Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast
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Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
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The Siege. In 1993, a new Star Trek series hit the airwaves: Deep Space Nine, a darker, grittier Trek set aboard space station. Like every new Star Trek series, a line of original novels was produced by Pocket Books, and the first book in that series would be penned by none other than Trek literary legend, Peter David. In this episode of Literary Treks, Dan Gunther, Bruce Gibson, and special guest Brandon Shea-Mutala discuss the first original Deep Space Nine novel, The Siege. We talk about the links to season one of DS9, how well Peter David captures the voices of the characters, the violence of the story, a possible Babylon 5 connection, Bashir's actions, and the story's villain. In the news segment, we share our thoughts on the new comics Boldly Go issue 5, and Stranger Worlds issue 3. News Boldly Go #5 (00:04:33) Stranger Worlds #3 (00:07:37) Feature: The Siege Classic Deep Space Nine (00:18:00) References to Season One (00:19:38) Character Match (00:23:08) A Violent Station (00:31:06) Babylon 5 - "Believers" (00:35:22) It's a Good Law (00:43:56) The Villain (00:48:13) Ratings (00:54:49) Final Thoughts (00:58:11) Hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson Guest Brandon-Shea Mutala 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) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) 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