Boldly going where no other Star Trek comic has gone before, Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen have demonstrated they will push the boundaries of storytelling and established notions with this new series. Star Trek: Boldly Go #4 shows us how the Kelvin Universe crew deal with the Borg… and how the Borg deal with them.
Articles by Rich Schepis
Relevancy has never concerned the Borg. In Star Trek: Boldly Go #3, the relentless foe explains resistance, ignorance, empire, wrath and luck are all irrelevant when it comes to their mission. Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen resume the series’ opening arc, as the Kelvin Universe crew attempts to rescue its comrades and stop the Borg.
It’s a great debut for the latest crossover between the crew of the Enterprise and the Green Lantern Corps.
Warning – this interview contains irreverence, innuendo about embarrassing truck stop photos, stream of consciousness and nostalgia. Kevin Dilmore and Dayton Ward’s writing partnership has formed into an epic Star Trek bromance. The two sat down with TrekMovie to discuss their latest offbeat project – Star Trek: Waypoint #2, how they wound up stuck working with one another, and more.
La-La Land Records recently released a second volume of music from Star Trek: Enterprise. The four-CD collection features previously unreleased material from 31 episodes and music from composers Dennis McCarthy, Jay Chattaway and more.
TrekMovie commemorates Cliff Eidelman’s distinctive score to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country with a review of the 2012 Intrada two-disc release. This expanded soundtrack release includes previously unreleased material, plus the original release from 1991.
Cliff Eidelman, the man who composed the score for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, fondly recalls his experience working on the final Star Trek film to star the entire original cast. We sat down with the composer who discussed his thematic choices for the score, his approach to publishing the original soundtrack, and how he worked with Nicholas Meyer.
Assembling the single greatest collection of writers and artist in the cosmos, IDW Group Editor Sarah Gaydos had her pick when it came time to finding talent to contribute to her Star Trek: Waypoint anthology. After the first issue split time between The Next Generation and The Original Series, issue two focuses solely on TOS, but not in a way readers might expect.
John Jackson Miller’s 50th anniversary trilogy delivers an epic tale across the centuries. Events set into motion before the Khitomer Accords fuel the Klingon antagonist in this story of revenge, intrigue, and machiavellian maneuvers.
The fourth revision of the Star Trek Encyclopedia written by the husband/wife duo Mike and Denise Okuda, is a massive two-volume hardcover edition. This latest revision includes information up to Star Trek: Into Darkness, and took several years to compile. Read on for our interview with the Trekspert couple.
Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen’s new Kelvin Timeline series introduces the Borg. With his crew separated awaiting the construction of the Enterprise-A, Kirk must depend on a new group of officers to solve the mystery of what destroyed the USS Concord. Resistance is of course, futile.
William Shatner still has it. The 85 year-old actor entertained fans in suburban Philadelphia for two-straight hours in the most recent return of his self-titled tour that covered his life and career. It’s “Shatner’s World”, we just live in it.
TrekMovie spoke to Sarah Gaydos, the driving force behind the recently launched anthology series, Star Trek: Waypoint.
Mike Johnson and Tony Shasteen elevate their Final Frontier narrative with Star Trek: Boldly Go #1. The comic takes place during the final few minutes of Star Trek: Beyond, and as the creative duo demonstrate, a lot happened in that short amount of screen time.
Paul Ruditis is becoming a go-to name in the world of Star Trek nonfiction, with The Star Trek Book, the Star Trek Visual Dictionary, and the Star Trek: Voyager Companion to his credit. TrekMovie caught up with Ruditis at Mission: New York to talk about his previous work, what he has coming up, and the challenges of writing guide books for the 50-year old franchise.
The Roddenberry Foundation recently announced a $1,000,000 cash prize for the best ideas on how to make our future #BoldlyBetter. TrekMovie interviewed leader of The Roddenberry Foundation and heir to the Star Trek throne Rod Roddenberry about the #BoldlyBetter campaign, his foundation’s funding of innovative ideas, and more.
Michael Piller, known to Trek for his work on The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager, authored a ‘textbook’ on screenwriting, based on the production of the feature film Star Trek: Insurrection. That book was never published and thought to be lost to time after Piller’s passing. Now for the first time ever, Piller’s Fade In is officially available in published form at michaelpiller.net.
IDW’s bold Star Trek anthology series Waypoint debuts with Original Series and Next Generation tales.
The special 50th anniversary trilogy series Star Trek Legacies celebrates The Original Series with all new stories by famed Star Trek authors. Read on for our review of Book 1, Captain to Captain by Greg Cox, which features Klingons, Majel Barrett’s Number One, and a huge surprise ending.
John Byrne’s latest photocomic has the Enterprise face an unknown force.
ReedPOP, purveyors of the most recent Star Trek convention in New York City, have a reputation for putting on some of the best conventions around, including New York Comic Con and Star Wars Celebration. While providing some fresh alternatives to the Star Trek convention scene, the company’s background did not prevent issues from arising at its first ever Star Trek event.
The Star Trek: Voyager actor Manu Intiraymi has been mulling the idea of a series about the convention circuit for 15 years. TrekMovie interviewed Intiraymi about his new film venture, which includes a host of actors from Star Trek and other sci-fi franchises.
Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann have been involved with Star Trek from its earliest days, so it was only fitting the married pair would be tabbed to produce Five Decades of Fashion from the Final Frontier. Read on for our interview with the couple.
The third part in a series on IDW’s Final Frontier adventures in the Kelvin Timeline.
Adam Nimoy’s tribute to his father is a tender and loving exercise.
‘Embracing The Winds’ Delivers Star Trek Continue’s Finest Episode Yet.
Star Trek Continues again addresses a topical social issue in classic TOS fashion.
Vocal minorities tend to lead perception. It’s not necessarily because they are right, but because they are loud, consistent in message and sometimes the only mouthpiece. Lately however, that vox populi has taken its gripes and issues to an entirely new level; one that ridicules, mocks and bullies creators online, as well as posting critical and negative comments to anything and everything covering something that supposedly brings these fans great joy. All of these behaviors can easily be attached to countless fandoms currently occupying the zeitgeist, yet sadly it seems to have taken a firm hold on Star Trek, which is disappointing considering what the franchise represents.
Read Part II in our series on IDW’s Final Frontier adventures in the Kelvin Timeline.
The Smithsonian Channel special focuses on the refurbishment of the Original Series Enterprise model on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and looks forward to how today’s scientist are bringing us into the 23rd century. The documentary airs Sunday September 4th at 8 pm EDT. Check out the trailer and clips from the special below.
The new Star Trek Beyond character Jaylah is a dynamic addition to film and potentially the crew. Here I make my case for why she is among the strongest characters of the franchise and should stick around should another Kelvin film be made.