Drawing Trek Episode 33: A Conversation With Doug Drexler

Originally released on October 08, 2017

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Ian and Jeff are joined by Emmy Award winning visual effects artist, designer, illustrator, and story consultant on two issues of Gold Key Comics, Doug Drexler!

During their almost two hour chat, Doug and the guys talk about:

  • Doug's Star Trek history - how he became a fan and why it became a big part of his life
  • Doug's work on issues 47 and 48 of Star Trek Gold Key Comics
  • What it was like in the Gold Key offices in the 1970s
  • Doug's efforts to add continuity with TOS and TAS into the comics
  • The Federation Trading Post
  • Nichelle Nichols' nickname for Doug
  • The Starfleet Medical Reference Manual and the USS Enterprise Officers Manual
  • The Inner Light & Time's Arrow
  • Doug's switch from makeup and design to effects
  • Designing the NX-01
  • Doug's work on other films outside of Star Trek
  • ... and lots more!


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Ian Adams
Star Trek trivia and comic book expert!
Ian is a regular host on Drawing Trek.

Jeff Hulit
Managing Partner of The Tricorder Transmissions Network and Administrator of the Unofficial Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Facebook Group.
Jeff is a regular host on Shore Leave, DiscoTrek, The Original Mission, Drawing Trek, and Supplemental Logs.
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Doug Drexler
Emmy Award winning visual effects and makeup artist, designer, and illustrator!