In the 46 years that Star Trek has existed, in one form or another, there have been 5 captains at the helm of the Star Trek TV and Film franchise. Star Trek had James T. Kirk (played by William Shatner), Star Trek: The Next Generation had Jean-Luc Picard (played by Patrick Stewart), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine had Benjamin Sisko (played by Avery Brooks), Star Trek: Voyager had Kathryn Janeway (played by Kate Mulgrew) and Star Trek: Enterprise had Jonathan Archer (played by Scott Bakula). In all those 39 years, these 5 captains had never been photographed together in one place … until now. Last weekend, at Wizard World‘s Philadelphia Comic Con, all 5 Star Trek captains made an appearance together and were photographed together. And it is a beautiful sight.
Last weekend, all five of Star Trek‘s television captains appeared together at Wizard World’s Philadelphia Comic Con. This marks the very first time the five captains, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula, have appeared together at such an event. The next scheduled appearance of the captains is scheduled for the Destination: Star Trek event, which takes place October 19-21 in London.
I must confess, as I have a few times before … I am a big Trekkie nerd. I love the show in all its forms (tho, ST: TNG is my fave) and I love all of these captains individually (tho Captain Picard and Captain Janeway are my faves). But seeing all the captians all togehter for the first time … I mean, it’s pretty damn cool. I know there have to be a few Trekkies (or Trekkers, if you prefer) out there so I’m sharing these photos with all y’all. I’m very much looking forward to the day when a new incarnation of Star Trek goes into production (and y’all know I am really looking forward to J.J. Abrams‘s Star Trek 2 film). So, until then … I think I’ll reflect back on how amazing each of these characters are individually. Which of these captains is your fave?