Thursday, December 17, 2015

IDW March 2016 Star Trek Comics

IDW Publishing has released their publishing plans for March 2016. Two floppies and two trade are coming that month. Key releases are a trade of UK Star Trek comics from 1969 that were never released state side that come with their own unique take on Star Trek (and written before the series premiered there). The ongoing series brings us what may be one of the final stories involving Spock as he begins the search to find a new homeworld for the Vulcan survivors. For the full details of IDW's other books including GI Joe, TMNT, Transformers, and more click here.

Star Trek #55 - Legacy of Spock, Part One
Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)
This all-new story set in the universe of the new STAR TREK films celebrates the life of the most iconic character of them all: Leonard Nimoy's SPOCK. In Part 1 of this 4-part epic, the elder Spock joins the last survivors of Vulcan to search the galaxy for a new homeworld! Don't miss this special series, part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the STAR TREK franchise!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #4 (of 5)
Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott (w) • Derek Charm (a & c)
The hit new series continues here as our all new cast of cadets sets off on their first mission in space and headlong into a century-old mystery that could change the Academy forever. Meanwhile, Uhura risks her career in Starfleet with her only chance at redemption coming from a most unlikely place.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #1 IDW's Greatest Hits Edition
Mike Johnson (w) • Stephen Molnar (a) • David Messina (c)
Introducing IDW's Greatest Hits! One-dollar versions of key issues and launch-points from your favorite IDW books! This month, it's Star Trek #1! Picking up where the 2009 film left off, this is the jumping-on point for everything that's come after for the new cast!
FC • 32 pages • $1.00

Star Trek/Green Lantern: The Spectrum War
Mike Johnson (w) • Angel Hernandez (a) • Stephen Mooney (c)
Two iconic franchises collide for this blockbuster crossover event! The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise meets the Green Lantern Corps for the first time in an all-new adventure that spans the cosmos! Kirk and Spock make a most unusual discovery on a lost world... igniting events that will change the fate of empires!
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 140 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-559-4

Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics, Vol. 1
Harry Lindfield, Jim Baikie, Mike Noble (w & a) • Harry F. Lindfield (c)
In 1969, six months before the Star Trek TV series premiered in England, British comics readers were introduced to the characters in an original comic-book series. The stories were serialized, generally 2 to 3 pages at a time, in 257 weekly magazines spanning five years and 37 storylines. These extremely rare comics have never been published in the United States. Star Trek fans will quickly note that the comics were not written with strict adherence to Star Trek's core concepts. But it's precisely that "offness" that makes them so eminently readable and deserving of a proper reprinting. They're unique in the annals of Star Trek and fans have gone without them for far too long.
HC • PC • $49.99 • 244 pages • 8.5" x 11" • ISBN: 978-1-63140-512-9

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