With Star Trek: Picard, CBS All-Access teamed up The Next Generation’s Jean-Luc Picard with Voyager’s Annika Hansen (a.k.a. Seven of Nine) to save the galaxy from an ominous threat. The experience was a nightmare for them both, as the two xBs (former drones) revisited the horrors of assimilation aboard a Borg cube, culminating in Seven connecting once more with a Collective hive-mind.
Many hailed the pairing as a highlight of Picard’s debut season, but for comic fans the plot was a familiar one, as it had been done already in IDW’s 2012 miniseries Hive. Written by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, Hive was exquisitely illustrated by Joe Corroney and Matt and Shawn Fillbach, with Corroney and David Messina turning in striking cover art. The four-part miniseries, celebrating The Next Generation‘s 25th anniversary, was based on a story by Brannon Braga. Read the full article!