Michael Stark

Michael Stark

Michael is a lifelong Star Trek fan, who grew up with the wonderful worlds of The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager. He loves the 24th Century and tries to reference Captain Picard as often as possible.

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REVIEW – Star Trek: Picard – ‘Farewell’

We’ve finally arrived at the long-awaited conclusion of Star Trek: Picard season 2. We’ve spent a great amount of time in 2024, far more time than this reviewer has felt was necessary. While many plot...

REVIEW – Star Trek: Picard ‘Hide & Seek’

For a few weeks now, I’ve become somewhat frustrated with this season of Star Trek: Picard. Make no mistake, I don’t think that any episode is particularly bad, but there has been a lot of...

REVIEW: Star Trek: Picard – ‘Mercy’

We are now 80% through Picard’s second season, and 3/4 of the episodes have taken place primarily or entirely in 2024. Given where things stand, it is likely that the crew will not be returning...

REVIEW – Star Trek: Picard ‘Monsters’

Last week I criticized “Two of One” for veering too far off the trajectory of the season’s story. In many ways, Star Trek: Picard 'Monsters' does not course correct, but instead of wandering somewhat aimlessly,...

REVIEW – Star Trek: Picard “Two of One”

In my review last week of “Fly Me to the Moon”, I attempted to be positive about what that story was doing. For the first time, I thought Picard’s second season was detouring too much...

REVIEW – Star Trek: Picard – ‘Fly Me to the Moon’

This week’s episode of Star Trek: Picard - 'Fly Me to the Moon' is written by Cindy Appel & Directed by Jonathan Frakes. My early reviews for Picard’s second season praised the show’s focus. The first...

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Exo-6 Locutus Review – Your Resistance is Hopeless

Exo-6 has really been churning out figures in 2023 after a little bit of a break for 1:6 collectors wallets during the first couple...

Picard Headlines Hero Collectors April Release Slate

Building on the already impressive collection of starship replicas that have recently included Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Online, Hero Collector release images...

Comic Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation ‘The Gift’

With the announcement of the return of Q to the Star Trek universe in Star Trek: Picard, it is only fitting that IDW should...

REVIEW – Star Trek: DS9 ‘The Dog of War’ Issue #4

The Dog of War has been a wild ride, and issue 4 of the event series is now from IDW Publishing. I've had the...

Star Trek: Picard: Second Self – Book Review

An exploration of Raffi’s character between Seasons One and Two of Star Trek: Picard, enhancing where we find her character and the Federation as...