Space Week: Blasting Off

Take a seat, strap yourself in, and say goodbye to the earth below you, because this week, we’re going where no POMEs have ever gone before: space, the final frontier. As we speed through the galaxy (and through others that are far, far away), we’re going to take a few stops along the way to enjoy articles, comics, and reviews of all your favorite sci fi themes and series. We get it — we know you feel this [excitement]. After blasting off with us, we know that by the end of this week, you won’t want to go.


Your Star Map

We’ve charted out the places we’re taking you this week. Don’t worry — your star map will update as we get closer to our destinations.



USS POME Mini-Zine – with a frigate of scouting artists



[Undiscovered Supply Station] with High Jedi General Rachel and Fleet Admiral CC

[Undiscovered Comic] with Ensign Edgar Vega

[Undiscovered Review] with Fleet Captain Brittney Martinez



[Undiscovered Incoming Transmission] with Petty Officers David and Vincent

[Undiscovered Article] with Fleet Captain Brittney Martinez

[Undiscovered Comic] with Gunnery Sergeant Silvia Carrus



[Undiscovered Article] with  Fleet Captain Brittney Martinez  and Lance Corporal Caitlin Zellers

[Undiscovered Article] with Lt. Commander Jenny Mott

[Undiscovered Article] with Fleet Admiral CC



Star Wars Day – with an entire fleet of special guests and visitors


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