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Best and Worst Comics LitFlix of 2013

Yesterday Holly gave her best and worst rankings for the movies based on books from this year – a project we have been calling LitFlix. Check out her post here, which will include a description of our four categories for consideration. I took on the movies based on comics – of which there were quite a few this year! – and here are my reviews.

One thing I would like to say: While our LitFlix posts have not necessarily been our most popular, they are the ones we end up putting the most work into, reading the books, and then discussing, considering, and posting about them. If you haven’t read any of our LitFlix this year, there is a list with links to all of them here. Enjoy!

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Star Trek Into Darkness – A LitFlix

Leading up to Star Trek Into Darkness... Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness!

Leading up to Star Trek Into Darkness… Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness!

There’s a lot that could be said about Star Trek: Into Darkness. I am sure there are people all over the Internet doing so. My discussion here, as part of our series of LitFlix, is an exploration of Star Trek: Into Darkness in terms of its source material.

Perhaps little known, before each of the recent Star Trek reboot movies, there has been a prequel comic. I actually only recently finished reading the one for the first Star Trek reboot, so I’ll talk a bit about that comic as well. Then we’ll consider the original series, and some of its implications for this rebooted movie, to round out the source material.

Because the prequel comic definitely was not what the movie was about. Spoilers follow for Star Trek: Into Darkness!

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