Trek writers original works

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by JD, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. JD

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    I didn't realize Supernatural, Sleepy Hollow, Grimm and Fringe were also theirs.
     
  2. Defcon

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    They took over the Supernatural license after (I think) three books by another publisher (Harper?).
     
  3. Greg Cox

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    Titan is also publishing that upcoming PLANET OF THE APES anthology I was plugging before.
     
  4. JD

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    That explains why I thought someone else did the Supernatural books. You missed Heroes Reborn in your list. I accidently started off on the UK page and that also had Powers and Primeval on it.
    Just to be thorough, here are movies they've done:
    Alien/Predator franchise
    Planet of the Apes
    Independence Day
    Interstellar
    Iron Man
    Man of Steel
    Predator
    Pacific Rim
    Suicide Squad
    Terminator Salvation
    The Nice Guys
    Crimson Peak
    Resident Evil Retribution
    The Cabin in the Woods
    The Great Wall
    Warcraft

    and video games:
    Runescape
    Dishonored
    Resident Evil
    Deus Ex
     
  5. Greg Cox

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    Ahem, Titan also did the novelizations of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and GODZILLA. :)

    (And I think they did NOAH as well.)
     
  6. Defcon

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    Heroes Reborn is originally by Bastei, a German publisher.

    Titan only did the paperback compilations I think.
     
  7. James Swallow

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    With Deus Ex, Del Rey did the 1st book in the series, which Titan subbed, but then they picked up the license themselves...
     
  8. Defcon

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    I wonder if @trampledamage would be cool with having a dedicated off topic thread to discuss non-Trek tie ins here in the Treklit forum.
     
  9. Tim Thomason

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    Did they just reprint the Bible with a picture of Russell Crowe and the words "Now a Major Motion Picture" on the cover?
     
  10. Greg Cox

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    Nope. They did a genuine novelization--probably since the actual story of Noah is only a few pages long.

    I confess to being jealous: imagine being able to say you're the author of Noah! :)

    (There was also a separate young-adult novelization told from the POV of Noah's adopted daughter or something.)
     
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  11. Defcon

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    Noah: Ila's Story

     
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    Yes, I'd be okay with that - but it would need to be only one thread and not threads for each series etc. If you want to actually discuss other tie-ins there's the Science Fiction and Fantasy forum.

    A thread like this one to discuss publication and what's coming would be fine.
     
  13. Defcon

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    Thanks. I have started a thread for it: http://www.trekbbs.com/threads/ot-non-trek-tie-ins-discussion-thread.284087/
     
  14. Defcon

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    @KRAD just posted that there will be three new novellas in this universe (with the series being rebranded Super City Cops) released between December and February. I have already placed my preorder for those, as I'm very happy to see it return.

    http://kradical.livejournal.com/3151262.html
     
  15. JD

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    Has anybody heard what David Mack's Dark Arts series is going to be about? All it says on his website is that they're contemporary fantasy and that more information will come in 2017.
     
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    Dark Arts is secret history, with Renaissance-style black magic operating behind the scenes of established 20th-century geopolitics.

    Book 1, The Midnight Front, is a war epic / origin story set during World War II. It is currently slated for publication in the first quarter of 2018 from Tor Books.

    Book 2, The Iron Codex, is an espionage thriller set in 1953, and will deal with the origins of the Cold War, the early years of modern Israel, McCarthyism, and more. Best guess, this is coming in early to mid-2019.

    Book 3, The Shadow Commission, will be a conspiracy piece set in 1963 immediately after the Kennedy assassination, and will deal with various aspects of the fallout of that crime. This will, I hope, be out before the end of 2020.

    The Dark Arts series as a whole will be about the seeding and development of the modern Fascist movement in the West
     
  17. JD

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    Wow, that sounds really cool.
     
  18. Thrawn

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    This is only vaguely within the purview of this thread, but I just saw on Facebook that Greg Cox is editing a new book by James Alan Gardner, which is SO EXCITING TO ME. So: Greg, any chance you could share any more about that? He hasn't released anything in a really long time.
     
  19. Greg Cox

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    Thanks for asking! ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS WERE SOMEONE ELSE'S FAULT is an insanely fun and inventive comic-book/Gothic horror mashup pitting the superheroes against monsters, Weird Science against the Supernatural, and one genre against another. It's about four Canadian college students who get super-powers (due a freak scientific accident, naturally) and find themselves caught up in the eternal battle between Light and Dark . . ..

    It's a really amazing book that's already getting great quotes from the likes of Robert Sawyer, Spider Robinson, and others. And I've also been very gratified to discover that, like you, lots of readers have been waiting impatiently for a new book by Gardner.

    And, yes, we're already talking sequels . . . .

    Can't resisting sharing the Sawyer quote:

    “James Alan Gardner is a genius. He always knocks my socks off with his inventive use of language, wild imagination, and engaging storytelling, and this novel is his best yet. You’ll love it—it’s an absolute joy, managing to be funny, moving, and exciting all at once.”
    --Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Quantum Night
     
  20. Thrawn

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    That sounds amazing. I'm so in.