The Fight Against The Space Parasites Isn’t Going Well For B’Elanna In Preview Of ‘Star Trek: Defiant’ #14

This week the ongoing Star Trek: Defiant series from IDW hits the midway point for the sci-fi horror “Hell is only a Word” arc. The Defiant series is written by Chris Cantwell with art by Ángel Unzueta. We have a preview and the covers for issue 14.

Star Trek: Defiant #14


Resistance is futile! Cornered by their own parasitically possessed crewmate, Worf and the Defiant crew scramble for a way to safely save her before it’s too late. But the hive is eager to grow its numbers, seeking total dominance over a galactic level of organic species after already claiming Starbase 99’s crew as hosts. Trapped and unable to call Starfleet for assistance, Hugh suggests taking drastic measures-assimilate B’Elanna to Borg tech!


Cover A by Angel Unzueta

Cover B by J. K. Woodward

RI cover by Justin Mason


Five-page preview: 

Defiant continues on Wednesday… “Hell is Only a Word wraps up in June

Star Trek: Defiant #14 arrives on Wednesday, April 23. You can order issue 13 or upcoming issues at TFAW. Or pick up individual digital editions at Amazon/comiXology.

“Hell is Only a Word” wraps up in June with issue 16. You can see the covers for the next two issues below…

Defiant collections

The first volume of the series collecting the first five issues is available at Amazon in hardcover for $23.99 and Kindle ebook for $7.70. The “Day of Blood” crossover event with Defiant and the ongoing Star Trek series was released earlier this month and is available at Amazon in hardcover for $27.99 and Kindle ebook for $9.40. The “A Piece of the Action” arc will be collected in volume 2, which will be released in June 2024. You can pre-order it at Amazon in hardcover for $24.99.

Keep up with all the Star Trek comics news, previews and reviews in TrekMovie’s comics category.

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Trek seems to have an infatuation with hamster sized parasites that can gnaw their way into a humanoid with little apparent damage….

the cover art is so bad in this series