In order for the work to have some merit, it requires someone with enough self-conviction for it to matter. However, there is also an amount of self-awareness required to promote the work …

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