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? #10 – Return Of The Mirror Menace

It’s been a long hiatus—the result of working on the final two issues of my own graphic novel, Code 45, running the last Kickstarter to fund it, and then preparing it for publication by Scout Comics this spring—but the DC Star Trek Comics blog is back! I’m diving in 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. 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? #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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