There isn’t any new Star Trek comic release to review this week, but there is some comic news announced today by IDW. The publisher of Star Trek comics has teamed up with charity digital distributor Humble Bundle to offer fans a chance to pick up Trek comics for a big discount while also donating to a good cause. Details below.
Donate To Charity to Get Great Deal On Digital Trek Comics
IDW Publishing and pay-what-you-want plus charity digital distributors Humble Bundle are joining forces to offer fans more than $270 worth of digital Star Trek comics with 66 issues in total (grouped into 13 collection volumes). The level of your donation determines how many digital comics you will receive, as explained in this video.
You can donate to get your comics at humblebundle.com.
This bundle of Trek comics has a little something for everyone, Gold Key Star Trek, DC Comics Star Trek, and of course, lots of IDW Star Trek and NuTrek. And for $15 bucks get you everything. Here are the details.
For small donations of any amount you want you will receive four volumes of digital Star Trek comics:
- Star Trek Classics Vol. 1
- Star Trek Classics Vol. 2
- Star Trek: Best of Klingons
- Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Vol. 1.
If you donate more than the average bundle (currently $8.07), you will also receive:
- Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hive
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
- Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge
- Star Trek: Mirror Images.
And if you pay $15 or more will receive all of the above, plus
- Star Trek: Countdown
- Star Trek: Movie Adaptation
- Star Trek Nero
- Star Trek: Spock Reflections
- Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness
- Star Trek Vol. 1
The Humble Star Trek Bundle supports The Hero Initiative, a non-profit organization that provides a financial safety net for comic creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life and an avenue back into paying work. Thanks to the generosity of the community, Humble Bundle purchasers have contributed more than $44 million toward charity to date.
The Humble Star Trek Bundle presented by IDW ends on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. PDT.
Reminder: Star Trek comics coming in September
There are new Star Trek comics coming this month from IDW: Star Trek #37 and City on the Edge of Forever #4. Release dates for both have been been pushed back a bit, so the earliest possible date for one or the other is September 17th. You can pre-order Star Trek comics at a discount from Things From Another World, just click on the banner below.
Mark Martinez is an obsessive-compulsive Star Trek comics reader and collector. You can visit his website, the Star Trek Comics Checklist for more than you ever needed to know about Star Trek comics.