Star Trek Magazine Goes Retro!
For their 44th issue, the official Star Trek magazine decided to have a bit of fun. They created cover that pays tribute to the Gold Key “Star Trek” comics. But it pays tribute not merely to those comics in general. But to a very specific issue.
See the original after the jump.
Yup, it’s issue #7. Featuring a story in which the Enterprise crew encounters a complete replica of earth. The only difference? On this planet everything is made of paper mache. They don’t create stories as wonderfully daft as that anymore. Not in comics. Not anywhere.
The only problem with Star Trek magazine’s tribute. Couldn’t they have gone with wacky Gold Key Star Trek font. It’s a masterpiece of midcentury modern font design. And it couldn’t be more wonderful. But perhaps that was a retro step too far for Star Trek magazine. Still … it’s a step they should have taken.