The so-called “mirror universe” was introduced in Star Trek’s “Mirror, Mirror.” Deep Space Nine expanded on the concept across five episodes, then Star Trek: Enterprise aired the two-part “In a Mirror, Darkly,” which retroactively made “The Tholian Web” a mirror-universe tale as well. Star Trek: Discovery has since incorporated that universe into its basic fabric.
DC Comics revisited the other universe with its “New Frontiers” storyline. Malibu and Marvel each published a mirror tale of their own, after which the alternate reality remained underutilized for decades. We’re now in the IDW years, in which the mirror world has been a frequent stopover. In this week’s column for Eaglemoss, I reflect on Star Trek: Mirror Images, a five-issue miniseries from writers Scott and David Tipton, with art by David Messina and Sara Pichelli. Read the entire article!