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Star Trek, Issue #1” 2022 Comic in Review

This is the first issue of a new comic series that serves as a postscript to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Since I am a fan of the show, I

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Prodigy’s “All the World’s a Stage” in Review

In Star Trek: Prodigy’s most recent installment, the Protostar crew answer a distress call and discover a highly unusual alien civilization. The alien natives seem to have adopted a disjointed

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Prodigy‘s “Let Sleeping Borg Lie” in Review

As the episode opens, Dal, Gwyn, Jankom, Zero, Rok-Tahk, Murf, and Hologram Janeway are on the holodeck, watching a simulation of events previously seen in “A Moral Star, Part 2”. The

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Prodigy‘s “Asylum” in Review

Beneath the waves of an alien planet, a group of spear-throwing poachers are hunting a whale-like sea creature. Following close behind in a small underwater craft, Gwyn, Dal, and Jankom

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Lower Decks‘ “The Stars At Night” in Review

At a meeting of Starfleet officials, Admiral Buenamigo argues that the success of his new Texas-class AI ship rescuing the Cerritos has demonstrated that this hitherto classified project is now

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Prodigy’s “Starstruck” in Review

I was starstruck from an early age by Star Trek, through daily viewing TOS reruns after school. The show’s adventures and characters captured my imagination. This capacity of Star Trek

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Lower Decks Comic Issue #2 in Review

IDW enlisted the sharp experience and talent of writer Ryan North and artist Chris Fenoglio to release a self-contained Lower Decks comic trilogy. While the miniseries was created to function

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Lower Decks‘ “Trusted Sources” in Review

Captain Freeman is told by Admiral Buenamigo that her idea for “Project Swing By” – revisiting planets that were contacted but haven’t been visited by the Federation recently – has

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Prodigy‘s “Lost & Found” in Review

Over the decades – since devouring the TOS series over and over in the syndicated rerun era – my mantra to skeptical Trek fans as movies and new series have

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Why Care About Star Trek: Short Treks?

Star Trek: Short Treks is an odd little anomaly in Star Trek history. Is it a Star Trek series on its own or just a companion? Is it still continuing,

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