Here's what critics are saying about 'Star Trek

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Star Trek had depicted Klingons as largely unconcerned with their fallen until The Next Generation Season 1 episode "The Heart of Glory", which introduced the concept of Sto-vo-kor, the afterlife for the honored dead, guarded by the mytho-historical figure Kahless the Unforgettable. What do you hope fans take from the new world being presented in your comic?

Johnson: This story stays strictly on the Klingon side of things, going into more detail about their perspective on the Federation and the state of play as the show begins. Yet one would likely have to be a true "Star Trek" completist to feel sold, based strictly on the opening flurry, on signing up - and anteing up - for "Discovery's" full tour.

Netflix also revealed that every episode of the 15-episode first season will be available to watch on the streamer with Klingon subtitles, so that the most super of fans can test their knowledge and brush up on their Klingon.

The other show feels like a version of Star Trek created to cater to the immediate cultural moment in all the wrong ways. The talk show, hosted by Matt Mira, originally of the Nerdist, includes guest appearances from "Star Trek's" stars and features discussions of the episode and recaps. I watch shows to escape not be bombarded by one-sided politics.


Like many, I have been anticipating the release of the new Star Trek series Discovery.

One of the core tenets of the myriad versions of Star Trek over the last 50 years has been peaceful conflict resolution and examining why people - and various alien species - battle over differences instead of celebrating commonalities.

Still, if that represents a fresh approach distribution-wise, where "Discovery" feels weakest is in the fundamental qualities that have defined the best "Trek" series - namely, the strength of the interplay among its characters. It doesn't help matters that the Shenzhou looks way more high-tech than anything on the original series or TNG, and that the Starfleet uniforms on the show barely resemble those of the era that it's supposedly just 10 years behind.

Star Trek: Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, with Jason Isaacs, and Michelle Yeoh and Rainn Wilson in guest roles. But since we're supposed to empathize with her as the lead character, the show tries to have it both ways - and when your lead character commits an act of mutiny not long after you're introduced to her, it's hard to muster up any positive feelings toward her. Check out our interview below, as well as an exclusive piece of cover art from Star Trek: Mirror Broken artist JK Woodward, making its debut here on Gizmodo. "So that really puts everything on Sonequa Martin-Green, at least for me, and even as great as she is, I'm not sure if she's enough".

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