Star Trek LP: “A Mirror for Futility” – Story By Alan Dean Foster (1975)

Image courtesy of the Power Record Blogspot.

Image courtesy of the Power Record Blogspot.

What better way to start the morning than taking some time for yourself and listening to one of the four stories off of the Star Trek Power Records LP from back in 1975? The story entitled ‘A Mirror for Futility’ was written by Author Alan Dean Foster who has not only created his own Sci-Fi and Fantasy Universes but has dabbled in both the Star Trek and Star Wars universes with his novels as well as writing the novelizations for films like Dark Star, The Black Hole, Clash of the Titans, The Thing, Krull, and the Last Starfighter to name just a few.

Thanks to the Power Record Blogspot we also know that the cover to the LP was done by comic legend Neal Adams who co-wrote the story ‘The Time Stealer’ with Cary Bates.
[Via] Amanda Nuchols


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2 thoughts on “Star Trek LP: “A Mirror for Futility” – Story By Alan Dean Foster (1975)

  1. iPadCary says:

    This is beat ….

    What, Shat & Co. were too busy not doing other things that they couldn’t voice their own characters?!?

    Yeccchhh ….

  2. iPadCary, Shatner was probably too busy starring in the Devil’s Rain or Barbary Coast back in 1975. Nimoy was appearing in The Missing Are Deadly and they might have been a little worn out from the animated series run on Star Trek.

    Or the more likely answer is that Power Records didn’t want to pay them for the voice over work. ;P

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