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Star Trek: Picard - Countdown #3

(Star Trek: Picard - Countdown #3)

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Jean-Luc Picard has traveled to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, defeated impossible foes, and survived in the face of unthinkable odds, but it’s the end of this one mission that will change his life forever. The official countdown to CBS All Access’s Star Trek: Picard ends here, and things will never be the same...
Kindle Edition, 32 pages
Published January 29th 2020 by IDW
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Mareike
Jan 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was a good conclusion to the story, maybe a little fast, but that's always my issue with comics.

I like the additional backstory it gives us and the moments Picard gets to be very Picard indeed.
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Craig Williamson
Jan 30, 2020 rated it it was ok
Fine as a comic and a Trek story, but a real let down as a build up to Star Trek: Picard. Basically only serves to tell the backstory of two minor characters from the series. Made worse by the fact this finale edition of the 'countdown' came out days after the release of the first episode. A shame because it started out intriguing. ...more
Christopher
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Star Trek: Picard - Countdown #3 continues straight on from the previous book with Picard facing off against the corrupt Governor Shian with the aid of former Tal Shiar members and renegades Laris and Zhaban! :D The story neatly dovetails into later events with wine making making it's way in there as well! :D Other events throughout also start hinting at the Renegade activities of the Tal Shiar and the others within the ranks who are already up to things! :D

The are is crisp and clear with the ch
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Gregory
Apr 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Excellent Conclusion to this story.

Admiral Picard and his Commander has been able to save The Romulan Colonists from destruction and deal with the Tal Shiar. The story doesn't disappoint and a strong ending to a good story that sets up for the series. This miniseries sets the tone for the current series and good for Star Trek fans.
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Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
Jan 30, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2020
Swift, dynamic storytelling; good character voices. One too many reversals for Zhaban (whose fate we know from the series anyway).

In Countdown #2, it was noted that the laws of nature don't always apply to Yuyat Beta -- remember that upside down waterfall? -- and I feel like that plot thread was just dropped.
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Danny
Feb 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Good self-contained story that gives us a lot of background on the two Romulan caretakers while also giving us an isolated view of the Romulan evacuation. Some flavouring if you will, not necessary to enjoy the show but giving us more depth.
Robert Schulz
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was ok
Die dreiteilige Serie fängt gut an (Teil 1: ****) und läßt dann (Teil 2: ***; Teil 3 **) stark nach, so kann etwa keiner der Charaktere wirklich überzeugen, die Antagonisten sind einfach platt, die mehrfachen, etwas wirren Wendungen am Ende reißen es nicht raus.
Arjun Rajkumar
Jan 30, 2020 rated it liked it
Bit anti climatic as this was due to come out before Picard did but was delayed. Gives a nice bit of back story and explains a few things which I saw in episode one. If they had not messed up the release timing this would have been a 4 star!
David
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Interesting. Art was very good.
Rosie
Dec 29, 2020 rated it liked it
I really like the reason that Zhaban and Laris betray the Tal Shiar and end up with Picard. They are fascinating and delightful characters and I would love to see a lot more of them. It feels like a great kind of classic TNG vibe of a two parter.
ThomyZ
Feb 02, 2020 rated it it was ok
Meh.
kevin browning
Feb 02, 2020 rated it liked it
Explains the origin of 2 of Star Trek Picard's supporting characters. ...more
A M H
It was fine for what it was, but I personally didn't find it that interesting. ...more
Rob Cook
Mar 11, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The conclusion to Admiral Picard's meeting with his Romulan friends zips along at a speedy pace and fills in a small bit of the gap in continuity. ...more
John Schultz
Apr 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a good precursor to the show on CBS. I enjoyed reading this graphic novel.
P aul Eaton
Jan 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
End or start

Great finish to start of a new saga for Picard. So nice back story to the new shown. All I have to do now is read the new book to complete the story #Picard
Peter
Jan 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
A very useful precursor to the ‘Picard’ TV series. This three-part comic book story is well written and flows nicely.
LQ (to the max!)
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was ok
Story was too short, too many editing errors and Picard looks like he’s in his 30s. Other than that, I give the 3 book series a 3.5 stars.
Kell
May 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Gotta love it

Who doesn’t love Picard. Seriously. Well written. Gave me a good idea where a few people came from in the new Picard series.
Jesse Deleon
Jun 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Guess I'll have to see the show now!

I really enjoyed reading this series and I also got the book to read. Thanks to everyone who helped in the series. A fan!
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gloria hamler
Feb 05, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Loved it....
Krista
Feb 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
A conclusion of sorts - there's more to the story, but that is what Picard is telling in the new show! I loved his little comment in the end of vineyards. A nice little conclusion. ...more
Alain Tremblay
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Good reading

Very good premice to the series Picard. With this book You will known about the Romulan evacuation before fhe synthetic ban on mars.

Very good book.
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