Patrick Stewart’s Return to Star Trek

Patrick Stewart is returning to Star Trek. Announced at the Star Trek Las Vegas convention, Stewart will be appearing in a Star Trek series set roughly twenty years after the last Star Trek: The Next Generation film, 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis, and will explore a new chapter in Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s life. People have spentContinue reading “Patrick Stewart’s Return to Star Trek”

Building a Better Star Trek: Generations

It’s possible I’ve written about this on the blog before. Over the years, I’ve written about a great many things, and there’s some inevitable overlap. Recently on a mailing list discussion turned toward the Star Trek: The Next Gernation films, and I mentioned in passing my opinions of Star Trek: First Contact (I really don’tContinue reading “Building a Better Star Trek: Generations”

On a Lost Story

I have on my desk a composition book. It dates to 2001. There are things in it like notes from that year’s Shore Leave, directions to my friend Jason’s house in Arlington, notes from the Electronics Boutique vendor show in Las Vegas that year. Random stuff. It also has the first few pages of aContinue reading “On a Lost Story”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #8 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward Ten months ago, IDW Publishing announced the comic book I’d waited most of my life to read — a Star Trek/Doctor Who crossover. Yesterday, I read the eighth and final issue.Continue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #5 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward It’s safe to say that after the fourth issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 that I was ready to give up on this series. My two favorite science-fictionContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #4 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward For two weeks this review has defeated me. I wrote a draft. I didn’t like it. It was, I thought, harsh. I wrote another draft. This one IContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

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”