Two of this past year’s big Star Trek projects each got a spotlight shown on them this week, with both Star Trek: Discovery and 2017’s Star Trek: The Next Generation – Mirror Broken comic named as contenders for notable industry awards.
Star Trek: Discovery costume designer Gersha Phillips was recognized for her work creating the new wardrobe for the freshman Trek series.
Nominated by the Costume Designers Guild in the category of Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television, Phillips is going up in competition against Game of Thrones (HBO), Once Upon a Time (ABC), Sleepy Hollow (FOX), and coincidentally, the “USS Calister” episode of Black Mirror (Netflix).
In addition, IDW Publishing comic series Star Trek: The Next Generation — Mirror Broken picked up two nominations from the 2017 Diamond Gem Awards, which are selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an important award honoring sales success.
Written by Scott and David Tipton with art by J.K. Woodward, the debut issue released in May was nominated for “2017 Best Free Comic Book Day Book,” and Mirror Broken #1 has been nominated as “2017 Comic Book of the Year” for issues priced under $3.99.
Speaking of both Discovery and the Mirror Universe — here’s a new video detailing the behind-the-scenes process into developing this new iteration of Terran Empire garb.