Re: Orci, Kurtzman and Lindelof should not Return.
* For comedic potential, though, I have to admit that the "cuddly dictator" notion does bring a rich trove of Khan parodies to mind. What if the shameful secrets of Khan's rule were Cuddly Secrets? His passion for fancy pastries, his love for unicorns and Pokemon, his top-secret Kitten Defense Fund... the Cuddly Khan Comic practically writes itself.
There's a parody of Space Seed in one of the Best of Trek books called "Requiem for a Hack".
"Let's give it to Riker. He'll eat anything
For some great Original Series fanfic, check out the Valjiir Continuum!