October will be a busy month for Star Trek comics, with four titles being offered for eager comic readers.
Fans will be able to chose from the following comics: Star Trek: Khan: Ruling In Hell #1, Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Jellico One-Shot, Star Trek: Leonard McCoy Frontier Doctor, and Star Trek: Movie Adaptation.
In Star Trek: Khan: Ruling In Hell #1, readers will be able to see just what Khan did to survive in that time between the original series Space Seed and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
Star Trek: Khan: Ruling In Hell #1 was written by Scott and David Tipton, with art by Fabio Mantovani and covers by Joe Corroney and Michael Stribling.
Next up is Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Jellico One-Shot. Written by Keith R.A. DeCandido, with art and cover by J.K. Woodward, Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Jellico One-Shot is the story behind the man who replaced Captain Picard.
“When Captain Edward Jellico took command of the Starship Enterprise in the landmark Next Generation two-parter Chain of Command, it took the Star Trek world by storm! Now, learn the background of one of the most controversial characters in Trek history, as Captain Jellico’s new first officer joins the U.S.S. Cairo only to find herself thrust into a conflict with the Cardassians…”
Both of these issues are thirty-two pages in length and will sell for $3.99.
The third IDW comic for October will be Star Trek: Leonard McCoy Frontier Doctor. John Byrne wrote the comic and also did the art and cover for this issue.
Star Trek: Leonard McCoy Frontier Doctor is described as follows. “Space, the final frontier… And on that frontier and beyond, humans and aliens alike need medical care. Enter Leonard McCoy, Doctor of Space Medicine, later of the U.S.S. Enterprise! Now delight at John Byrne’s tale set in the period before Star Trek: The Motion Picture! Featuring appearances by Captain James T. Kirk, Montgomery Scott, and other familiar faces!”
Star Trek: Leonard McCoy Frontier Doctor is 104 pages in length and will sell for $17.99
Finally, the Star Trek: Movie Adaptation will be available on October 27. Written by Robert Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Tim Jones, Mike Johnson, with art and cover by David Messina, the 142 page graphic adaptation will sell for $19.99.
Star Trek: Movie Adaptation explains that “J.J. Abrams‘ blockbuster revitalization of the Star Trek franchise was the most thrilling film of 2009. Now, under the direction of Abrams and screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, comes the highly anticipated graphic adaptation of the film! Additionally, new scenes and moments cut from the movie are revealed–an event no Star Trek fan can dare miss!”
Source: Comic Continuum