Monday, June 20, 2011

IDW September Star Trek Comic

IDW Publishing has released their publishing plans for September. The month brings a single trade and the first ongoing Star Trek series in 15 years that is set in the ST2.0 universe (and so another nail in the Star Trek Prime universe). If you are interested in the books, just let your local comic book store know. For the full details of IDW's other books including GI Joe, Transformers, Angel and more click here.

Star Trek Ongoing #1
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • Tim Bradstreet, David Messina (c)
The adventures of the Starship Enterprise continue in this new ongoing series that picks up where the blockbuster 2009 film left off! Featuring the new cast of the film, these missions re-imagine the stories from the original series in the alternate timeline created by the film, along with new threats and characters never seen before! With creative collaboration from STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci, this new series begins the countdown to the much-anticipated movie sequel premiering in 2012. Join Kirk, Spock and the crew as they boldly go into a new future! Up first, a drastic new envisioning of “Where No Man Has Gone Before.”
• 2 regular covers will be shipped in a 4-to-1 ratio (4 Tim Bradstreet, 1 David Messina)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Four different free variant photo covers! The four covers will be distributed evenly, making each one a unique 1-in-40 variant!
Star Trek Ongoing #1, autographed by writer Mike Johnson, and STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
Fully sanctioned by J.J. Abrams, Bad Robot and Paramount pictures, with direct ties to the new movie in 2012!
The new adventures start here! Classic Star Trek episodes updated in the new mythology!
Each issue features a unique “Golden Ticket,” a lottery with amazing prizes! Details coming soon!

Star Trek Movie Box Set
Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Mike Johnson, Tim Jones (w) • David Messina, Claudia Balboni (a) • Messina (c)

Relive the Star Trek franchise re-launch on the comic book page with this collector’s edition slipcase containing all three Star Trek movie-related trade paperbacks. Find out how and why Nero and Spock have such a tenuous relationship in Countdown! Learn about the dark years Nero spent plotting his revenge against Spock and the Federation in Nero! And finally, experience the motion picture all over again in the strikingly stylish Official Motion Picture Adaptation!
Slipcase with 3 TPBs • FC • $39.99 • 360 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-61377-075-7

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