Well, it’s the hundredth installment of Star Trek Comics Weekly. Happy anniversary! When this column launched in May 2019, it wasn’t clear how long it would take to catch up with the current run. But here we are two years later, and we’re happily chugging along through the IDW years. For those who enjoy prequels, sequels, and tie-ins to onscreen Star Trek, IDW’s been a golden gift from the Great Bird of the Galaxy.
This week, I examine Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who—Assimilation2, which brought back the writing team of Scott and David Tipton, accompanied by co-author Tony Lee and artists J.K. Woodward and Gordon Purcell. As the title suggests, the eight-issue miniseries paired up Jean-Luc Picard with a certain enigmatic Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, on loan from BBC’s long-running science fiction show Doctor Who. And like fezes and bow ties, it was cool. Read the full article!