"Headmaster" of Starfleet Academy? Let me set the record straight.
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Join Date: Dec 2007
08-15-2011, 07:09 PM
Originally Posted by
No, it's not "arguably canon." It was a licensed work, so its contents were approved by the license holders, just as the license holders approved STO's decision to tie-in to the possible timeline presented in
. Whether something is or is not canon is a decision only the license holder can make, and neither CBS Studios nor Paramount has said that the events of
Also, in May 2009, Roberto Orci (not "Michael") said that the comic is
. No official status from license holder + history of licensed work not being canon + conflicting statements from those involved in production of movie & comic storyline = not canon.
Canon is NOT anything the license holder has allowed, nor even everything they SAY it is. Canon is EXCLUSIVELY those events and premises that have appeared in the actual shows and films. If it didn't appear there, it's not canon.