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A sentence of death for all who dare a... haunted planet!"Acceptable Risk" was the 44th issue of DC Comics' second series of Star Trek: The Original Series comics. The issue consisted of a 22 pages edited by Alan Gold, written by Howard Weinstein and Gordon Purcell. The art was penciled by Purcell and inked by Carlos Garzon, with Tom McCraw and Bob Pinaha credited as colorist and letterer, respectively.


Log entries

  • Captain's log, supplemental
    Doctor McCoy reports that the five injured colonists were, fortunately, not badly hurt... ...But I find Chekov and Saavik's report on the Alpha Darwin mining facility... disturbing.
  • Captain's log, supplemental
    Thanks to Mr. Spock, the layer of radiated ions has been neutralized... ...And the mysterious life forms of Alpha Darwin have been liberated. In addition, the colonists have voted their agreement with our actions—And they're severed their association with Mark Willis. We'll be taking them to the nearest starbase for relocation... ...My friend remains... unrepentant...



Pavel ChekovJames T. KirkSaavikSpockSara TuchinskyMark Willis
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Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise-A (Constitution-class refit, Enterprise-subclass)


Alpha DarwinBakada IIIEarthSuicide FallsWillis Colony

Races and cultures

BakadanHumanRain godVulcan

States and organizations

StarfleetUnited Federation of Planets

Other references

canoecaptaincatcolonycommanding officercommunicatormousephaserplanettricorder


Enterprise-A visits Willis's colony.




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The Original Series
(DC Comics, Series Two)
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#45: A Little Man-to-Man Talk

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