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 Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
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Purgatory’s Key: Dayton Ward. In the 50th anniversary, it is important to remember Star Trek's roots. Morality plays that take place against the backdrop of high-minded science fiction concepts were the backbone of Star Trek's Original television series. It is fitting, then, that an epic 50th anniversary book trilogy closes out on a classic-style Trek adventure by the ever-talented Dayton Ward and Kevin Dillmore! In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing, Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson are joined by author Dayton Ward to talk about Star Trek Legacies: Purgatory’s Key. We discuss celebrating the 50th, keeping the TOS feel, monolithic cultures, new dimensions, characters and all that Dayton is working on now. In the news segment we talk through New Visions #12, the flow chart update and the newest ships joining the Starship collection from Eaglemoss. News New Visions #12 (00:02:15) Flow Chart Update (00:07:17) Titan and Aventine News (00:09:25) Feature: Dayton Ward Legacies End (00:13:17) Celebrating the 50th (00:14:49) Keeping the Feel (00:19:24) Monolithic Cultures (00:21:24) Someone Dies? (00:28:12) Inception Matrix (00:29:43) The Crew Interactions (00:38:07) Dimension (00:41:57) Building on Enterprise (00:49:14) Discovery (00:52:46) Joanna (00:55:20) Travel Guides (00:57:18) Waypoint Comic (01:05:28) TNG Era Books (01:12:31) Dayton Online (01:17:35) Final Thoughts (01:21:29) Hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production 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