Author Archives: Joseph F. Berenato

About Joseph F. Berenato

Joseph F. Berenato obtained a B.A. in English and spent four years as the entertainment editor of The Hammonton Gazette before returning to his roots at his family's blueberry farm in Hammonton, NJ. In 2014, Joe conceived, edited, and contributed to New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics. In addition to The Sacred Scrolls: Comics on the Planet of the Apes, he co-edited two Star Wars volumes for Sequart with Rich Handley, with a third in the works. Joe wrote the introduction for IDW Publishing's Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Volume 3 as well as retrospective essays for that company’s Star Trek #50 and their forthcoming Gold Key 100-Page Spectacular. He also contributed to ATB Publishing's Star Trek anthology Outside In Boldly Goes. He holds a Master of Arts in Writing from Rowan University, and is adjunct professor with Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing, NJ, where he teaches freshman composition and serves as advisor for the school’s newspaper, the Atlantic Cape Review.

New Blog Post! New Book!

Good heavens… has it really been fourteen months since my last update? Unacceptable. Simply unacceptable, Joe. At any rate, today — yes, today! — marks the release of the latest collaboration between me and the inimitable Rich Handley: Bright Eyes, Ape … Continue reading

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My Schedule for Philcon!

From Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22, the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ will play host to the 78th annual convention of the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society… Philcon 2015! The goodly organizers of Philcon have once again, … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago: Exploring the Star Wars Cinematic Universe: It’s really a real book! Today!

Source: A Long Time Ago: Exploring the Star Wars Cinematic Universe: It’s really a real book! Today!

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The Sacred Scrolls – Your Key to the Planet of the Apes Comics

Originally posted on Biff Bam Pop!:
I am a child of the 1970s, and like owning a vinyl copy of Frampton Comes Alive!, an Evel Knievel stunt set, and a Farrah Fawcett poster – being a fan of Planet of…

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Available NOW! The Sacred Scrolls: Comics on the Planet of the Apes

Originally posted on The Fog of Ward:
Awwwwwwwwwwwww, yeah. After many months of (im)patiently waiting, Sequart‘s latest tome of pop culture essays has dropped on an unsuspecting fan populace. This time, we journey to the future and a world gone…

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A Wee Bout of Shore Leave

Shore Leave 37 is here! This weekend, I’ll be heading down to Hunt Valley, MD to take part once more in the festivities put forth by the Star Trek Association of Towson. Yet again, they saw fit to invite me … Continue reading

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Il Camposanto Largu

My grandfather died last Sunday morning. He was 96. I said before that I don’t have the words to properly express what Grandpop meant to me, or the void he leaves behind. It was true then and it still is. I’ve been … Continue reading

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