Assimilation Squared part 1 last edited by Comicguy4 on 06/15/18 01:09PM View full history

They said it would never happen! Nearly five decades and 1500 episodes in the making! The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION! When the Federation's most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor's most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale! Spanning the ends of space and time itself, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise find themselves joining forces with the Doctor and his companions, with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance!


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Run! It's the Borg! 0

I when I first heard about the Doctor Who/Star Trek TNG crossover I thought the same thing that you did "What the #$%^ are they thinking?". Thematically the two franchises are similar but it just seemed that IDW was mashing together all the franchises that it owned for laughs (Ghostbusters and Transformers don't need to exist in the same universe). I bought this more as an artifact of something crazy to show my friends but I was surprised how pretty alright it was.IDW has history with both Docto...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

I want to love this 0

I'd certainly rather read this than, say, New 52 Catwoman, but then, I'd also rather pass a kidney stone than read New 52 Catwoman. That said, this was not an awful book. It provides some great narrative opportunities and reads like a fairly decent work of fan fiction, but it never feels truly worthy of either one of its luminary sci-fi franchises.Issue #1 is essentially one big set up. We are given a fairly boilerplate intro in which some follically-challenged aliens run around yelling, "The Bo...

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Resistance is Futile, but Bow Ties are Cool 0

This is crossover the entire science fiction nerd community has been waiting for for the better part of the last 45 years. This is the big one. The most epic team up since JLA/Avengers. And... sadly it's off to a rather slow start. It's a solid story but I think the first issue spends a bit too much time on one half of the party, in this case, The Doctor and company, and no time at all with the Enterprise crew. We start off on the planet of Delta IV, who Trek fans will remember as the home plane...

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