Rich Handley Author and Editor

Star Trek Comics Weekly #108

For the most part, IDW has shied away from adaptations in its Star Trek lineup. When it adapted “The City on the Edge of Forever,” it did more than merely regurgitating what fans had already seen. In this week’s column, I examine Harlan Ellison’s The City on the Edge of Forever—The Original Teleplay. The miniseries was penned by Scott and David Tipton, with artwork by James Kenneth Woodward. The comic adapts Ellison’s script, from before Gene Roddenberry, Dorothy Fontana, and others made major changes he’d vehemently opposed. Around the same time as the miniseries, IDW also released the Tiptons’ Star Trek Special: Flesh and Stone, illustrated by Joe and Rob Sharp, which remains the only comic to feature main characters from The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise, all in the same tale. Read the full article!

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