For this week’s column, I look back at IDW’s Star Trek: The Next Generation—Ghosts, from writer Zander Cannon (so while it might not be canon, it is at least Cannon). It features impressive interior illustrations from Javier Aranda, German Torres-Ruiz, and Marc Rueda, as well as stunning cover art by Joe Corroney.
Set during the show’s fourth season, Ghosts has the distinction of being the only miniseries from IDW’s first 20 or so titles with no direct connections to televised Star Trek, other than it featuring Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D. It’s an original storyline non-reliant on established characters, conflicts, and locales. For the purpose of this column, though—which, after all, is about how comics provide prequels, sequels, and tie-ins—this series poses a bit of a dilemma. Read the full article!