Star Trek and the Transformers are teaming… wha-huh!? Yeah, let’s talk about Star Trek vs. Transformers #1 from IDW Publishing in this week’s Dueling Review podcast.


Star Trek vs Transformers #1STAR TREK VS TRANSFORMERS #1
Writer: John Barber, Mike Johnson
Artist: Philip Murphy
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Cover Price: $3.99
The Transformers ’80s cartoon series meets Star Trek: The Animated Series in a no-holds-barred Saturday Morning mash-up for the ages!
At the edge of Klingon space, the starship Enterprise finds there’s more to the final frontier than meets the eye, when Kirk and his crew come face to face with the strangest life forms of all: Cybertronians! This unprecedented crossover brings together two of the greatest science fiction universes of all time-in the style of their classic animated series! A five-year mission meets a four-million-year war!

 
Sooooo, this is the animated Star Trek and the Transformers G1 cartoon all smooshed up together, with accurate references, solid art, and a really impressive through-line mashup story. What’s not to love?Matthew's Thoughts
Stephen's Thoughts
Holy crap, Spoilerites! If you loved the Transformers cartoons fo the 80s, and long for the further adventures of the animated Star Trek universe, your mind is going to explode this week. There’s some fun writing in this issue that hits all the nostalgia buttons, and the art is on model for everything I remember from the day. This is light-hearted fare that is worth checking out, but don’t expect universe changing events by the time this is all over.

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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