Comics

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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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 10/14/2020

One of my greatest gaming victories was a Games Workshop board game by the name of Adeptus Titanicus. Giant robots and futuristic warriors and weapons fighting in a future 40, 000 years in the future. In the real world though, painted plastic toys that you assemble yourself to create armies. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 09/23/2020

2020 should be known as “the year we fought the good fight”. Resilience is a commodity in great demand this year. Frontline workers, first responders, medical staff and now teachers have been called on to engage in light of the common good. Of course, this means exposing themselves to a …

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

Exploration requires a special type of courage. To even want to go to a place where there are no definites, no assurances, or protection is a risk that a lot of us – including myself – simply don’t want to undertake. That’s a measure of greatness that, at least, I …

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