Much like their (rightly) acclaimed Judge Dredd comics, IDW's handling of the Star Trek license has managed to exceed reader expectations with high production values and an uncanny ability to tell engaging comics stories within the limitations of a tie-in book. Over the last three years, IDW has shifted the comics focus to tell stories from within the world of J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot team's cinematic Star Trek reboot. With the new status quo firmly established, writer Mike Johnson and a team of artists are going to be taking the Enterprise and her crew into all-new directions, starting with a gender-flipped parallel universe. The two-part "Parallel Lives" debuted last week with Star Trek #29 and gives new readers a chance to take a tour with the finest crew in the fleet while seeing them in an all-new light.
We talked to Johnson and artist Yasmin Liang for more information about their two-part Trek adventure, and got an inside look at the ins-and-outs of how they approach working on a license with such heavy fan expectations.
John Martz takes familiar pieces of pop culture and reinterprets them visually, not through any one particular style, but through a host of different styles. He puts his own comic spin on the first appearances of Batman and Superma
Like the vast majority of us, I am a terrible artist. As such, when I first saw this work by artist Christophe Louis, a.k.a. Quibe -- in which he eloquently draws Batman, Iron Man, Spock and other characters with just a single line -- I was, well... pretty humbled. But mostly jus
If the sight of the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer has left you feeling as if you can't wait until May to find out more about the mysterious John Harrison and the threat he poses to the Federation, don't worry; the story actually gets started next month as IDW launches Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness, an official prologue to the new movie.
Scripted by Mike Johnson from a story by Star Trek Into Darkness co-writer Roberto Orci, Countdown to Darkness features art by the wonderful David Messina and follows the pattern of th
Holidays: It's Thanksgiving here in the United States, so we're doing the holiday thing. Hope you folks are enjoying yourselves, even if you're abroad and have to pay the bills today! Toys: Mimoco has announced a new line of Mimob
While other sites may be content to bring you Rocktober, Shocktober or Mohawktober, ComicsAlliance is committed to commemorating the things that really matter! That's why this month, we're bringing you 31 days of Star Trek's most explicitly boner-related episode as we celebrate Amoktober!DID YOU KNOW...
Anime: Kodansha and creator Naoko Takeuchi have announced that a new anime adaptation of the Sailor Moon manga is in the works. Apparently it won't be a film, so it's possible a new series or some other anime project.
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