At the Comic-Con IDW panel this week, Tim Jones and Mike Johnson talked a bit about their two follow-up comic books to “Star Trek Countdown,” but nothing we hadn’t already covered here. However, in an exclusive interview with TrekMovie, not only did they talk details on the two announced books, they also talked about the books coming next. Find out below.
The Brothers Tipton, Scott and David, with frequent co-creator David Messina, begin filling in the back-story of Spock’s interest in all things Romulan. The first issue of their four-issue mini series, Star Trek: Spock – Reflections, is in comic shops this week. See below for our review.
Rodenberry Productions has some exciting events and debuts planned for Comic Con in San Diego. These include a new original comic book series, a set of new 3-D lenticular Star Trek prints, and even a special scuba dive with Star Trek Voyager’s Tim Russ. Details on all of that below.
This year’s "Star Trek Countdown" comic prequel to the Star Trek movie featured the elder Spock on Romulus late in the 24th century. Next week IDW debuts the first issue (of four) of "Spock Reflections," which will delve into the events that led to Spock choosing to live on Romulus, and promises to have "key insights” into Spock, as well as a “startling revelation." We have a 5 page preview of issue 1 below.
TrekMovie has just learned that IDW is preparing a comic book adaptation for the new JJ Abrams Star Trek movie, which will be their third comic series tied into the hit movie. We have more info on that below, plus details an the cover on a special Comic Con exclusive version of "Countdown".
Today John Byrne’s story of Number One came to a close with the release of "Star Trek Crew" #5. There are deaths, loose ends, familiar faces, and of course, the Enterprise. How do they all fit together? Read on! We have a review of #5 (and #4 since we skipped that one last month).
Next week John Byrne wraps up his five issue "Crew" comic miniseries and we have a five page preview from IDW to get your started. Plus Byrne has release a few preview images from his upcoming "Schism" series, which will finish up his Romulan cycle of comics.
The long overdue comic book adaptation of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan from IDW concludes. The last of three issues arrives in comic shops this week. TrekMovie has an exclusive early review, plus a five-page preview of TWOK #3 and a look at a new IDW Omnibus.
Star Trek: The Magazine by Titan is a familiar institution to fans from the UK, and more recently, to US fans when it started publishing in North America about 2 years ago. Now, through the Titan Comics brand, younger UK and Ireland fans are now being treated to a really cool monthly publication. TrekMovie has all the details and a look at the first two issues of Star Trek Comics.
GoAnimate.com, the site that allows you to create and share animations, has just announced the winners of its most recent Star Trek contest, "THE BACKSTORY". This contest was to honor the addition of three new TOS characters to the GoAnimate platform – Nurse Chapel, a Gorn, and Mara – and also, to honor the backstory theme of the latest Trek film. Check out the winners below.
In August IDW will release the first new story set in the universe of the new JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. The four issue "Star Trek Nero" comic series will fill in the time gaps for Nero during the events of the film. TrekMovie.com has exclusive details and images from this exciting new series.
The comic book adaptation of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan from IDW continues. The second of three issues arrives in comic shops tomorrow and TrekMovie has an early review, plus a five page preview of the comic.
The new Star Trek movie is not easy to classify. The film is not a traditional prequel like Star Wars Episode III, nor is it a traditional ‘canon reboot’ like Batman Begins. Some have wondered how the new film fits in with the Trek universe, and what affect it has on the extended universe. A new page and graphic on the Star Trek Online MMORPG official site gives a pretty good explanation. [movie spoilers obviously]
A generation after its release in 1982, the enterprising folks at IDW are giving us a comic book adaptation of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The first of three issues will be arriving in comic shops this week. Find out if it was worth the wait in TrekMovie’s exclusive early review.
Fixing an oversight from 1982, IDW will is finally adapting Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan as a comic book. The three issue series written by Adny Schmidt with art by Yang Ong Chee kicks off next week. IDW has provided us with five page preview for the book, check it out below
After the success of the "Star Trek Countdown" comic, IDW is planning a follow-up with more Spock backstory leading up to the Star Trek movie with "Spock Reflections" coming in July. Today they have released more details and provided us with more exclusive preview art. Plus we previews of the June Star Trek comics, including an exclusive preview of a page from the Wrath of Khan adaptation.
