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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/27/2019

Milestones are important in a person’s life. They are the historical markers that measure the passage of our lives, broken up into episodic achievements. We measure our lives by these achievements: the first kiss, the first job, whatever; these things help to shape our lives by punctuated moments of celebration …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/20/2019

You ever have one of those weeks that’s just jam-packed with activity? Not annoying or menial tasks, but exciting things that, filled with joy and accomplishment, but still taxing and energy-consuming. I just came off FanExpo’s Toronto Comic-Con this weekend where I hosted every celebrity they had on the list. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/13/2019

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In this day and age, we can be so pre-occupied with image; how we appear. Our self-conscientiousness gets in the way of just simply completing things; meeting deadlines and in essence, measuring up to our responsibilities. I can understand how the folks of my parents’ generation get so upset with …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/06/2019

There are some days when you feel like you’re being attacked on all fronts. It’s a legitimate feeling. We all wear many hats and have many different responsibilities. We can’t get everything right and sure enough, there are those days when it seems like everyone is out to get you. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/27/2019

The mission. The task. The responsibility. The measure of a successful character is the dedication to the task he has either been given or has given himself. That’s what we are looking at this time around. So, let’s get to the list for this week! IDW Publishing Star Trek vs …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/20/2019

The greatest obstacle to a sense of fulfilment is an overwhelming sense of futility. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. Sometimes part of a good story is the examination of the motivation behind that process because life is complicated …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic List – 02/13/2019

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There’s a certain level of stress and annoyance that goes along with not completing things. Some people create lists at the start of the day that not only serve as an itinerary or a task list, but also serve as a source of satisfaction. It’s a mini-reward for me, to …

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REVIEW: ‘Uncanny X-Men’ #11 has one of the best reunions in recent comic history

Matthew Rosenberg just saw the printing of Uncanny X-Men #11 today. Reading it, it reminded me of reading of something I figured out when I was a kid. I’m a Mutant. Let me explain. When I was younger, I used to get an excited charge of anticipation opening the door …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/06/2019

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The theme is internal conflict and we’re all conflicted in some way, aren’t we? Those conflicts are probably the strongest and most effective method for a reader to relate to a character. After all, we feel those conflicts within characters viscerally and comics reinforce that with visual storytelling. If the …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/23/2019

I think the driving force in a successful story is the amount of curiousity it can inspire in the reader. Comics aren’t an exception to that notion. However, in many respects they have a disadvantage than other media formats. With only 20 to 30 pages per issue, they have a substantially …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/16/2019

The theme for this week’s curated collection of comic titles is the re-creation of decades-old properties for new audiences – or audiences who are interested in seeing new ways that their well-known heroes can be re-imagined. It’s the intention behind the reimagining that makes the quality of the project. If …

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