Author Archives: Mark Farinas

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director’s Edition – The Good Bits

Star Trek: The Motion Picture’s Theatrical Cut was released on 4K resolution blu-ray earlier this year and the results are pretty spectacular. The film has never looked better and you would imagine there would be no further room for improvement, … Continue reading

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Check Out Trekcomic’s Love For The Motion Picture on its 42nd Anniversary

Today marks the 42 anniversary of my favorite Star Trek movie, The Motion Picture. Relive the love we’ve given this film over the years with these links: First, here’s the TMP Redux I did earlier this year that rewrites the … Continue reading

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He Was So Fucking Suave…

So long, Dean Stockwell. You will be missed.

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Archive Updated

Just updated the comic’s archives for the first time since… geez… 2017. The archive, for those who don’t know, compiles the strips into comic book page form. I’ve added “Mudd Slide”, “The Word of God”, “The Motion Picture Redux”, and … Continue reading

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Vaccination PSA Poster – Next Generation Edition

My TOS Vaccine poster has always been hit. I created it back during the measles scare in 2015. Who knew it would be so much more horrendously relevant today? That’s why I’m back at it with a TNG Version starring … Continue reading

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Comic Drawing Time Lapse

For those curious about my comic drawing process, I created a time lapse video of the creation of yesterday’s strip. You can see what apps I use (Final Draft, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and the whole assembly from text layout to … Continue reading

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TMP Redux Crew Wallpaper

I spent a little time today touching up and adding detail to the final crew shot of The Motion Picture Redux. It makes a really great wallpaper for your desktop! Click the picture to get the full size image.

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Oh no! Comment Visibility is Broken!

Something happened in the WordPress 5.5 update, probably related to JavaScript, that has suddenly broken comment visibility on the site. I’m going to start looking into this. Until it’s fixed you can still comment and I’ll still see it, but … Continue reading

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We’re Moving! Comic on Short Hiatus

Guess what folks? We’re moving across the Bay, to Alameda!…County! We’ll be East Bay citizens in four days. Due to all the packing and unpacking and settling I don’t know when the comic will be coming back, but I’m guessing … Continue reading

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The Motion Picture: Redux

So, what’s with that exquisitely rendered scene from Star Trek: The Motion Picture on the front page? That’s the beginning of a new interim project I’m calling TMP:Redux. It’s something to tide us all over while the next original comic … Continue reading

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