Thursday, February 20, 2014

IDW May 2014 Star Trek Comics

Sadly still nothing on the Star Trek movie front. I would have thought something would be in motion but the entire year might be quiet as really they have until the end of the year to get a script and director. As long as the filming starts summer 2015, they can easily make the likely release date of 2016 for 50th Anniversary of Star Trek. On to IDW Publishing who has released their publishing plans for May 2014. Not much on the Star Trek front with only 1 issue. If IDW is trolling the bottom of the well by doing yet another photo manipulation issue with John Byrne, I once again toss out the idea that they need to adapt the last few years of Trek novels starting with Star Trek: Destiny trilogy. For the full details of IDW's other books including GI Joe, TMNT, Transformers, and more click here.

Star Trek #33
Mike Johnson (w) • Joe Corroney (a & c)
After the events of "Star Trek Into Darkness", Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise have embarked on their Five Year Mission into uncharted space... only to encounter a deadly new alien species unlike anything the Federation has met before! Don't miss this all-new adventure overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Khan
Mike Johnson (w) • Claudia Balboni (a) • Paul Shipper (c)
Witness the shocking origin of Khan Noonien Singh from his earliest years through his rise to power during the epic Eugenics Wars! Behold the events that led to his escape from Earth aboard the Botany Bay! Learn the truth behind his re-awakening by Admiral Marcus and Section 31! It's the origin of Star Trek's greatest villain!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 124 pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-895-1

Star Trek: New Visions #1: The Mirror, Cracked
John Byrne (writer, artist & photo-manipulation)
Following up on last years hugely successful "Strange New Worlds" photonovel, John Byrne once again sets sail aboard the Starship: Enterprise, this time with an ongoing, bi-monthly series that begins by going through the looking glass to tell the story of what happened after the classic "Mirror, Mirror" episode of the original series. The crew discovers two strangers in their midst, and quickly learns that one has made a pact with one of James Kirk's oldest foes. "The Mirror, Cracked" is the title, and the action unfolds in May!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99 • ISBN: 978-1-63140-002-5

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