Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #7 – Saavik’s Story Chapter One: Pon Far!

DC Comics Star Trek #7 (Saavik’s Story Chapter One: Pon Far!) gives readers their first taste of in-series character building with a deep dive into Lt. Commander Saavik, the half-Romulan, half-Vulcan officer who was the protégé of Mr. Spock. For once, writer Mike W. Barr builds on, rather than borrows… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #6 – Who Is…ENIGMA?

DC Comics Star Trek #6 (Who Is…ENIGMA?) is the second quasi-original tale in a row from a series that is maybe, finally, starting to find its own legs. Still, much of what shifts this issue’s plot away from being a mirror image of Star Trek stories we’ve seen before seems… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #5 – Mortal Gods

DC Comics Star Trek #5 (Mortal Gods) directly answers my criticisms about the previous issue by giving us a story that, if not wholly original, is at the very least non-derivative of an episode from The Original Series. That being said it does pose a number of chronology problems that… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #4 – Deadly Allies

DC Comics Star Trek #4 (Deadly Allies) offers the kind of story I’ve been dreading since I first began reading this run. It only took a handful of issues before Mike W. Barr decided it was time to start mining past episodes of The Original Series for entire plotlines. (I’m… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #3 – Errand Of War!

DC Comics Star Trek #3 (Errand Of War!) picks up immediately on the bridge of the Enterprise, where readers had just witnessed Klingon Emperor Kahless IV declaring war on the Federation at the end of Star Trek #2. Naturally, it’s all been blamed on Captain Kirk, who had the misfortune… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #2 – The Only Good Klingon…

DC Comics Star Trek #2 (The Only Good Klingon…) is the second half of the series-starting two-parter, and as such it serves to conclude our introduction to this imagining of the Enterprise’s crew and the new cast of characters who are also along for the ride, as well as confirm… read more »

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