On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #3 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Art by J.K. Woodward and the Sharp Brothers Two issues into IDW Publishing’s Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 and I was feeling indifferent. The first issue, discussed here, was okay but not especially engaging;Continue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #1 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Art by J.K. Woodward When I was about nine, I started watching Star Trek. I remember going with my dad to see Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan for my birthday. When I was aboutContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On the Coming Star Trek/Doctor Who Crossover

Star Trek has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember; one of my earliest clear memories is of the Animated Series and I think I remember a commercial for Star Trek: The Motion Picture.  (I do, however, remember a commercial for Alien, even though at six I was farContinue reading “On the Coming Star Trek/Doctor Who Crossover”

On Annivesaries and Convention Panel Ideas

Recently I’ve had anniversaries on the brain. It started with this blog post by Dayton Ward, where he ran through a list of film anniversaries — twentieth, twenty-fifth, right on up — that are being celebrated this year. You look at the list for 1982, the year that many critics consider to be filmed scienceContinue reading “On Annivesaries and Convention Panel Ideas”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #1 IDW Publishing/DC comics Written by Chris Roberson Pencils by Jeffrey Moy Inks by Philip Moy A starship streaks by. Her lines are somewhat familiar — saucer, secondary hull with a navigational deflector, two cylindrical warp nacelles — but there are some details that are unusual — the saucer has aContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On the Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes Crossover

ADDED (10-22-2010): These are my pre-publication thoughts. My thoughts on the first issue itself can be found here. END This week, IDW Publishing made me very happy. At San Diego Comic-Con, they announced that, with DC Comics, they will be publishing a Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes crossover by novelist Chris Roberson and artist Jeffrey Moy:Continue reading “On the Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes Crossover”

On My 2011 Shore Leave Schedule

We come to it at last, the great battle of our times. No, wait. That’s not right. Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup. No, that’s not it, either. Oh! I’ve got it! Next weekend, July 8th through 10th, in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is Shore Leave, a science-fiction and fantasy convention.Continue reading “On My 2011 Shore Leave Schedule”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Let’s talk comic books! It’s a rainy day, so why not? 😉 Star Trek: The Official Motion Picture Adaptation #5 IDW Publishing Written by Mike Johnson & Tim Jones, based on the screenplay by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman Art by David Messina with Claudia Balboni, with inks by Gaetano Carlucci A year after J.J.Continue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Writing a Weekend To-Do List

The weekend is at hand. This morning, on the train, rather than muse on the gloominess of the world, I wrote out a “To Do” list for the weekend. I write out “To Do” lists for the office most mornings; my cubicle neighbor can’t see the point, but I like thinking through what I’m doing,Continue reading “On Writing a Weekend To-Do List”