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Star Trek Online: Let The Iconian War Begin! #TeamEmmmmsie
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Comic Books that act as an expanded universe for a franchise seen only on TV, Video Games or Movies are pretty cool in my book.
They get to either bring back characters and concepts that were one and done, which provides familiarity and acts like a gateway to get non-comic readers a reason to pick up a comic. Which is the case of this weeks comic: Star Trek The Next Generation #36…
And yeah, I’ve had this copy for years since I don’t have the back cover any more and am Iucky to still have the front cover.
But as you can tell from the cover, it features the return of Ardra.
For those of you who may not know: Ardra was the antagonist in the season four episode, ‘Devil’s Due’, where the Enterprise-D responds to a distress call from a planet that was being tormented by a person claiming to be their Devil. Ardra in actuality is a con-woman who uses her knowledge of the planet’s culture along with devices like transporters, holograms a…
As some may know, I spend many evenings streaming on Twitch, and every so often I drop in on other channels, one of which is that of FNDanteSavagte (twitch.tv/fndantesavage) and not to long ago, he made mention that he was in a band that released an album. The band was Corrupting Celest and the album, released in 2007, was The Fall From Grace, which from what I can tell, was released on the Konkshoo Record label.
The album over all is without question a product of its time period, with a very 'indy rock' sound in terms of the instruments being played, some times hard and heavy (The Worst Thing, If You Let Me) others slow and melody driven (The Fall From Grace, In This Dark)... and that's okay, if the signing was up consistent.... now I have no problem with 'screaming metal', but it is quite clear that the lead singer was at his best when not having to scream at the top of his lungs.