Spock versus Scott in: A World Against Itself! — "A World Against Itself" was a comic book story published by Gold Key Comics in September 1978. It was the 16th of 22 stories drawn by Alden McWilliams and the 20th of 22 stories written by Arnold Drake.

In this story, the brains of Spock and Montgomery Scott were tampered with, spurring them to take opposing sides in a civil war.

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Teaser
Two peoples inhabited the world of Bira-3, but they might as well have been 1,000 light years apart! Over a million years, they had developed without ever seeing each other! And now, having met, they were determined to destroy each other!

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Log entries[edit | edit source]

Captain’s Log, Stardate 72:35.3. At 06:30 I briefed exec officers on "Project Bira 3"...

Captain’s Log, Stardate 19:27.9... Still no word from Mr. Spock or Scotty... I will shortly have no recourse than to begin a search for them.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

CagDalikIbar the MagnificentJames T. KirkKnargLeonard McCoyNetuyaMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluUxorda

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

aircarsUSS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)

Locations[edit | edit source]

Bira (Bira III)
Referenced only 
Earth (Great Pyramid) • Hell

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

GardaHumanStoyakVulcan

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Federation14th Combat Aircraft DivisionStarfleet

Science and technology[edit | edit source]

brain devicecommunicatorshock rodspearswordtransporterviewscreen

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

captaincolonelcommanding officerengineerexecutive officerFederation Starfleet ranks (2260s)generallieutenantspokesmanscientisttribesmanwarrior

Other references[edit | edit source]

assignment patchaxebarbarianbaseballbloodboxingbrainbriefing roomcaptain's log, USS Enterprise (NCC-1701), 2270citycivil warcivilizationdogemotiongodhellhelmetinjajungle legendlight yearlog entrylogicmathematicsmossekoatmealpistolplanetPrime Directiveprisonpyramidradioactivityraces and culturessciencesecondsheepsilversilver cupsolar systemspearsports and gamesStarfleet Boxing ChampionshipStarfleet uniform (2265-2270)suntelekinesistransporter roomtribevegetationworship

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Chronology[edit | edit source]

Published Order
Previous comic:
Sport of Knaves
TOS comics (Gold Key) Next comic:
No Time Like the Past
Previous story:
The Planet of No Life
Stories by:
Arnold Drake
Next story:
Spore of the Devil
Chronological Order
Previous adventure:
Forgotten History
Chapter 4, Section 3
Memory Beta Chronology Next adventure:
To Err Is Vulcan

Production history[edit | edit source]

September 1978 
Original printing by Gold Key Comics.
1979 
Abridged in 13 pages in Star Trek Annual 1980. (World Distributors Limited)

Cover reproduced as a 9" x 13" embossed tin wall sign

28 February 2019 
Reprinted in Graphic Novel Collection #57 (Eaglemoss)

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