With the release of the Star Trek sequel only nine months away, fans are anxiously looking for any hints about the direction of the film’s story and characters. While the J.J. Abrams wall of secrecy has remained largely impenetrable, some hints at what is planned may have been revealed in a recent interview with the writer of the Star Trek ongoing comics.
Cyborgs, furry beasts, and past encounters of the crossover kind are the order of the day in the third issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation2 and the beginning of a new story arc in the ongoing series, Star Trek #11, from IDW Publishing. Spoilers and a roundup of recent Star Trek comics after the break.
IDW has released previews for their Star Trek comics coming in October and it is going to be a busy month with four different books (not including variant covers). Included is the first collection of the Star Trek newspaper comic strips. Check out details and covers for all the Star Trek comics below.
Borg, Cybermen, The Doctor and his companions arrived in the first issue. Now it’s time to meet the crew of the Enterprise in the second issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation2 from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.
Star Trek’s most prolific screenwriter Brannon Braga is penning a Star Trek comic book. This afternoon IDW announced the upcoming series "Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hive," and as the name implies, it is all about the Borg. The series kicks off in September. More information in the press release below.
After a difficult adventure, the eleventh Doctor, with companions Amy and Rory, would like to relax with a bit of glamour and mystery, but a little dimensional feedback has deposited the Tardis in a time and place they couldn’t have imagined. Spoilers ahead in TrekMovie’s review of Assimilation2 #1, the opening installment of an eight-issue mini-series from IDW Publishing.
With IDW Publishing’s Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who crossover mini-series just over the horizon, TrekMovie takes a look at past Star Trek comic crossovers and asks, Is it Trek? If you’re prone to high blood pressure over the sanctity of the Trek universe, please consult a physician before reading this article. There be crossovers ahead.
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.
“Hello, this is your captain speaking. I’d like to welcome you to today’s flight into the Neutral Zone. Do not worry though, we have a doctor on board for what may ail you. Why head into the Neutral Zone you ask? Well, there is this little red matter we have to deal with…” And that red matter gets dealt with in Star Trek #8, the second part of the “Vulcan’s Vengeance” storyline which is finally in comic book stores. Find out more in the TrekMovie review.
IDW has announced solicitations for all of their July comics and the two Trek comics are pretty exciting. First up the second issue of the Doctor Who/TNG crossover hints at a TOS/Classic Doctor flashback. And the ongoing Star Trek movie universe comics will feature another brand new story featuring tribbles. Details below, plus covers.
Vengeance! Emotion! Pain! Suffering! A Vulcan craves not these things… Or do they? Why would Vulcans, an emotionless race, seek vengeance on those that destroyed their home world? It must be logical… right? These are the questions being addressed in Star Trek #7, the latest issue of the ongoing comic series set in the new movie universe – which is due in comic book stores today. The “Vulcan’s Vengance” storyline is the first original story for the series, find out how it works out in the TrekMovie review.
Chris Roberson’s tangled tale of temporal treachery reaches a barechested climax, followed by a reflective coda, inspired by and worthy of the original series. The final issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing is at your local comic shop this week. Spoilers and other Star Trek comics news after the break.
On Wednesday IDW releases the 7th issue of the new Star Trek comic series set in the new movie universe, and the first issue to tell an entirely original story (instead of a spin on a classic episode). Also being released is the 6th (and final) issue of the Star Trek/Legion of Super-heroes crossover series. And today we have seven page previews of both. Check them out below. [UPDATE: Star Trek Ongoing #7 has been delayed until next Wednesday]
The June comics solicitations are out and IDW is showing off the second issue of their Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who crossover along with the 10th issue of the Star Trek movie universe comics. Check out details and covers below.
Tomorrow the sixth issue of the ongoing Star Trek comic books set in the new movie hits your local shop. This issue finishes up the new spin on the original episode "Operation: Annihilate!" See below to check out a 7-page preview. Plus we have details on what episode the series will be taking on in May (including a look at the the cover).
Star Trek’s Simon Pegg is a big fan of comics publisher 2000 AD and so yesterday he decided to send them a special birthday greeting. He did this in the form of a video he shot with the help of Star Trek’s Karl Urban, and it gives us our first (spoiler-free) glimpse from the sequel set. Check it out below.
The history of the Emperor’s rise to power and the secret of his mastery of time is revealed. It’s time to see if our Starfleet and Legion heroes can dance, in the penultimate issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.
Today the BBC, CBS and IDW (enough acronyms?) made official what was leaked last week…the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises are headed for a mashup collision in a new comic book. We now have new details (and the first cover) from the the "Assimiliation2" comics which will tell the tale of how the crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation and the Doctor will face off against the Borg and the Cybermen.
In the last year we have seen Star Trek comics mashup with zombies and DC’s Legion of Superheroes. Now according to a new report, Trek is going to cross over with another icon sci-fi franchise…Doctor Who. If true, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Doctor Who will be teaming up starting in May. [UPDATED]
In March the new ongoing Star Trek comic book series set in the new movie universe will diverge from doing new spins on original series episodes with a new two-issue storyline all about the Vulcans. IDW has now released the cover and info for the April issue of this new series, check that out below.
Kirk seeks his long lost brother, stranded on a planet full of insane people… hrm… that was the original. Now there’s just insane people. Right? Lots of crazies with sticks, a meat helmet, and two redshirts! How will they survive? The original Star Trek episode "Operation – Annihilate!" is the latest story revisited by the new Star Trek ongoing comics from IDW. Read the TrekMovie review to see how it plays out…
The next issue (#5) of the new ongoing Star Trek comic series set in the new movie universe arrives tomorrow. #5 begins a new two-issue storyline which will retell the TOS episode "Operation: annihilate!" in the new movie universe and you can check out the first seven pages below.
Investigating the past and present for temporal disturbances, Legionnaires and Enterprise crewmembers come face to face with someone whose long life is legend. IDW Publishing presents the fourth issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes this week. Some spoilers after the break.
TrekMovie continues our 2011 retrospective today with a look at Star Trek on the printed page. We chose the best in books (fiction and non-fiction) and comic books (new stories, collections and covers). Find out what made the grade below.
Apes! Damned dirty apes! Oh wait, wrong franchise! Stranded crewmembers, an uppity commissioner, and no Statue of Liberty. Seems like a Star Trek story to me! But apes? Just how do they play into it? Find out below in the TrekMovie review of the ongoing Star Trek comics issue #4 where the new movie crew finish up their take on "The Galileo Seven".
The next issue (#4) of the new ongoing Star Trek comic series set in the new movie universe comes out tomorrow, finishing up the two-issue retelling of the TOS episode "The Galileo Seven." We have a preview of that issue below, plus news on how these new comics are dropping clues about the 2013 Star Trek sequel.
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.
Starfleet officers and Legionnaires finally meet face to face in the third installment of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing. Once everyone gets their egos and timelines sorted out, the Imperial Elite arrive for a good old fashioned comic book smackdown. Spoilers after the break.
Medical supplies en route to a planet in need, a quasar-like formation, and the Federation High Commissioner. How can things go wrong? Well, the shuttle Galileo will prove us all wrong. As usual. It wouldn’t be Star Trek otherwise, now would it? Read on to find out what happens in this month’s issue of IDW’s ongoing series set in the new Star Trek movie universe.
The Galactic Barrier. Gary Mitchel. White Eyes. Wait… no Dr. Dehner on staff? How on Earth… er… Enterprise will they stop him? Read on and find out how it all comes together in the second issue of IDW’s new ongoing series set in the new Star Trek movie universe. We also preview what is next for the series.