Ceti Alpha V isn’t a paradise anymore and Khan’s new empire begins to unravel. His story continues in the second of four issues of "Star Trek: Khan Ruling in Hell" from IDW Publishing arriving in comic shops this week. Spoilers in our review ahead. Plus we have a 5-page preview.
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Kirk abandons Khan and IDW Publishing has the story. Veteran Star Trek comics writers Scott and David Tipton begin their tale of Khan’s new empire in the first of four issues arriving in comic shops this week. Spoilers ahead.
Dr. Leonard McCoy must say goodbye to new friends, make a difficult diagnosis, and visit an old friend with a terrible secret, as John Byrne and IDW Publishing bring Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor to a conclusion with a doubleheader issue. See how it all works out in our review of Star Trek: Leonard McCoy Frontier Doctor #4 below.
This week Zander Cannon’s Next Generation tale, Ghosts, is collected and published in trade paperback format by IDW Publishing. It’s a comic that reads like a novel and unreels like an episode of the television series. Minor spoilers in our review ahead. Plus we look at Star Trek trade sales and a blast from the past.
IDW Publishing's new "Star Trek Motion Picture Trilogy" collection combines their recent Star Trek II: The wrath of Khan adaptation with the 1980's DC Comics adaptations of the third and fourth Star Trek films into a single trade paperback collection. We review that collection, plus take a retrospective look at all the other Star Trek comic book adaptations. It’s time to go to the TrekMovies.
The third issue of John Byrne’s mini-series, Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor arrives in comic shops this week, courtesy of IDW Publishing. Byrne begins weaving threads from some of his other Star Trek comics into McCoy’s story. Spoilers ahead in this week’s review. Plus we have some previews of upcoming Star Trek comics.
The latest TrekInk column here was dedicated to IDW’s Star Trek comics available digitally for Apple and Sony devices. Today IDW has announced they are expanding their digital offering to include BlackBerry devices, with the Star Trek: Countdown graphic novel as their premiere title.
IDW Publishing is posting updates of newly released digital comics, in addition to their updates about new comics released in print. If you want to read Star Trek comics on your PSP, PSP go, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, read on to learn more.
IDW Publishing releases the second issue of John Byrne’s Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor this week, wherein McCoy and his medical team respond to a call for assistance from an old friend. Spoilers ahead in our review, along with an update on Star Trek: Captain’s Log comics.
Next week IDW continues to tell the tale Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy set after the original series and before the first feature film, when he had retired from Starfleet to join the Federation Medics to become a Frontier Doctor. In issue 2, Bones runs into an old friend. Get started with our exclusive five page preview below.
Recalled to active duty for a medical emergency, McCoy confronts his grief and the man many hold responsible for the death of Jim Kirk, captain of the Enterprise-B, John Harriman. IDW Publishing releases the second one-shot in their Captain’s Log series this week. Find out Harriman fares in our review below. Plus we have exclusive details on the final three issues in this series. Spoilers ahead.
After retiring from Starfleet, Dr. Leonard McCoy follows a friend’s advice and gets himself out of the house by signing up with the Federation’s Frontier Medics. This week, John Byrne and IDW Publishing began the narrative of McCoy’s adventures in the first issue of "Star Trek: Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor". Spoilers ahead in our review.
With time running out for Worf, the crew of the Enterprise is operating in crisis mode. Riker decides to bring the human touch into play for the fifth and final installment of “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ghosts”, arriving this week from IDW Publishing.
Sisko and his crew clear the station of treasure hunters with a little deception, in the fourth and final issue of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold" from IDW Publishing. Spoilers and an extra dose of deception ahead in the TrekMovie review.
Trapped in a ghostly plane of existence, Picard must communicate with the Enterprise before Riker gets medieval on the squabbling leaders of Juulet and Dorossh. It’s business as usual in the penultimate issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ghosts from IDW Publishing. Check out our early review of Star Trek TNG: Ghosts #4 due in comic shops tomorrow (Wednesday). We also have a bit of a late review of Ghosts #3.
