Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast
About This Show
Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
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Ghost Ship. On Literary Treks, we have reviewed the first original novel of each of the Star Trek series. Now it's time for our attention to turn to The Next Generation, and a very unique novel that shows us a take on TNG that was written with very little of the actual show to work with. Is the story representative of what we would come to know from the crew of the Enterprise-D, or is it a pale reflection that is nearly unrecognizable? In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther talk about TNG #1: Ghost Ship by Diane Carey. We discuss our first experiences with the book, the plot of the novel, how closely the characters match their on-screen counterparts, our thoughts on the main conflict, and wrap up with our final thoughts and ratings. In the news segment, we judge the cover of the upcoming DS9: Original Sin, discuss the upcoming books Star Trek Beyond – The Makeup Artistry of Joel Harlow, The Art of Star Trek: The Kelvin Timeline, and the second volumes of Dark Horse's Star Trek Adult Coloring Books. We also review two comics: New Visions #16 and Boldly Go #9. News Original Sin Cover and Blurb (00:02:11) Kelvin Timeline Books (00:09:29) Star Trek Coloring Books (00:16:11) New Visions #16 (00:27:14) Boldly Go #9 (00:27:14) Feature: Ghost Ship First Original TNG Novel (00:31:37) Experiences (00:32:58) The Plot (00:37:22) The Characters (00:43:29) Riker (00:59:44) Yar (01:11:33) Rest of the Characters (01:18:43) The Creature (01:24:08) Life and Death (01:28:25) Ratings (01:32:27) Final Thoughts (01:38:14) Hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate Producer)
Rated 5 out of
A must for all Trek Readers
I love this podcast. It covers Trek books and comics in an entertaining fashion. The guests (mostly Trek authors) are excellent as well.
Date published: 2014-09-02