Surely it should be the other way around? The original Enterprise crew and the Fourth Doctor even make an appearance! Actually it was fun to watch. Better than I expected actually. Kirk met once and freed some archaeologists from cyber control , and the Doctor also gets to meet Guinan. Aug 05, Matthew Brady rated it it was ok. I was pleased to see on of the characters from the Next Generation cast, since she was my favorite.

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This isn’t a minus against the story, just somewhat of a let-down for me, as the Fourth Doctor is my all-time favorite incarnation. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I don’t think it would be possible to co Assumilation2.

Picard goes to get gold from the mining planet that’s assimi,ation2 to fish people as seen at the beginning of the first volume the Doctor does tag along on the trip and shows off his negotiating skills with the natives.

As with the last volume, the art was gorgeous, and almost worth the price of the book alone just to see it.

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It used a lot of obvious Star Trek and Doctor Who plot devices and made for a nice little fun mash up. That’s worth the price of the book, at least. To me, crossovers only work when the shows are linked, E.

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A crossover waiting to happen for years, Star Trek and Doctor Who. The joining of the timelines affecting the Doctor’s memory is also a nice touch.


One of these items ships assimilatino2 than the other. This is a lot of fun, with some very nice and memorable character moments. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Seeing the bad future that will occur if they don’t act, Picard agrees to ally with the Borg to destroy the Cybermen. Lovely painted artwork though.

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And watching the characters trust each other for no good reason requires quite the suspension of disbelief. I was done in this beautiful painterly quality, but often the lighting in the image felt off making a lot of the panels feel like a photoshop collage of the two shows with a oil-paint filter tossed on top.

When you mix brilliant with brilliant and do it as…brilliantly as has been done here, what you get is completely, well, brilliant. I enjoyed this graphic novel. My favorite part in the whole book was when the Doctor took Picard to see what would happen if the Cybermen succeeded in taking over the Star Trek universe, and they saw the Klingon home world and the Cyberman was holding a bat’leth and had the Klingon symbol on his chest I dooctor literally cheering.

Both encounters are fanwank of the highest caliber and it’s hard to be too critical of the story that makes them possible. The book also does a pretty good job of straddling the tenuous line between being ambitious and biting off more than it can chew.


Jan 10, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: The Doctor crosses universes azsimilation2 and lands on the Enterprise. The Cybermen and the Borg are a natural fit, and it’s a pleasant surprise that the writers decided not to include the overused Daleks.

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And I can’t quite work out why it would fail at that point. Comes with a certificate.

star trek doctor who assimilation2 #2

Isn’t Bertrand in a much better situation, since at least he still has memory of being human and is known to be strong? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Infestation, with a helping hand from longtime Doctor Who writer Tony Lee, and will feature fully painted artwork by J. This was a really great difference between this and the first volume, as the actual characters themselves wuo better explored.

It really does feel believable.

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That’s because it was drawn by a different artist. And, the Borg and Cybermen behave in predictable manners, but they are primarily machines.

Dec 31, Angela rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Scott Tipton. Assimilation 2 Picard is adamant, refusing to open negotiations with the Borg.