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Dave Gibbons On The Origins Of The Watchmen
Matt Kaufman. , January 6th, 2009 12:05

Is there anything that he would do differently now? What is the future of the comic book? And, does a certain deity actually reside in Alan Moore's beard? Matt Kaufman talks to Dave Gibbons.


Star Trek: First Contact 1996

The Borg were a Next Generation phenomenon and thus only a commie reference after the fact. The recurring Soviet stereotypes of robotic obedience and industrial standardisation and the ability to 'convert' and assimilate free peoples to their cause are all there. It is interesting then in the film that they scrap the socialist idea of decentralized power in favour of a female leader.