Where No Man Has Gone Before

Where No Man Has Gone Before A Star Trek episode told in comic book format using photos from the episode instead of drawings The life of Captain Kirk is imperiled Two starship crew members are suddenly endowed with superhuman p

  • Title: Where No Man Has Gone Before
  • Author: Samuel Anthony Peeples
  • ISBN: 9780553113464
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • A Star Trek episode, told in comic book format, using photos from the episode instead of drawings The life of Captain Kirk is imperiled Two starship crew members are suddenly endowed with superhuman powers to created destroy

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    1. This is a bit of a cheat, trying to review a book like this because it's not really a novel per se. Like all of the photonovels (or fotonovels) this book consists of a series of pictures taken from the actual episode in question and then having word or thought bubbles added like a comic. They were briefly popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s because at the time there were few other ways of reliving a favourite TV episode but the advent of home recording killed them almost totally.Star Trek [...]

    2. A cross between a comic book and graphic novel, this adds another layer to a way to enjoy Star Trek if you are a fan. The thought bubbles gives you some insight into the characters, something that you might not pick up by just viewing the episode. I found it to be a good read and enjoyed it.

    3. For those of us who may remember when this book was first published, it was a pretty big deal. We didn't have DVDs and possibly not even the video tapes of the entire Star Trek series to enjoy at our leisure. But here, in book formate, we could relive certain episodes.The comic book style of word balloons and thought balloons seems corny for this, though I admit that I got a kick out of getting some of Captain Kirk's thoughts thoughts that were never aired as such on the show.I rate it a three [...]

    4. Another clever use of stills from the TV series combined with conversation/narrative "balloons" to create a graphic novel of an original Classic Star Trek episode.

    5. In the days before the internet a book like this was precious to a fan.I remember waiting impatiently for each of the photo novels to come out.

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