McCoy and Chekov have been captured by giant millipedes, Kirk and Spock are trying to find out why the spider creatures are acting so strangely, and the Federation is insisting that things get sorted out quickly for a new member. Find out more in our review of the new third issue of the "Star Trek Mission’s End" comic. We also have previews of next week’s "Alien Spotlight: Romulans" and July’s "Spock Reflections"
The story of early years of Star Trek’s first ‘Number One’ continues to be told in the third issue of John Byrne’s "Star Trek Crew" hitting comic stores today. We have a review plus a preview of next week’s comic, the third issue from the series covering the other end of TOS, "Mission’s End".
Last week we previewed the special ‘mystery’ issue of WIRED Magazine guest edited by Star Trek director JJ Abrams. The issue is now on all newsstands and WIRED has put some more content online, including a behind-the-scene video with Abrams, the entire 6-page "When Worlds Collide" comic written by Trek scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, plus some concept art by monster creator Neville Page.
Kang is back. And he’s going to show us why you should share. Of course, his idea of sharing is telling stories where a whole lot of people die pretty horrible deaths. Are those stories any good though? You will find out in our review of the brand new IDW comic, "Alien Spotlight: Klingons." We also have a preview of comics coming up in May, including some exclusive first looks at covers.
The IDW Star Trek comics are coming faster these days. Today the second issue of the "Mission’s End" series comes out and it is full of politics and intrigue, set at the end of the TOS five year mission. Below we have a review of "Missions End" #2. Plus we have previews of the "Alien Spotlight" Klingons issue coming out next week, and the Star Trek II adaptation coming this summer.
Today is the official release date of the of the trade paperback for the comic series, "Star Trek Countdown," the prequel for the new Star Trek movie. Many fans held off from reading the individual issues (reviewed here at TrekMovie), awaiting the TPB. So this week the Library Computer takes a bit of a side-trip to review the graphic novel and find out if it was worth the wait.
In addition to the final issue of "Star Trek: Countdown (see review), IDW also released the second issue of John Byrne’s pre-TOS series "Crew" focusing on the enigmatic "The Cage" character ‘Number One.’ We have a review of that plus a preview of next week’s IDW Trek comic and details on the first comic set after the JJ Abrams Star Trek movie.
Today the "Countdown" to the new Star Trek movie ends, with the release of Star Trek Countdown $4. We finally get the showdown with Spock and Nero that this has all been leading up to, and we learn quite a lot about the new Star Trek movie along the way. Find out more in our review below. [SPOILERS]
In addition to the Tribbles comic (see review), IDW released two other books last week, with one series coming to an end with "Star Trek" The Last Generation" # 5, and a new series just starting off with "Mission’s End" #1. See below for reviews of both. Plus we have a special contest giving away all four issues of "Star Trek Countdown for the iPhone/iTouch.
The final issue of the hottest Star Trek comic book ever arrives in comic shops next week. IDW have sent TrekMovie the first five pages of "Star Trek Countdown" #4 to get you started. So check out these spoilerific pages to the ultimate Star Trek movie prequel, and maybe learn something more about the movie. [SPOILERS]
Tribbles. Warmhands. Rufflefurs. Grainseed. Warmhands. This week IDW kicked off their second volume of "Alien Spotlight, with the first spotlight on those cute furry little Tribbles, told from the Tribble perspective! Should warmhands read it? Grainseed! Read our review below.
We have an unprecedented second Tidbits in the same day. Firstly we have an update on dates for Countdown, it is actually not early. Plus we have some more info on the Star Trek soundtrack. Lastly, a couple of TrekMovie.com folks are going to be on the Mancow show this week (tomorrow and Friday).
The last TrekInk column was about number a three, but this is about Number One. In addition to “Countdown” #3, this week IDW released issue #1 of John Byrne’s "Crew", which features the character "Number One" — oh, and the birth of the USS Enterprise.
The countdown to the Star Trek movie continues with the third issue of the prequel comic "Star Trek Countdown." And wow, but is this issue just chock full of major back-story for the film and some surprise guests as well. Find out how it all works out in our review below [SPOILERS]. Plus we have news on how you can get Countdown (and other IDW Trek comics) on iTunes. [UPDATE: Countdown teaser trailer + follow-up announced]