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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 09/16/2015

What’s on deck this week? A lot of Marvel titles, that’s what. Why? Well, sometimes there’s a tendency to   slam the “Big Two” comic publishers, saying that individual titles from the other lines like Image or IDW are defining what’s currently bold and trend-setting in the comic world. I can’t disagree with …

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Captain Kirk’s weekly comic review – 09/10/2015

Okay … Fan Expo is done and while I enjoyed myself immensely, there were very few comic memories that I will take with me from this year. You need representative samples of two things for a successful comic guest list at a con: established artists with a long history who …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 09/03/2015

None of the comics I’m currently reading are represented at this year’s Fan Expo in Toronto. This is a late post, I have to apologize to my loyal readers. As I mentioned in last week’s review, it’s comic season for all Toronto’s – and Canada’s, for that matter – largest …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 08/27/2015

Another lead-in to Fan Expo here in Toronto … it’s happening next week, after all. I was contemplating the nature of comic book artists and writers and why we want to meet them so badly. They’re a different breed of celebrity compared to the movie stars and television actors that …

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Captain Kirk’s weekly comic review – 08/19/2015

We’re about two weeks away from what is arguably Canada’s biggest comic show: Fan Expo. Many of the artists and writers I’ll mention in past postings have been there. I usually hope to run into one or two, look at their work or show my appreciation. For example, Stuart Immonen, …

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Wizard World Chicago 2015 attendees will receive ‘The Walking Dead #1’ variant cover by Whilce Portacio

Wizard World, Inc. and Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, today announced that Bishop creator Whilce Portacio has drawn the 13th in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic, to be provided free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World Comic …

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