George Takei Life Now A Graphic Novel About Star Trek, Internment Camps And Activism From IDW


Actor and writer George Takei, still best known for playing Sulu in Star Trek, is producing his first graphic novel, to be published by IDW next year.

A biographical graphic novel, or biographic novel, written by Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott, it will focus on his time as a child in American internment camps for people of Japanese heritage during World War II. It will then follow the rest of his life, including Star Trek and his activist roles.

He is quoted by the New York Times as saying "I have spoken publicly on numerous occasions during my life on the unjust internment" and that this is part of his "ongoing mission of spreading awareness of this disgraceful chapter of American history."

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