Hero Nation Index: ‘Star Trek: Picard,’ Alex Kurtzman, Jim Lee, Jon Cryer, Will Eisner

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Hero Nation Index: ‘Star Trek: Picard,’ Alex Kurtzman, Jim Lee, Jon Cryer, Will Eisner
The Hero Nation Index is a Monday round-up of news from the genre sector.

Since the very first Star Trek mission aired on NBC in September 1966 the far-future brand has been defined as much by its “family” dynamic and crew ensembles as by its sci-fi concepts and alien adversaries. That heritage presents a challenge to the producers of the newest iteration, Star Trek: Picard, the eighth Trek series but the first named after a single individual.

How will the new CBS All-Access series carry on Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s “family tradition” by launching a solo mission built around one character, even if it is longtime fan-favorite Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart)?

“It’s a great and necessary question and it’s something that has been baked into the DNA of Picard,” Alex Kurtzman, the show’s executive producer, said when I asked him the
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