JULY 2017 STAR TREK COMICS FROM IDW
IDW announced their July 2017 comics solicitations this morning and they include three new Star Trek titles: the 10th issue of the ongoing Star Trek: Boldly Go Kelvin-universe series, the third issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Mirror Broken series and the sixth issue of Star Trek: Waypoint, with two original Star Trek series short stories. There are also some new comics collections being released in July.
Star Trek: Boldly Go #10 – 32 pages • $3.99
Mike Johnson (writer) • Tony Shasteen (artist)
Scotty returns to the Yorktown base to check in on construction of the new Enterprise… only to find that building the flagship comes with unexpected perils!
Star Trek: TNG: Mirror Broken #3 (of 6) – 32 pages • $3.99
Scott Tipton & David Tipton (writers) • J.K. Woodward (artist and colorist)
The heist is on! Jean-Luc Picard and his cadre of mutineers set their plan into action, with the spoils the greatest prize of all: the Empire’s only Galaxy-class starship, the U.S.S. Enterprise!
With the arrival of the Enterprise’s new Chief Medical Officer Beverly Crusher comes another question: whose side will she be on?
Star Trek Waypoint #6 — 32 pages • $3.99
Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko (writers) • Gabriel Hardman, Christopher Herndon (artists) Gabriel Hardman (coloring)
Nurse Chapel questions whether or not to continue her medical training until a shuttle incident prompts her to make decisions that will forever change her future. In the second story, Captain Kirk is forced to work with the Romulans after a biological weapon is unleashed, with unexpected – and surprising – results.
Note: preview for cover A by Gabriel Hardman not available at this time. There will also be a photo variant cover.
July Star Trek Comics Collections
Star Trek: New Visions, Vol. 5 – 128 pages • trade paperback • $17.99
John Byrne (writer, artist and colors)
All-new, feature-length tales set in the Star Trek: The Original Series universe, done in a unique, one-of-a-kind photomontage style. This volume collects the stories “Swarm,” “The Hidden Face,” “Sam,” and the never-collected-before short story “More the Serpent Than the Dove.” Collects issues #12–14.
Star Trek/Green Lantern, Vol. 2: Stranger Worlds — 152 pages • trade paperback • $24.99
Mike Johnson (writer) • Angel Hernandez (artist and colorist)
The galaxy-spanning crossover epic continues in this sequel to the blockbuster STAR TREK/GREEN LANTERN: THE SPECTRUM WAR! Captain Kirk and Hal Jordan lead the combined might of Starfleet and the Lantern Corps on an all-new adventure against new foes!
Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics, Vol. 3 – 272 pages • 8.5” x 11 hardcover • $49.99
Various (writers) • John Stokes, Jim Baikie, John Canning, Ron Turner, Frank Bellamy (artists)
This third volume reprints all comics from 1972 to 1979 and concludes the 3-volume series that presents the complete Star Trek UK comics. Bonus material includes various one-shots and annuals, as well as strips created for various merchandise and toys. Star Trek expert Rich Handley provides the second half of a detailed encyclopedia of all things Star Trek from these British comics. Exploring the minutiae is half the fun of enjoying a franchise, and when it comes to Trek, there’s no end of trivia to devour.
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