Outside in Makes it So

Publisher: ATB Publishing

Year: 2016


Put ten Star Trek fans in a room and you’ll wind up with eleven opinions, 47 heated debates about the nature of the Holodeck and somebody cosplaying Worf in a transporter accident with the Crystalline Entity. That’s because Star Trek fans are gloriously weird, uniquely different and sometimes entirely outlandish. And so is this book.

Celebrating 30 years of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Outside In Makes It So is a collection of 174 reviews, one for every story of the show, the four movies and a few bonus extras. Well, we say “reviews,” but we mean that loosely: within these pages, you’ll find scripts, recipes, a Monty Python sketch, a psych test, gossip columns, newspaper ads, a sitcom, a eulogy and a daily log from Riker’s beard, not to mention insightful and thoughtful articles examining Picard-era Star Trek from just about every angle imaginable…and then some!

Provocative, engrossing, hilarious and utterly gonzo. These aren’t your father’s reviews.

Featuring contributions from:
Rich Handley, Star Trek: The Newspaper Strip; Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics
Jim Beard, New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics
Keith R.A. DeCandido, Q&A; A Time for War, A Time for Peace
Alan J. Porter, Star Trek: A Comics History
Dave Galanter, Foreign Foes; Maximum Warp
Paul Simpson, Former Editor, Star Trek Magazine
Rosanne Welch, Writer, Beverly Hills 90210, Touched by an Angel, Picket Fences
William Leisner, The Shocks of Adversity; Losing the Peace
Robert Greenberger, Editor, DC Comics’ Star Trek
David A. McIntee, Star Trek TNG: Indistinguishable from Magic
Jill Sherwin, The Quoteable Star Trek; The Definitive Star Trek Trivia Book

And over a hundred and fifty more!

Here, I wrote about “Unification” Parts 1 and II.

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