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"The Spectrum War, Issue 1" is the 1st issue of DC Comics and IDW Publishing's 2015 Star Trek—Green Lantern: The Spectrum War crossover series of comics, written by Mike Johnson. This is the first of six parts in The Spectrum War story arc, illustrated by Angel Hernandez.


Two iconic franchises collide for the blockbuster crossover event of 2015! The crew of the USS Enterprise meets the Green Lantern Corps for the first time in an all-new adventure that spans the cosmos! Don't miss the thrilling first chapter of The Spectrum War, as Kirk and Spock make a most unusual discovery on a lost world… igniting events that will change the fate of empires!


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Log entries

Captain's log, stardate 2262.67. 
The Enterprise is en route to Nodell-16, an unexplored system at the edge of the Alpha Quadrant on the galaxy's outermost ring. But we've found something interesting along the way.



ChangPavel ChekovGanthet (Oan)Hal JordanKeenserJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyMogoMontgomery ScottHikaru SuluSpockNyota Uhura0718ZahraCarol Marcus

Starships and vehicles

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • Chang's bird-of-prey (Klingon bird-of-prey)


Referenced only 
Nodell-16 (the galaxy's Alpha Quadrant) • Mogo

Races and cultures


States and organizations

Blue LanternsGreen Lantern CorpsStarfleet (command divisionoperations divisionsciences division) • United Federation of Planets

Technology and weapons

command chaircommunicatorphaserpower ring (Star Sapphire power ringBlue Lantern power ring) • starshiptricorderweapon

Ranks and titles

captainchief medical officercommandercommanding officercommunications officerdoctorFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (alternate 2250s)first officerlieutenantlieutenant commanderscience officer

Other references

alternate realityalternate reality (Nero, 2233)alternate reality (Green Lantern and the Legion of Super-Heroes)captain's log, USS Enterpriseenergyeyehumanoidlifeformmattermultiverseraces and culturesrankspaceStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (alternate reality)technologytimetitleuniformuniversewarp drive



Released in conjunction with a number of comic conventions, this issue has the most alternate covers of any Star Trek comic in history.




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 Stars
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)

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