RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,214
Posts: 5,404,855
Members: 24,760
Currently online: 700
Newest member: R.Data

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: Time’s Orphan
By: Michelle on Aug 30

September-October Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Aug 29

Lee Passes
By: T'Bonz on Aug 29

Trek Merchandise Sale
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Star Trek #39 Villain Revealed
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Trek Big Bang Figures
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Star Trek Seekers Cover Art
By: T'Bonz on Aug 27

Fan Film Axanar Kickstarter Success
By: T'Bonz on Aug 27

Two New Starship Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Aug 26

Trek Actor Wins Emmy
By: T'Bonz on Aug 26


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek Movies > Star Trek Movies XI+

Star Trek Movies XI+ Discuss J.J. Abrams' rebooted Star Trek here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 30 2013, 09:28 PM   #1
RAMA
Vice Admiral
 
RAMA's Avatar
 
Location: NJ, USA
IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eggs

I'm assuming it means hints as to what's happening in the movie...anyone find anything?

He also said a follow up to the movie called After Darkness will be published.

RAMA
__________________
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan
RAMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 30 2013, 09:43 PM   #2
BillJ
Admiral
 
BillJ's Avatar
 
Location: Covington, Ky.
View BillJ's Twitter Profile
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?
__________________
"I tell you what you all need, you need to take a thirteenth step, down off your high horse." - Hank Hill, King of the Hill
BillJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 30 2013, 09:46 PM   #3
SalvorHardin
Rear Admiral
 
SalvorHardin's Avatar
 
Location: Star's End
View SalvorHardin's Twitter Profile
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

BillJ wrote: View Post
Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?
Yeah, exactly.
__________________

SalvorHardin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 30 2013, 09:46 PM   #4
King Daniel Into Darkness
Admiral
 
King Daniel Into Darkness's Avatar
 
Location: England again
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

I've noticed that the phaser rifle first seen in IDW's version of "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (published in 2011) is the same as the one seen in the Into Darkness trailers.

I thought that was a pretty cool.
__________________
Star Trek Imponderables, fun mashups of Trek's biggest continuity errors! Ep1, Ep2 and Ep3
King Daniel Into Darkness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 30 2013, 10:24 PM   #5
RAMA
Vice Admiral
 
RAMA's Avatar
 
Location: NJ, USA
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

BillJ wrote: View Post
Isn't it suppose to have elements that offer hints as to what's in the new movie? Isn't that the whole purpose of it too begin with?

Yeah but the plot itself isn't an "Easter egg", it has to be be something hidden.
__________________
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan
RAMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 30 2013, 11:12 PM   #6
Admiral Buzzkill
Fleet Admiral
 
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Marcus got mentioned in the comic. I'm sure that other "Easter eggs" are of the same kind.
Admiral Buzzkill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 31 2013, 12:18 AM   #7
Awesome Possum
I've Rebooted Myself
 
Awesome Possum's Avatar
 
Location: Someplace Shiny
View Awesome Possum's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Awesome Possum Send a message via AIM to Awesome Possum
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Spock seems to eager to put himself in situations where he may die due to not being able to handle the loss of his mother and Vulcan. It could be why he's in the middle of a volcano in Into Darkness.
__________________
Space Dandy! He's a dandy guy...in space.
He combs the galaxy like his pompadour on the hunt for aliens.
Planet after planet he searches, discovering new creatures both friendly and not.
These are the spectacular adventures of Space Dandy and his brave space crew. In space.
Awesome Possum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 31 2013, 12:20 AM   #8
SonicRanger
Rear Admiral
 
SonicRanger's Avatar
 
Location: Sheffield, England
Re: IDW writer Mike Johnson claims Countdown to Darkness has Easter eg

Well, he does want us to buy his product... so, yes, he's going to say that the comics have info about the new film.
__________________
"STAR TREK is... Action - Adventure - Science Fiction."
-- Gene Roddenberry, 1964, top of the first page of his original pitch and outline for Star Trek
SonicRanger is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.