IDW June Preview: Cover & Details For Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who #2 + Star Trek Movie Comic #10

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.



IDW’s June solicitations are out, including first details on the 2nd Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who comic and the 10th issue of the ongoing Star Trek series set in the new movie universe. Here are the blurbs and covers.

Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #2 (of 8) [32 pages • $3.99]
Scott & David Tipton with Tony Lee (w) • J.K. Woodward (a) • Woodward, Mark Buckingham (c)
The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2! When the Federation’s most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor’s most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale! Geronimo? Make it so!

Variant Covers: Variant wrap-around photo cover and Joe Corroney “Enterprise crew in the TARDIS” cover!

Assimilation2 #2 (Regular Cover)

Star Trek #10 [32 pages • $3.99]
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet (c)
Production is underway on the next blockbuster STAR TREK movie, and the countdown continues in the pages of this hit ongoing comic book series, overseen by the film’s writer/producer Roberto Orci! Captain James T. Kirk and the Enterprise crew unravel the mystery of a lost Starfleet vessel that may hold the key to the galaxy’s future. Don’t miss the conclusion of "Return of the Archons"!

Variant Covers:
Tim Bradstreet sketch cover &
Variant Photo Cover

Star Trek #10 (Regular Cover)

Also due in June is the Collection for the "Star Trek Legion of Super-Heroes" Crossover series. Here is that cover.

Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes [Hardcover • $24.99 • 152 pages ]
Chris Roberson (w) • Jeffrey Moy (a) • Phil Jimenez (c)
IDW Publishing and DC Comics are proud to present the greatest tale of the 23rd century! Or is that the 31st century? The crew of the Starship: Enterprise and the Legion of Super-Heroes come face to face as they deal with a changed history and timeline that neither knows the cause of. Traveling to the past and the future to find answers both teams must work together to set things right.

Note – All direct market copies of this book will have a Keith Giffen dust jacket, exclusive to the direct market, and only available on the first printing!

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Let’s see who is cross over this crossover!

*fires orbital kinetic anti-bad pun weapon*

Photoshopped Kirk there looks hilarious!

The Borg and the Cybermen together . Awesome !

Azrael, resistance is futile, you will become one with the BORED!

Photoshopped Kirk doesnt look so bad. It looks much more organic than the hooded Spock.


I suppose it’s knowing the picture is of Kirk at his hearing in the movie and it just looks weird….fully agree with you on Spock!

Anyone notice the lead guy in the Legends cover looks like Cumberbatch?

Hmmm. I wonder why there is no comic cover version of the episode “Space Seed.” Is that cuz Khan is actually in the next movie?

OMG there is new stuff on here!!!!!

I loved the cover of Star Trek #10… ;-) :-)

What is Kirk wearing? From the looks of these comics, they seem to want to take us to hell and back. This obsession with what is cruel, gruesome, demented and dark is not healthy. There is enough genuine crap in the world – pain, suffering, injustices of all kinds – without indulging one’s free time in imaginary shit.

I prefer cheese myself…

#12 – Agreed!! But nowadays, the “dark, gritty reboot” is really popular for some stupid reason. It’s idiotic.


Yeah, I’m getting tired of your bitching, especially as you’re judging a book by its cover, and getting angry over it.

WOW!!! So good to see some news…some activity…a PULSE back here at Trekmovie!! SUPERB!!!! :-)

I am still annoyed they missed the 45th Anniversary

Doctor Who meets Trek: Oh, this is going to be a slice of cheesy awesomeness, I can’t WAIT.

Yes, Red Dead Ryan – everyone here is judging a book by its cover because that is all we have. Duh.

For a moment it looked like Merlin & Arthur on the cover, instead of Spock and Kirk.

Sorry, nothing beats Star Trek meets Batman.
Now that was pure Cheese Heaven.
(can’t quite link from where I am, but I think you’ll find it on YourTuber.

12. “This obsession with what is cruel, gruesome, demented and dark is not healthy.”

