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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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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/09/2019

Happy New Year and welcome back! This week, it’s the call of responsibility that governs this week’s theme in the comic lists. After all, it’s been a restful and relaxing holiday break but like the rest of the western world is realizing, the holidays are over and it’s time to …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 12/19/2018

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You know, this is the not just the season for giving, but it’s the season for planning. I mean, at this time of the year, you put together lists, make appointments, arrange to see friends and family – it’s all one huge sequence of elaborate planning. So, of course, that’s …

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