Tag Archive: Stephen Molnar

Star Trek 14 (October 2012)

These little original issues don’t work out bad at all. Johnson uses this one to flesh out the Keesner character–Scotty’s little alien sidekick–and it’s pretty good. Turns out the character is from some… Continue reading

Star Trek 13 (September 2012)

I think this issue has to be the best in the series so far. Johnson structures it around a redshirt who is writing home to his parents from the Enterprise. The character does… Continue reading

Star Trek 10 (July 2012)

Johnson closes this issue on San Francisco Starfleet Command. He opened the last issue with it, but these scenes have no connection. It’s a terrible bookend device, since it tears the reader away… Continue reading

Star Trek 9 (May 2012)

The secret to reading Star Trek is to concentrate on the words. Not on what people are saying, but the actual visual text. Focusing on the balloons and boxes, one can ignore the… Continue reading

Star Trek 4 (December 2011)

These comics ought to come with a fifty cents off coupon for buying the original “Star Trek” episode online. If I’ve seen the episode, The Galileo Seven, I don’t remember it. But I… Continue reading

Star Trek 3 (November 2011)

Once again, Mike Johnson does well enough adapting an original “Star Trek” episode to the new movie’s continuity. Well enough means it utterly lacks any personality. This issue Uhura gets the most “movie”… Continue reading

Star Trek 2 (October 2011)

So Sally Kellerman doesn’t show up this issue either. Johnson continues his adaptation of the show’s pilot, but it’s all of a sudden very reductive. He can’t handle a big cast–I think there’s… Continue reading

Star Trek 1 (September 2011)

IDW should have put out Star Trek as double-sized issues, containing the entire episode adaptation, instead of splitting them up. It’s a high concept series–comic book adaptations of the original series but in… Continue reading