Hey, “Space is disease and death wrapped in darkness and silence.” Or haven’t you heard?

If Kirk gets a Legion Flight Ring….THAT is where I draw the line!!!

Are the gears on the Trek Archons cover from the new engine room brought to you by Budweiser?

The TREK-X-MEN crossovers were awesome!!…
The Gary Mitchell mutant story was fantastic…plus you have:
Scotty and Scotty, Dr. McCoy and Dr McCoy…..and Patrick Stewart…

everyone has a right to his or her opinion. Please, please, please share it respecfully, and don’t gripe when other people have an opinion please. That’s all I got.

oh, the new ongoing STAR TREK series looks great. I am currently annoyed (though haven’t read) about the crossover stuff. a little too cheezy in my book, for a a show that’s always had a serious tone for me.

I liked the cover exactly because of surprise of seeing Kirk and Spock in these outfits… ;-) :-)

The Borg are cheap knock offs of the Cybermen. I am really excited about the crossover though. It should be the Doctor meeting Kirk instead of Picard. I guess they needed the TNG bunch to fit the Borg in.

#21 – So true. LOL

Of course, this observation was coming from a man who had appeared not to have washed or shaved in a while, was recently divorced and bitter about it, who carried on him a flask of *Saurian brandy*(?) which very likely needed constant refilling and whose first words to a complete stranger were, “I may throw up on you!”

Dr. Who crossover is fun, the other, not so much.

Hey Harry!

this is way off topic but have you heard of the allegedly “neo-medieval” style of Krypton in Zack Snyders Man of Steel?

I’m not sure of that one!


I HAD heard that they developed a language for Krypton, which is mentioned in the article you attached.

With all the “medieval” crap in the media these days, small wonder they decided to glom on to this “flavour of the month” mentality!

Nothing worse than trying to attach a current (transitory) trend to an iconic character!

Are we sure that the sequel isn’t a Trek – Dr. Who crossover, explaining these comics and the obvious British influence in the cast….And the set pics truly were leaked to divert attention?

Just sayin…


Harry, what would you think of a big screen adaptation of the old Max Fleischer Superman cartoons from ’40s, meaning a “gee-whiz,” lighthearted retro setting, and eschewing the current trend of dark and gritty? I think that’s the only way to go with Superman…

Anyway, here’s a modern take (an animated short) on the old cartoons. Enjoy:

Correction: “from THE ’40s”

32. Soonerdew
” Are we sure that the sequel isn’t a Trek – Dr. Who crossover, explaining these comics and the obvious British influence in the cast….”

There is a long history of “British influence” in Trek… dating back to the original series. Take a look at the guest stars they had. Mostly all British. And then again in the movies. This movie is no different.

I don’t read comics but I wonder about getting the Dr. Who/TNG crossover one. I wonder how the crew reacts when the Tardis shows up and where? In the Transporter Room or the Bridge?

They did mention Star Trek on one of the Matt Smith’s Dr. Who episodes. I wonder how they would explain that?

Look like nuKirk is wearing a giant Napoleon hat on his head. (I know it is really the Star Trek logo, but it looks ridiculous positioned like a hat).


Yep its got me a bit worried I must say.

We’ll see I suppose.

Did you watch the 20 minute question and answer with Ridley and Damon re; Prometheus on the same page? A great Q & A

Looking forward to it! Looks brill.


The board software just at my previous response, so I’m not going to rebuild the whole thing here. Suffice it to say I politely disagree with the idea that “mostly all” guest stars on TOS were British. Mind you, nothing against the Brits at all, just don’t think the “mostly all” is remotely accurate. Some, surely, but only some – including the TOS movies.

28. Got a point there.


Vultan, I think you have proposed a very interesting idea.

It would depend on the director’s take on it and how it’s drawn.

40. SoonerDave

I was going to start listing them for you… but there are FAR too many. You can go take a look for yourself. If you watched TOS at all you would see that there are quite a few Brits in each episode as well as TNG and the movies.

we need an Indiana Jones / Doctor Who crossover next !