USS Franklin production art by Sean Hargreaves
On this day in 1968, what is perhaps my least favorite episode of Star Trek TOS was broadcast: “The Empath”. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and a silent empath are taken to a blacked out soundstage by two rejected “Outer Limits” aliens of the week and are tortured.
By turns brutal and boring, this was reportedly DeForest Kelley’s favorite episode.
Via Certifiably Ingame
On this day in 1979, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate began publishing a Star Trek newspaper comic strip.
Writer and artist for image: Thomas Warkentin
I knew it!
Happy birthday to the late, great Malachi Throne.
While the actor guest starred on numerous science fiction television shows including The Outer Limits, Lost In Space, and Babylon 5, he is probably best remembered by SF fans as Commodore José I. Mendez from the Star Trek TOS episode “The Menagerie”.