On Wednesday as IDW wraps up one mini-series they launch a brand new series, jumping into mid 24th century to tell the story of a young Jean-Luc Picard. According to the publisher, the new series will “unveil the past of one of Starfleet’s most celebrated officers: Captain Jean-Luc Picard!” The new series is written by New York Times best-selling author Sam Maggs (Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars and Marvel Action: Captain Marvel). Art for the new series is being done by Ornella Greco with colors by Charlie Kirchoff. We have a preview of the first issue and according to his report card, young Picard had some big names assessing his progress.
Star Trek: Picard’s Academy #1
Before becoming the Federation’s finest, Jean-Luc was an ordinary student at Starfleet Academy with sights on the stars. His path forward was charted: blow his classmates out of the water on the infamous Evasive Maneuvers exam and graduate early. But there’s a detail Cadet Picard hadn’t factored into his plan: the exam was a group project and he’d need to make friends with, ugh, people if he stood a chance at passing. Federation starships aren’t run by a party of one, after all.
Picard’s Academy begins on Wednesday
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