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Star Trek, solicited as Star Trek: Ongoing or Star Trek: 5-Year Mission is an ongoing comic series from IDW Publishing.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The first issue of this series was released in September 2011. The series takes place in the Kelvin timeline. It will feature a mixture of stories including new events and characters alongside Kelvin timeline versions of the events of the classic original Star Trek television series. This is the first licensed publication to take place after the film, in the new reality that was created.


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Story arcs[edit | edit source]

The series began with two-issue story arcs adapting episodes of TOS in the milieu of the new reality. The first two issues were unnamed stories, adapting TOS episode: "Where No Man Has Gone Before". With the second story arc (adapting TOS episode: "The Galileo Seven"), the "A" variant covers bore story titles, but the issues were unnamed on the title page itself. The first original story in the series was Vulcan's Vengeance, and the first one part issue was Issue 13. The first three-part issue was and is After Darkness. The first four-part issue was and is The Khitomer Conflict. The first six-part issue will be The Q Gambit and crossover with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Issues[edit | edit source]

number writer(s) artist(s) published cover(s)
Issue 1 Stephen Molnar (finished art) September 2011 Regular Cover Cover B Variant Signed edition 2nd Printing Variant Photo Cover A-4 Variant Photo Cover A-1 Variant Photo Cover A-2 Variant Photo Cover A-3 Variant
Issue 2 Stephen Molnar (finished art) October 2011 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Cover B Variant Photo Cover Variant 2n Printing Variant
Issue 3 November 2011 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Cover B Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 4 December 2011 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Cover B Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 5 Joe Corroney January 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 6 Joe Corroney February 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 7 Joe Corroney March 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 8 Joe Phillips April 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 9 Stephen Molnar May 2012 Regular Cover Cover B Variant Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 10 Stephen Molnar June 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 11 Claudia Balboni July 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 12 Claudia Balboni August 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 13 Stephen Molnar September 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 14 October 2012 Regular CoverSketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 15 November 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 16 December 2012 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 17 January 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 18 February 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 19 March 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 20 April 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 21 May 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant Hastings Exclusive Variant
Issue 22 June 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 23 July 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 24 August 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 25 September 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 26 October 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 27 November 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 28 December 2013 Regular Cover Sketch Variant Photo Cover Variant
Issue 29 January 2014 cover image Photo Cover Variant
Issue 30 February 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 31 March 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 32 April 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant Ottawa ComiCon Exclusive Variant
Issue 33 May 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 34 June 2014 Regular Cover Subscription Variant
Issue 35 July 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 36 August 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 37 September 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 38 October 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 39 November 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 40 December 2014 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 41 January 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 42 February 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 43 March 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 44 April 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 45 May 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 46 June 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 47 July 2015 Regular Cover EC Comics Tribute Variant
Issue 48 August 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 49 September 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant
Issue 50 October 2015 Regular Cover Photo Cover Variant Rachael Stott Variant Blank Sketch Variant
Issue 51 November 2015 Regular Cover Subscription Variant
Issue 52 December 2015 Regular Cover Subscription Variant
Issue 53 January 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Variant
Issue 54 February 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Valentine's Day card Variant
Issue 55 March 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Variant
Issue 56 April 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Variant Retailer exclusive for EMP Museum, Seattle, WA
Issue 57 May 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Cover Merrymac Games and Comics Retailer Exclusive cover Variant
Issue 58 June 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Cover Montreal Comic Con Exclusive Variant
Issue 59 July 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Variant ROM Variant Supply Pod From Outer Places Retailer Exclusive Variant
Issue 60 August 2016 Regular Cover Subscription Variant

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Connections[edit | edit source]

Stories set in the Kelvin timeline
comics When Worlds Collide: Spock Confronts the Ultimate ChallengeNero (1234) • Starfleet Academy (12345) • Star Trek Movie Adaptation (123456) • IDW Star Trek: Volume 1 (1st story arc: 1, 2The Galileo Seven: 1, 2) • Volume 2 (Operation: Annihilate: 1, 2Vulcan's Vengeance: 1, 2) • Volume 3 (The Return of the Archons: 1, 2The Truth About Tribbles: 1, 2) • Volume 4 (1314Mirrored: 1, 2) • Volume 5 (17181920) • Countdown to Darkness (1234) • Volume 6 (After Darkness: 1, 2, 324) • Volume 7: The Khitomer Conflict (1234) • Khan (12345) • Volume 8 (Parallel Lives: 1, 2I, Enterprise!: 1, 2Lost Apollo: 1, 2) • Volume 9: The Q Gambit (123456) • Volume 10 (Behemoth: 1, 2Eurydice: 1, 2, 3Volume 11 (The Tholian Webs: 1, 2Deity: 12Flesh & Stone) • The Spectrum War (123456) • Live Evil (123) • Reunion (12) • Legacy of Spock (1234) • Connection (12) • Manifest Destiny (1234) • Stranger Worlds (123456) • Boldly Go: Volume 1 (123456) • Volume 2 (789101112) • Volume 3: IDIC (123456)
novels Star TrekStarfleet Academy (The Delta AnomalyThe EdgeThe Gemini AgentThe Assassination Game) • Into DarknessThe Unsettling StarsMore Beautiful Than Death
video games Delta Vega: Meltdown on the Ice PlanetAcademy TrainerCadet Training FacilityD-A-CRace to DestinyThe Mobile GameStar TrekRivals
board games Expeditions live-action shorts Transporter CommercialBrilliant Enterprise CommercialCollision insurance commercialBold Explorers
websites Starfleet ShipyardDossiersExperience The Enterprise apps Star Trek App
prequels in original timeline Countdown (1234)
IDW Publishing miniseries
Completed series The Space BetweenKlingons: Blood Will TellYear FourAlien SpotlightIntelligence GatheringTurnaroundThe Enterprise ExperimentAssignment: EarthMirror ImagesRomulans: The Hollow CrownThe Last GenerationCountdownAlien Spotlight IICrewMission's EndThe Wrath of KhanSpock: ReflectionsNeroRomulans: SchismGhostsFool's GoldStar Trek Movie AdaptationLeonard McCoy, Frontier DoctorBurden of KnowledgeCountdown to DarknessCaptain's LogKhan: Ruling in HellInfestationStar Trek—Legion of Super-HeroesAssimilation²HiveKhanStrange New WorldsNew VisionsHarlan Ellison's The City on the Edge of ForeverThe Primate DirectiveThe Spectrum WarStarfleet AcademyManifest DestinyStar TrekStranger WorldsWaypointMirror BrokenBoldly GoThrough the MirrorThe Light of KahlessSuccessionTerra IncognitaStar Trek vs. TransformersThe Q ConflictAftermathToo Long a Sacrifice IDW bulb.jpg
Future series Assignment: Earth IIYear FiveSeven's Reckoning

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