Wednesday 01st July 2015,
Comic Booked

Browsing the "Star Trek" Tag

James Horner

James Horner – 1953-2015

James Horner – 1953-2015: : Bringing Humanity to Films James Horner, one of the greatest film composers of our time, reportedly died after a single plane crash in California. Just how great was “one of the greatest?” We begin with [...]

June 24, 2015 News

Beam Me Up, Chicago! Star Trek Convention Hits Chi-Town!

Star Trek Convention Hits Chi-Town!     Beam Me Up, Chicago! Star Trek, the 49 Year Mission Tour beamed aboard the Starship Chicago on 12-14 June, 2015 at the Westin O’Hare.   Star Trek members who arrived for this year’s mission were George Takei, [...]

June 19, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Why Star Trek Matters

Why Star Trek Matters, Part 2 (Dom-Jot Hustler)

Why Star Trek Matters, (Part 2) As discussed in the last column on Why Star Trek Matters, it might come as a revelation to people watching movies and shows that have “expanded universes” that it can be about more than [...]

June 10, 2015 Features

Starfleet News: Lt.Uhura Suffers Minor Stroke

Actress Nichelle Nichols, who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the iconic Star Trek science fiction TV series from 1966 to 1969 and in six subsequent feature films, has suffered a stroke. on the night of June 4th Nichelle Nichols suffered a [...]

June 5, 2015 News
Star Trek

Why Star Trek Still Matters: Dom-Jot Hustler special

Why Star Trek Still Matters: Dom-Jot Hustler special (part one) The fiftieth anniversary of Star Trek is fast approaching next year, and it seems that this milestone is almost going unnoticed. Sure, plans are in work for a new feature, [...]

June 2, 2015 Features
Why Star Trek Matters

A Galaxy Quest Television Show: Dom-Jot Hustler Special Editorial

A Galaxy Quest Television Show: Dom-Jot Hustler Special Editorial Welcome back to Comic Booked’s irregular Star Trek column. Today’s topic might be about something that made people laugh, but, when you boil it down, it is a rather serious one, [...]

May 18, 2015 Features
Why Star Trek Matters

Dom-Jot Hustler #1: “Beyond” Boredom

Dom-Jot Hustler: Round One – “Beyond” Boredom “Play Dom-Jot, Human?” said the Nausicaan; it’s the same thing that’s said every time a human walks into one of those bars – sorry, uh, recreation facilities. See, in the future, where they [...]

April 23, 2015 Features

Leonard Nimoy: The Consummate Vulcan – a Tribute

Author’s Note: Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise passed away on Friday, February 27. He was 83 years old. Star Trek was the franchise that brought science fiction, with all of its unique terminologies and [...]

March 1, 2015 Features
Courtesy of Matthew Crowley Photography

Chicago’s Adler After Dark embraces cosplay

Cosplay returned to Adler Planetarium this year – bringing Chicago’s biggest costuming groups with their fantastically fabricated costumes and creative cosplays matching the theme of the month – Revenge of the Geek Chic.  Revenge of the Geek happened 19 February 2015 at [...]

February 21, 2015 Features

Shocktoberfest #18: Gargoyles

Hello again and welcome to another installment of Shocktoberfest.  In today’s article, we’re going to do things a little differently.  We’re going to go back into history and look at an older monster, but this one in particular is different [...]

October 18, 2014 Features

New from IDW 6/11/2014

New from IDW 6/11/2014 Angry Birds #1   Angry Birds #1 is exactly what you’d expect; another mad grab to take money on a ridiculously popular game that doesn’t lend itself to story telling.  That said, the premise and subsequent [...]

June 16, 2014 DO NOT USE, Features

New from IDW: 5/28/2014

New from IDW: 5/28/2014 24 Underground #2 Well, this title is going as predictably as you might expect. Apart from the first issue’s unexpected introduction of the Russian gangsters, there have been no surprises. The art is sufficient, but I [...]

May 31, 2014 DO NOT USE, Features

New From IDW: 5/14/2014

New from IDW: 5/14/2014 G.I. Joe: Real American Hero #202 This month is all about leverage and posturing.  You have the Joe’s keeping tabs on the Rancho Corba, the latest Cobra stronghold.  You also have Cobra leveraging Zartan to take [...]

May 18, 2014 DO NOT USE, Features

Bad Robot TV Cancellations

It hasn’t been a good season for J.J. Abrams and his production company, Bad Robot. While Person of Interest got renewed fairly early on… the other Bad Robot series haven’t been so lucky. Almost Human was the first to get the ax but [...]

May 9, 2014 Movies and TV
Star Trek Ongoing #26 Cover

Star Trek Ongoing #26 – Review

Alright, if you haven’t seen Star Trek Into Darkness, don’t read any further because I’ll have to spoil some stuff from the movie and previous issues on this series. So, as many know, this Star Trek Ongoing is a canon series that [...]

October 27, 2013 DO NOT USE

Pin It on Pinterest