Webcomic / Planet of Hats


Planet of Hats is a webcomic by David Morgan-Mar (author of Irregular Webcomic! and Darths & Droids) that recaps Star Trek: The Original Series in screening order. Unlike his other comics, these are drawn by hand. After TOS was finished, Morgan-Mar went on to do every episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series, and currently plans to finish with the six films featuring the original cast.

Named after the trope Planet of Hats, itself named for the tendency of several Star Trek: The Original Series episodes to display this trope, most clearly seen in the episode "A Piece of the Action". Inspired by Shaenon Garrity's Monster of the Week: The Complete Cartoon X-Files, which is likewise a 12-panel Abridged Series of a popular SF series, named after a trope.

This webcomic provides the following tropes: