Rusted Robot 203: Star Trek and Superheroes

So much Star Trek and Comic Book Superhero news!

The life and times of Koko the Gorilla, who died this week at the age of 46, is a great loss to the animal kingdom and the world at large. We pose the question of Penny Patterson and the matter of sentience when it comes to non-humans.
Orville season 2 casting and premiere news: we have the latest information right here.
Luke Cage season 2 is out and we’ve seen a bit of it, so here are our first impressions.
Van Helsing is on Netflix and I watched most of it in one sitting. It’s that good. Go watch it!
Web Toons online comics is a thing we recommend this week.
Opposite gender superheroes is our mind-minder for this week. Who are you, and who would you be?

Star Trek and Alex Kurtzman:

CBS signs him to a 5 year and $25 Million producing deal,
More animated Star Trek could be on the way.
Khan Noonien Singh may get his own mini-series.
Starfleet Academy could be a show all unto itself.
Captain Picard could be back in his own TV series.
Tribbles on parade and further speculation…

Comic Book News:

Injustice vs He-Man and the Masters of the Universe,
Star Trek vs The Transformers crossover event,
Holy Matrimony Batman issue #50
Batman, Superman and the secret identity paradox

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