Articles by Mark Martinez

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Motion Picture Trilogy and Trek Flick Comic Book Retrospective

IDW Publishing's new "Star Trek Motion Picture Trilogy" collection combines their recent Star Trek II: The wrath of Khan adaptation with the 1980's DC Comics adaptations of the third and fourth Star Trek films into a single trade paperback collection. We review that collection, plus take a retrospective look at all the other Star Trek comic book adaptations. It’s time to go to the TrekMovies.

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor #3 + More Trek Comic Previews

The third issue of John Byrne’s mini-series, Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor arrives in comic shops this week, courtesy of IDW Publishing. Byrne begins weaving threads from some of his other Star Trek comics into McCoy’s story. Spoilers ahead in this week’s review. Plus we have some previews of upcoming Star Trek comics.

TrekInk: Review of ‘Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Harriman’ + Details On Rest Of Series

Recalled to active duty for a medical emergency, McCoy confronts his grief and the man many hold responsible for the death of Jim Kirk, captain of the Enterprise-B, John Harriman. IDW Publishing releases the second one-shot in their Captain’s Log series this week. Find out Harriman fares in our review below. Plus we have exclusive details on the final three issues in this series. Spoilers ahead.

TrekInk: Early Review of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ghosts #4

Trapped in a ghostly plane of existence, Picard must communicate with the Enterprise before Riker gets medieval on the squabbling leaders of Juulet and Dorossh. It’s business as usual in the penultimate issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ghosts from IDW Publishing. Check out our early review of Star Trek TNG: Ghosts #4 due in comic shops tomorrow (Wednesday). We also have a bit of a late review of Ghosts #3.

TrekInk: Review of “Spock Reflections” & “Nero” Comic Collections

Two trade paperback collections illuminating the lives of characters from the feature film Star Trek (2009) arrived in comic shops recently ("Star Trek: Nero" and "Spock: Reflections"), giving readers an opportunity to revisit lessons learned about Vulcans, Romulans, humans, loyalty, logic and revenge. We have a summary review of both below

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold #1

After a long hiatus, the promenade is full of people again and Quark’s bar is open, offering watered-down drinks for exorbitant prices, beautiful Dabo girls, and lively conversation with Morn. Feels good, doesn’t it? IDW Publishing brings DS9 back to comics this week with the first issue of a new mini-series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold. Spoilers ahead.

TMP@30: The Adaptations of Star Trek: The Motion Picture – The Comic Book

Star Trek The Motion Picture Anniversary week continues today with a look at the adaptations of the film. First TrekMovie’s Comics co-editor (and creator of Star Trek Comics Checklist) Mark Martinez gives us a special “TrekInk” historical overview and review of Marvels comic book adaptation (and coming up later we will take a look at the novel).

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: Spock – Reflections #3

The third issue of Star Trek: Spock – Reflections arrives in comic shops today, Wednesday September 23rd. Scott Tipton and his brother David reveal Spock’s destination, more of his memories, and pause for reflection. Meanwhile, artists David Messina, Elena Casagrande, and Federica Manfredi treat us with their vision of original series characters. Find out more in our review below