Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #11 – Mindmeld

‘The Tantalus Trap’ picks up immediately following the cliffhanger from the previous issue (‘Mind Meld’). The Enterprise crew is trapped on the ‘Mirror’ Enterprise after Evil Kirk remotely activated the self-destruct sequence (which can’t be overridden). Stop me if you’ve heard any of this before—actually, don’t, because if you walked… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #11 – Mindmeld

The third entry in the DC Comics Star Trek ‘Mirror Universe’ saga, ‘Mindmeld’ is surprisingly one of the better issues in the book’s early run. For the most part avoiding the tired Trek retreads so generously sprinkled through previous volumes (although not entirely, as we’ll see), ‘Mindmeld’ also manages to… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #9 – New Frontiers Chapter 1: …Promises To Keep

It’s finally here — the moment of reckoning where two timelines, movie and comic book, collide in a massive explosion of chronological chaos. DC Comics Star Trek #9 (New Frontiers Chapter 1: …Promises To Keep) is the first issue immediately following the theatrical run and comic adaptation of ‘Star Trek… read more »

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Why Would Someone Blog About Every Star Trek DC Comics Issue? #8 – Saavik’s Story Chapter Two: Blood Fever

DC Comics Star Trek #8 (Saavik’s Story Chapter Two: Blood Fever) picks up immediately where the previous issue’s cliffhanger left off, which means Saavik is doing her best to destroy the Enterprise using a ship she stole from Vulcan that, surprisingly, seems to be more than a match for one… read more »

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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. This time, the series builds on, rather than borrows from, Star… 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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