"Time Out of Joint" is the lead story in the sixteenth issue of John Byrne's New Visions comic series, published in June 2017.

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Captain Kirk is torn from his timeline. Every corner he turns, every door he opens, throws him into a different day, a different year—and a different danger.

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Log entries[edit | edit source]

Captain's log, stardate 6171.8 … 
The Enterprise is under attack. My position, engineering, to consult with Chief Engineer Scott.
Captain's log, delayed. 
A moment before the ship was under attack by an unknown enemy. But, all is calm, and we are not yet even in orbit around the planet where the attack began!
Everything is normal. An average day aboard a starship. In the recreation roomauxiliary control… engineering… no hint of anything abnormal at all. Except me! I was away without entering. My place is on the bridge — can I get there? But when I step into the elevator
Captain's log, stardate 6171.8 … 
USS Enterprise on routine patrol. Nothing extraordinary to report.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Pavel ChekovChristine ChapelSean FinneganJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyGary MitchellJanice RandMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraJanet Wallaceunnamed USS Enterprise personnel (ensign, crewmen, alien officer, security officers, Starfleet Academy cadets)

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • Sector 875 starship

Locations[edit | edit source]

Earth (Starfleet Academy) • Sector 875 (DT-262)
Referenced only 
Pollux IV

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

HumanSector 875 speciesVulcan

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

StarfleetUnited Federation of Planets

Science and classification[edit | edit source]

astrophysicschronometercomputercoordinatesecologyelevatorG-108deflector shieldHD-585impulse engineintercooloerphaserport phaser bankscannertemporal phase weapontransportertricorderuniversal translatorventilatorviewscreenwarp drivewarp matrix

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

cadetcaptainchief engineercommanderdoctorensignfirst officerlieutenantnurse

Other references[edit | edit source]

alternate realityatomauxiliary controlbridgecommand hubcorridordaydreamdecadedimensional phase shiftelectromagnetic fieldengineeringevasive maneuversheadachehelmhologramkilometerlight yearlogicmeterminuteorbitrecreation roomrocketrogue planetoidsciences departmentsecondsickbayspacestardateStarfleet regulationssuicidetemporal anomalytemporal warp fieldtimetime jumptimelinetransporter roomyear

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Chronology[edit | edit source]

This story is set in 2269 after the installation of a holographic interface in engineering, in "The Traveler", and three weeks prior to Lieutenant Janice Rand's return to the Enterprise, in "Home".

Production history[edit | edit source]

June 2017 
First printed in New Visions, Issue 16. (IDW Publishing)
February 2018 
Reprinted in the omnibus New Visions, Volume 6. (IDW Publishing)
October 2019 
Reprinted in hardcover in Graphic Novel Collection premium subscription photonovel #4. (Eaglemoss Collections)

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Published Order
Previous comic:
#15: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot...
TOS comics
(New Visions)
Next comic:
#16: Home

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