IDW Publishing continues their first comic series based on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, with last weeks release of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold #3. Now that Odo and Kira have finished interrogating the visiting suspects, let’s interrogate DS9’s usual suspects. Spoilers ahead in the TrekMovie review.
Two trade paperback collections illuminating the lives of characters from the feature film Star Trek (2009) arrived in comic shops recently ("Star Trek: Nero" and "Spock: Reflections"), giving readers an opportunity to revisit lessons learned about Vulcans, Romulans, humans, loyalty, logic and revenge. We have a summary review of both below
The chaos at Deep Space Nine continues this week in the second issue (of four) of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold." Sisko, Odo, Kira and O’Brien are all busy investigating why so many strangers have taken an interest in visiting the station. Find out how it all works out in the review below.
The ghost story heats up as tempers flare, Picard looks for answers, and Worf gets himself in trouble. IDW Publishing releases the second issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ghosts, just in time for some holiday reading. Spoilers after the break.
Next week IDW continues their return to the 24th century and the Enterprise D with Issue #2 of "Star Trek The Next Generation: Ghosts," written by Zander Cannon. TrekMovie has the exclusive five-page preview below. Plus, Star Trek comics have come to the Sony PSP.
After a long hiatus, the promenade is full of people again and Quark’s bar is open, offering watered-down drinks for exorbitant prices, beautiful Dabo girls, and lively conversation with Morn. Feels good, doesn’t it? IDW Publishing brings DS9 back to comics this week with the first issue of a new mini-series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Fool’s Gold. Spoilers ahead.
Star Trek The Motion Picture Anniversary week continues today with a look at the adaptations of the film. First TrekMovie’s Comics co-editor (and creator of Star Trek Comics Checklist) Mark Martinez gives us a special “TrekInk” historical overview and review of Marvels comic book adaptation (and coming up later we will take a look at the novel).
Nero’s twenty-five year wait for Spock to arrive in the past is over. The fourth and final issue of “Star Trek: Nero” offers readers a wrenching conclusion and a painful setup for the events of Star Trek (2009). Find out how it all turns out in our early review of the issue, due out Wednesday.
Earlier in the week TrekMovie reported that IDW has released a new Star Trek application for iPhone and iTouch that allows you to buy and read Star Trek comics. After playing around with it, today we have a review.
Sitting around a conference table with angry aliens talking diplomatic smack? Yes, Picard and the Next Generation crew are back on the job in the first installment of a five-issue mini-series from IDW Publishing due out Wednesday. TrekMovie has an early review.
The third issue of Star Trek: Nero hits the streets this week and the visceral art featured in previous issues takes a back seat to storytelling with a blast from Trek past. If you’re bothered by spoilers, go directly to your local comic shop, do not pass go, do not collect 200 credits.
The fourth and concluding issue of Star Trek: Spock – Reflections arrived in comic shops this past week. We learn Spock’s purpose for returning to Earth and receive one more lesson from his past, about Vulcans, humans, loyalty and logic. Find out how it all works out in our review below.
The third issue of Star Trek: Spock – Reflections arrives in comic shops today, Wednesday September 23rd. Scott Tipton and his brother David reveal Spock’s destination, more of his memories, and pause for reflection. Meanwhile, artists David Messina, Elena Casagrande, and Federica Manfredi treat us with their vision of original series characters. Find out more in our review below
After years in prison, Nero still has Spock on his mind. We learn all about the recreational facilities at Rura Penthe and more Klingon blood is spilled in the second issue of Star Trek: Nero from IDW Publishing. Does it get any better than this? Spoilers ahead.
Scott and David Tipton, assisted by David Messina and Federica Manfredi, continue their probe of Spock’s past this week, in IDW’s second issue of "Star Trek: Spock – Reflections." The comic arrives in stores Wednesday and TrekMovie has an early review (below).