IDW’s Star Trek: The Last Generation had an intriguing premise: what if James T. Kirk had failed to prevent Colonel West from assassinating the Federation President at Khitomer in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country?
Lou Tambone and I, and our amazing team of writers, have been nominated for a Rondo Award for our essay anthology MUSINGS ON MONSTERS: OBSERVATIONS ON THE WORLD OF CLASSIC HORROR, for Book of the Year!
My HeroCollector column this week explores IDW’s Star Trek: Assignment Earth, written and illustrated by John Byrne. The miniseries was based on the episode “Assignment: Earth”, which had originated as a standalone, same-named half-hour TV series concept.
Scott and David Tipton quickly established themselves as two of IDW’s most valuable players when it came to the Star Trek license, so it’s no surprise editor Andrew Steven Harris brought them back for ST:TNG: Intelligence Gathering.