New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Therin of Andor, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Therin of Andor

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  2. Lonemagpie

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    I've got a piece in as well, and I know some other familiar names have too...
     
  3. King Daniel Beyond

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    I wonder how this will stack up against Star Trek: A Comics History?
     
  4. mmtz

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    "New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics" is a collection of essays by people with an interest in Star Trek comics. "Star Trek: A Comics History" author Alan Porter is a contributor to the new book. I wrote an essay for the book too and I'm looking forward to reading all the other essays.
     
  5. KRAD

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    I've also got a piece in the book, examining WildStorm's all-too-brief run.
     
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    Looks like it could be interesting, thanks for the heads up.
     
  9. Daddy Todd

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    I'm looking forward to this. Sounds very interesting.
     
  10. KRAD

    KRAD Keith R.A. DeCandido Admiral

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    For those too lazy to click on links, here's the full list of contributors:

    Jim Beard
    Joseph F. Berenato (also the editor)
    Julian Darius
    Keith R.A. DeCandido
    Kevin Dilmore
    Robert Greenberger
    Rich Handley
    Mark Martinez
    Tom Mason
    David A. McIntee
    Martín A. Pérez
    Alan J. Porter
    Colin Smith
    Scott Tipton
    Cody Walker
    Dayton Ward

    The spiffy-keeno cover is by Patricio Carbajal.

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  11. ronny

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    Every time I see that cover I ask myself why is Frasier Crane reading a Star Trek comic.
     
  12. BritishSeaPower

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    Very cool. Will have to check this out.
     
  13. KRAD

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    It's not Frasier Crane, it's Morgan Bateson when he was just a ensign.
     
  14. Lonemagpie

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    That's Ensign Hendorf...

    And for those wondering, my piece is on Crossovers...
     
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    Cool! I especially liked Divided We Fall, the DS9 relaunch/TNG crossover.
     
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    Me, too. The writers really seemed to improve (over the course of four issues) on how to tell a Trek story in the comic medium. I genuinely wish they had been given more opportunities to develop their comic-writing muscles.

    In fact, I'd love to see most of the contempary Treklit writers either try their hands at writing a Trek comic for the first time or be given further opportunities to return to comic-writing.

    A Titan comic series by Christopher, a comic about 24th century Trek politics by KRAD, a DS9 relaunch ongoing by DRG3, Mack on an epic TNG miniseries event, Beyer handling a new Voyager series...etc.
     
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    If I may...sorry for the hijack...

    I have several Star Trek comics I'd be interested in knowing the value of (if any). If anyone could direct me to a decent resource for this or please email me at rich@classicpowellrod.com to discuss it further I'd really appreciate it. I am frequent visitor to some other forums but not this one. If I have committed an egregious breach of etiquette please forgive me and let me know. Thanks,
    Rich
     
  18. mmtz

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    "New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics" is scheduled to debut at Shore Leave this weekend. I just posted an interview with the book's editor, Joseph F. Berenato, at TrekMovie and the table of contents, in case you're interested.

    http://trekmovie.com/2014/07/30/tre...ng-star-trek-comics-preview-author-interview/

    If you're going to Shore Leave, be sure and attend Joe's panel on Star Trek comics. Several regulars in this forum will be joining him.
     
  19. Therin of Andor

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    Are you going, Mark? I shall be there.
     
  20. mmtz

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    Hi Ian. No, I won't be there. I wish I could.