Friday, February 27, 2015

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Hostage Situation"

Malibu Preview

A Klingon prisoner is taken aboard DS9 and maybe his prison guard has some sorta murderous grudge.

RATING: 51%

(Where to place: Season one, between A Man Alone and Babel.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "The Rules of Diplomacy"

Malibu Celebrity Special

Nog escorts a Klingon to Ferengar and they run a dice scam real quick.

RATING: 70%

(Where to place: Season four , between Rejoined and Starship Down.)

Star Trek - "Journey to Babel"

Spock has some family drama to work out while the Enterprise ferries some ambassadors and one murderer to a conference.

RATING:79%

Star Trek Continues - "Fairest of them All"

I'm not sure why so many of these fan productions, with amazing resources at their disposal, just make sequels or retreads of old episodes. Make something new, damn!

RATING: 50%

(Where to place: Right after Mirror, Mirror, set entirely in the evil universe.)

Star Trek - "Mirror, Mirror"

Kirk, Uhura, McCoy and Scotty wind up in the evil, goatee universe and the question about whether or not Starfleet uniforms could be any skimpier for women is finally answered.

RATING: 80%

Star Trek - "The Apple"

The Enterprise finds a beautiful planet with happy citizens whose every whim and desire is taken care of by a computer but nope! That's not free enough for Kirk so he destroys their computer and peaces out.

RATING: 77%

Star Trek - "Obsession"

Kirk encounters a living smoke that clouded his early twenties into a haze of bad decisions. Hey, I completely understand!

RATING: 68%

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Q-Strike"

In the conclusion of this (coulda been one great long book) trilogy, Picard, the Enterprise, a cloud, and Q must stop an evil omnipotent being from teaming up with his old partner in crime, that blue god weirdo from Star Trek V.

RATING: 72%

(Where to place: During the Dominion War, between First Contact and Insurrection.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Victim"

DC Issue 62

Troi has to undergo a mental murder simulation when she is accused of murder on a planet full of paranoids.

RATING: 45%

(Where to place: Season seven, between Journey's End and Firstborn.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Unhappy Trails"

Malibu Worf Special

Worf is playing a wild west game on the holodeck so Kira and Dax join in.

RATING: 36%

(Where to place: Season four, between For the Cause and To the Death.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Bonds of Honor"

Malibu Worf Special

Worf, a decorated Starfleet officer, is accused with no evidence of blowing up a Federation starbase. Ok?

RATING: 56%

(Where to place: Season four, between For the Cause and To the Death.)

Star Trek - "Wolf in the Fold"

The Enterprise has to fight Jack the Ripper's ghost and also Sulu gets stoned again.

RATING: 79%

Star Trek - "The Changeling"

A killer robot thinks Kirk is its mother so Kirk is like "Um, I've sort of got too much going on in my life right now to raise a robobaby?" and talks the robot into blowing itself up.

RATING: 68%

Star Trek - "Friday's Child"

McCoy slaps a pregnant woman which, and I'm no expert, may be grounds for a malpractice suit.

RATING: 41%

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Star Trek - "Hell in a Handbasket"

DC Issues 51-52

A psychic member of the Enterprise crew starts projecting surreal visions that lead the crew on a journey through Dante's Inferno.

RATING: 90%

Star Trek - "Enemy Unseen"

While carrying some diplomats, including a major horndog lady Kirk used to hook up with, some political intrigue unravels! Excuse me, did I say intrigue because I meant mundanity.

RATING: 38%

(Where to place: Between The Motion Picture and The Wrath of Khan.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Children of Chaos"

DC Issues 59-61

Encountering some roided up space bros from his time on the Stargazer, Picard must fight them and teach a giant space grub how to love.

RATING: 51%

(Where to place: Season seven, between Eye of the Beholder and Genesis.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Turn of the Tide"

Malibu Issue 32

Kira and Dukat have crashed on a planet together and must work to stop a genocide from some disgruntled rogue Cardassians.

RATING: 60%

(Where to place: Season four, between Starship Down and Little Green Men.)

Star Trek - "The Deadly Years"

Everybody on an away team gets infected with a disease that makes you turn old and die (the disease called LIFE peut etre???) so Kirk, Spock, and McCoy have to cure themselves before an unrelated Romulan attack destroys the ship.

RATING: 63%

Star Trek - "Who Mourns for Adonais?"

One of my first memories is being two or three and being petrified when the giant hand comes out of space.

RATING: 72%

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Star Trek - "Aspiring to be Angels"

DC Vol One Issues 49-50

A renegade federation starship is raiding Klingon outposts, Bearclaw gets in trouble, and Nancy and Konom rethink their marriage. Also I suppose the Original crew shows up here and there.

RATING: 88%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Companionship"

DC Issues 56-58

So a crazy weapon puts Deanna's mind in Alexander's body, Worf's in Lwaxana's, and Selar's in Geordi's. That's the kind of thing that'd be more fun to watch actors do I think.

RATING: 41%

(Where to place: Season six, between Chain of Command and Ship in a Bottle.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Rules of Behavior"

Malibu Issue 31

Some space dudes are gonna assassinate Dax unless this one guy stops them and he obviously does.

RATING: 26%

(Where to place: Right before Way of the Warrior.)

Star Trek - "This Side of Paradise"

Some kind bud makes everybody super chilled out but of course Kirk has to bring down the whole party.

RATING: 61%

Star Trek - "Amok Time"

Spock gets super horny Vulcan style and winds up having to fight his best friend to the death.

RATING: 78%

Star Trek - "Operation: Annihilate!"

Hundreds of people at a colony, including Kirk's brother, have been killed by flying fried eggs, and it's up to the Enterprise to save the rest. And don't worry about Kirk - he's cracking jokes the very next day so I guess he's a champ at internalizing his grief.

RATING: 67%

Star Trek - "Metamorphosis"

Turns out Zephram Cochrane has been living on a barren planet for a century as the love slave of a cloud alien.

RATING: 53%

Monday, February 23, 2015

Star Trek - "The Stars in Secret Influence"

DC Vol One Issue 48

At Konom's bachelor party Scotty, Bones, and Chekov all independently spike the punch leading to a drunken bacchanalia in which Bearclaw fights Konom, Chekov fights Arex, and Sulu hooks up with M'Ress.

RATING: 76%

(Where to place: Between The Voyage Home and The Final Frontier.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Good of the Many"

DC Issue 55

Data and that judge who tried to have him declared starship property are put on trial, and guess who winds up having to defend whom! Data has to defend Louvois, that's who and whom.

RATING: 67%

(Where to place: Season six, between Chain of Command and Ship in a Bottle.)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "Remembrance"

Malibu Issue 31

Dax travels to Qo'Nos for Kang and Koloth's memorial but somebody wants to maybe kill her and Kor for revenge.

RATING: 61%

(Where to place: Season four, right before The Way of the Warrior.)

Star Trek - "The Gamesters of Triskelion"

Uhura, Chekov, and Kirk are suddenly whisked away to a magical planet where talking brains bet on cage matches.

RATING: 63%