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An ancient hero meets the modern world in the all-new HERCULES #1

He’s been called many things, gone by many names, accomplished many heroic deeds. But now, it’s time for a new beginning. This November, the world’s first super hero is back in the game in HERCULES #1! Fan-favorite writer Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians 3000) and artist Luke Ross …

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Captain Kirk’s weekly comic review – 07/29/2015

Super heroes aren’t doing it for comics any more. Seriously … when’s the last time a super hero comic really grabbed public attention? For me, Moon Knight is my choice, but even still, I find that it’s an exception to the rule and I’m drawn to more non-super hero books …

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Celebrate 50 years of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the anniversary issue of ‘S.H.I.E.L.D. #9’

This August, celebrate a half century of Marvel’s premier intelligence agency in  S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 – the oversized anniversary special. Be there when writer Mark Waid and artist Lee Ferguson answer a question 50 years in the making. A question that lies at the heart of the creation of SHIELD – …

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Marvel hip-hop variant covers acknowledge link between comics and music

If you collected comics during the 80s and 90s you might remember some really cheesy comic-music crossovers like the embarrassing Nightcat.  But comics have certainly inspired music quite a bit, particularly the genre of hip-hop where songs often make various kinds of references to comic book characters (“Homie I’ll be …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 06/16/2015

It’s the variety of comics that I look forward to every week. Super heroes, adventurers, and others are representations of literature figures that entertain me or make me look at the world in different ways. I mean, how many times have you considered a moral dilemma from the perspective of …

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Captain Kirk’s weekly comic review – 07/01/2015

Happy Canada Day! Yup, as I write this, my family is fast asleep after a busy day of picking strawberries, making jam and watching fireworks in celebrating the 148th birthday of this great nation! I stole some strawberries, watched some fireworks but then I had comics to read. Yup … …

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‘The Loxleys and Confederation’ will help readers to see the greatness of Canadian history

'The Loxleys and Confederation' makes a difficult subject clear, relevant and interesting. It’s a perfect resource for history teachers and a great piece of comic art that tells a poignant and dramatic story allowing readers to see why Canada is such a great country.

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