IDW Publishing’s solicitations for August include the third issue of the Next Generation/Doctor Who crossover, the conclusion of a troubling tribble tale, and a reprint of two classic Wildstorm Star Trek comics. Details and covers below.
AUGUST STAR TREK COMICS PREVIEW – NEW COMICS
IDW’s August 2012 solicitations are out. Here are the blurbs and covers for the fourth issue of the TNG/Doctor Who mini-series, issue #12 of the ongoing Star Trek series set in the new movie universe, and more.
Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #4 (of 8) [32 pages • $3.99]
Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, Francesco Francavilla (c)
The biggest science-fiction crossover of all time continues, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2! As the CyberBorg continue to carve a swath of destruction across the galaxy, the Federation is met with the possibility of assistance, but from an unthinkable source! Will Captain Picard and the Doctor agree to an alliance that could be worse than the enemy they face?
Variant Cover: Black & White cover by Best Cover Artist Eisner nominee Francesco Francavilla
Star Trek #12 [32 pages • $3.99]
Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
The conclusion of "The Truth About Tribbles!" With production underway on next year’s blockbuster STAR TREK sequel, the countdown continues here in the pages of the hit series overseen by the film’s writer/producer Roberto Orci! The classic episode The Trouble With Tribbles is re-imagined as part of the timeline of the new films!
Variant Covers: Tim Bradstreet sketch cover & a photo cover
Also due in August is another 100-Page Spectacular, reprinting Star Trek comics for new audiences. This issue includes Data’s return as the Great Detective. He’s almost as good at the role as Benedict Cumberbatch.
NEW STAR TREK 100-PAGE SPECTACULAR
Star Trek 100-Page Spectacular Summer 2012 [100 pages • $7.99]
Nathan Archer, Christopher Golden, and Tom Sniegoski (w) • Dave Hoover and Jeff Moy (a) • Travis Charest (c)
Presenting two incredible stories from two incredible corners of the Star Trek Universe! First, the crew of the starship Enterprise, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, finds itself in a very unusual setting—in Embrace the Wolf! Plus, Captain Janeway, Seven of Nine, and the rest of the crew of the U.S.S Voyager have a close encounter of the Borg kind in False Colors!
STAR TREK COMICS IN YOUR FUTURE
- Star Trek #9, 5/30/2012
- Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who Assimilation2 #1, 5/30/2012
- Star Trek #10, 6/13/2012
- Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes, hardcover collection, 6/13/2012
- Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who Assimilation2 #2, 6/27/2012
- Star Trek Volume 2, trade paperback collection, 7/4/2012
- Star Trek #11, 7/11/2012
- Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who Assimilation2 #3, 7/25/2012
- Star Trek 100 Page Spectacular Summer 2012, 8/15/2012
- Star Trek #12, 8/22/2012
- Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who Assimilation2 #4, 8/29/2012
- Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who Assimilation2, trade paperback collection, 10/2/2012
Note: all release dates are subject to change
You can pre-order new Star Trek comics at TFAW.
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