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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 03/25/2020

I wish we had a more direct connection to the editors on the books we review. Not only would they provide greater insight into the machinations of the overall publishing direction of the stories that get printed, but clearly, they’d have greater insight into the inner workings of the creators. …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/26/2020

I never used to have problems with faith. Then, I became an adult and found myself in situations where I was really in need of what faith promises to provide. Faith is a belief in the things unseen. It can take the form of believing in spirituality, ethical standards or …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 02/19/2020

Ego is a double-edged sword. In order to make something stand out, one needs to believe in oneself. In order for the work to have some merit, it requires someone with enough self-conviction for it to matter. However, there is also an amount of self-awareness required to promote the work …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/22/2020

It’s a popular misconception that, in the end, revenge is its own reward. It really isn’t. I’ll talk more about this later. Reed Richards’ greatest crime is his oversight in accidentally exposing his friends and family to the cosmic rays they unwittingly encountered in the maiden flight of the Marvel …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 01/02/2020

Resolve – it’s the dominant mindset after Christmas and leading up to New Year. We resolve to change ourselves, establish new habits and make a decision that things are going to be different next year. Well, that’s the mindset that we’re looking for in this week’s comic review! Let’s get …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 12/26/2019

I was teaching about what resonates in communicating a message to an audience to my students this week and one of the points they glommed onto was emotion. At this time of year, emotions run high. Eliciting an emotional response from a viewer, reader – whatever the medium, is the …

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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review – 12/11/2019

This week’s theme is taking care of business. Yep – pretty simple, isn’t it? Sometimes it’s best to boil life down to its essential elements and so it is in life, as it is reflected in comics. There’s a great deal of comfort in getting things done and this week, …

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