The ’80s – Geek Edition: Part Eight – Science Fiction
Nov23

The ’80s – Geek Edition: Part Eight – Science Fiction

The ’80s – Geek Edition: Part Eight – Science Fiction by Jerry Whitworth   (see Parts One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, and Seven here if you haven’t already)   For the final two entries of “The ’80s – Geek Edition” series, the 1980s would be a milestone decade. In terms of Science Fiction (alternatively, Sci-Fi or simply SF), it would be a resurgence of past franchises, a continuation of...

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Adaptability: A History of Marvel’s Licensed Comics

Adaptability: A History of Marvel’s Licensed Comics by Jerry Whitworth   Today, comic books are being adapted for film and television at an incredible rate, the industry quickly becoming the go to source for summer blockbusters and highly rated television. However, comic books’ origins lie in licensing and reprinting the content of other companies. While during comics’ earlier years, publishers like National...

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STAR TREK: TNG/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2 #2 Review

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2 #2 Review by Jamie Dunst Writers: Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee; Artist: J.K. Woodward; Letters: Shawn Lee; Editor: Denton J. Tipton With issue two of this particular fanboy’s dream team-up, we see a Enterprise adventure with Picard and his crew on a mission. The story starts off with Geordi and Data having a philosophical discussion about upgrading Data’s...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 review by Jamie Dunst Writers: Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee; Art: J.K. Woodward; Lettering: Shawn Lee & Robbie Robbins; Editor: Denton J. Tipton I love Doctor Who. I love Star Trek in all it’s forms. (I even watched Enterprise) and when I heard that IDW was going to do a crossover story, I was so on board. Unfortunately I missed out on the first printing of...

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Make It So: Star Trek: The Series

Make It So: Star Trek: The Series by Jerry Whitworth   Hard to believe it has been seven years since there was a Star Trek series on television. And yet, at the box office, the Star Trek franchise was rebooted three years ago amidst controversy while becoming the highest earning film in the history of the Star Trek film franchise (with a sequel being shot currently and set to be released the summer of 2013). And while I’m...

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