Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Seven

‘Next Generation’ had established a new mark for Star Trek TV shows with seven seasons, a full four more than the original series, which became the model for two of its three successors. So the fall of 1998 promised but … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Six

Here’s the start of the ‘Deep Space Nine’ its most fervent fans to this day will still remember vividly, entering into serialized territory for the first six episodes of the season, exploring the opening months of the Dominion War. What … Continue reading

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Comics I Like – The 2010 Midyear Report

Now, I assume it’s always preferable to truly enjoy the things you enjoy. I mention this because as far as comics go, I think 2010 has been a pretty good year so far. I won’t try and suggest it’s been … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Five

If the third season opened the series up and the fourth season made it go widescreen, then the birth of the ‘Deep Space Nine’ that most fans would truly recognize was the fifth, which premiered in the fall of 1996, … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Four

The term “widescreen” has been used for certain large scale comic book storytelling in the past, and is meant to suggest a summer blockbuster scope. I’d suggest that starting in the fall of 1995, ‘Deep Space Nine’ got into widescreen … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Three

I still consider this one to be my favorite season of Star Trek, and it’s not strictly because it was the first one I watched completely as first run material. It was the year ‘Deep Space Nine’ seemed to finally … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season Two

Up to this point in my Star Trek experience, I had been following the franchise in second run syndication, but finally, in 1994 (quite handily, with the still-memorable occasion of the broadcast of “All Good Things…” looming), I started catching … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season One

In January of 1993, Star Trek expanded once again, notably for the first time in its history to have two series run simultaneously on television (though it might be noted that competing crews had been a problem for fans since … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Seven

In 1994, ‘Next Generation’ concluded its run, a fact that seemed completely incomprehensible to fans, a premature end to a series that had eclipsed the length of the original series by four seasons already, and seemed capable of continuing for … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Six

In 1992, ‘Next Generation’ had half a season to be the last Star Trek TV show to air alone before the end of the millennium, which to anyone looking back, and realizing just a decade later the final film featuring … Continue reading

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