So far IDW’s new ongoing “Star Trek” comic series set in the new movie universe have been doing new spins on stories based on original Star Trek series episodes. However, for issue #7 (coming March 2012) IDW will begin a brand new two-issue story dealing with the Vulcans and the aftermath of their planet’s destruction. See below for more details on that and other Star Trek titles coming from IDW in March.
NEW STAR TREK COMICS FOR MARCH
The official StarTrek.com site has an exclusive first look at the new Star Trek comics coming in March.
Star Trek #7
[32 pages • $3.99]
written by Mike Johnson, art by Joe Corroney, cover by Tim Bradstreet (plus variant sketch cover and photo cover)
The adventures of the new crew of the Enterprise continue in this all new two-part story that takes place soon after the events of the last film! While Vulcans struggle to survive in the wake of their homeworld’s destruction at the hands of rogue Romulans, and some Vulcans believe that the logical response can be summed up in one word: revenge! STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this original story set in the timeline leading up to the blockbuster film sequel!
Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #6 (of 6)
[FC • 32 pages • $3.99]
Written by Chris Roberson, art and cover by Jeffrey Moy & Philip Moy (a) • Phil Jimenez, Jeffrey Moy (plus variant cover by J.K. Woddward)
It’s all been building up to this. Captain Kirk, Cosmic Boy, and the rest of the timelost Legionnaires and Starfleet officers have reached the end of the line, and are confronted with the powerful forces which have unwritten their respective histories. But with half of their teams stranded in the past and the other half held prisoner in the future, what chance do they have of overcoming the odds and restoring the worlds they once knew?
NEW STAR TREK COLLECTIONS FOR MARCH
Star Trek, Vol. 1
[Trade Paperback: $17.99 • 104 pages]
Written by Mike Johnson, art by Stephen Molnar, cover by Tim Bradstreet
The adventures of the Starship Enterprise continue in this new story that picks up where the blockbuster 2009 film left off! Featuring the new cast of the film, these missions re-imagine the stories from the original series in the alternate timeline created by the film, along with new threats and characters never seen before! With creative collaboration from STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this new series begins the countdown to the much-anticipated movie sequel premiering in 2012.
Star Trek 100-Page Spectacular 2012
[100 pages • $7.99]
Writers: Scott Tipton & David Tipton, Stuart Moore, Artists: Elena Casagrande, J.K. Woodward , cover by Joe Corroney
Several classic Star Trek stories offer an exciting—and reasonably priced!—introduction to the exciting universe that is Star Trek. Including the origins of a tragic and heroic captain to a mischievous alien intent on causing mayhem, plus more!