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Star Trek - Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive is a comic produced jointly by IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios. The series was written by Scott and David Tipton with art by Rachael Stott. The series is a crossover between Star Trek: The Original Series and the original Planet of the Apes film.

Plot[edit | edit source]

With the Klingons secretly backing a renegade gorilla general in a coup for control of Ape City, Captain Kirk finds himself in the uncomfortable position of having to help out Dr. Zaius' orangutans.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

BrutusChristine ChapelPavel ChekovCorneliusHandleyJames T. KirkKorKorenmanJohn KyleMariusLeonard McCoyMiloNovaRogersMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluGeorge TaylorNyota UhuraUrsusWeaverZaiusZira

Issues[edit | edit source]

Title/Number #Issue 1 #Issue 2 #Issue 3 #Issue 4 #Issue 5
Writer
Scott & David Tipton
Artist
Rachael Stott
Published
December 2014
January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015
Cover A

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Cover B

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Subscription Cover

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Sketch Cover

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Retailer Incentive Cover A

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Retailer Incentive Cover B

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Retailer Incentive
ThinkGeek

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Retailer Incentive
Nerd Block

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Background[edit | edit source]

  • According to the Tiptons and Stott, the story takes place shortly after the first Planet of the Apes film and before the events of Beneath the Planet of the Apes.

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Connections[edit | edit source]

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 ConflictAftermathPicard: CountdownToo Long a Sacrifice IDW bulb.jpg
Future series Assignment: Earth IIYear FiveSeven's Reckoning
Crossover comics
DC Comics Star Trek-Legion of Super-Heroes (Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3issue 4Issue 5)
Green Lantern The Spectrum War (Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5Issue 6) • Stranger Worlds (Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5Issue 6)
Marvel Comics X-Men (Star TreXSecond Contact)
IDW Publishing
Doctor Who Assimilation² (Isssue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5Issue 6Issue 7Issue 8)
Transformers Star Trek vs. Transformers (Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5)
BOOM! Studios The Primate Directive (Issue 1Issue 2Issue 3Issue 4Issue 5)

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