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"Too Many Presidents" was the fifth and final issue of John Byrne's Assignment: Earth miniseries. Published in September 2008, it featured Gary Seven and Roberta Lincoln protecting President Richard Nixon in 1972.

Introduction[]

From solicitations
The President of the United States is the most powerful person on the planet—but what if the man in the office is an agent of a foreign government? Seven and Roberta journey to Beijing to make sure only Nixon returns from China! John Byrne's first-ever Star Trek series concludes here!

Summary[]

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References[]

Characters[]

Hei MaoIsisRoberta LincolnMao Tse-TungPat NixonRichard NixonGary Seven
Referenced only 
Dwight D. EisenhowerAbraham Lincoln

Starships and vehicles[]

Air Force One (Boeing 747) • groundcars

Locations[]

Beijing (Peking) • ChinaUnited States of America
Referenced only 
Georgia (country)MoscowRussiaUnion of Soviet Socialist RepublicsWhite House

Races and cultures[]

Human (AmericanChinese) • Vehereklin

States and organizations[]

National Security CouncilRepublican PartySecret ServiceUnited States Congress

Science and classification[]

Beta 5 computercommunicationscomputerelevatorlong distance transporterpistolriflescannerservo

Ranks and titles[]

agentchairmancoloneldirectorguardPremierePresident of the United States of Americasupervisor

Other references[]

allergyammunitioncapital cityCommunismDNAgalaxygovernmenthistory • "Janus" • metermovieprisonsurgeryWatergateWorld War IIIyear

Timeline[]

Chronology[]

February 1972 
Gary Seven and Roberta Lincoln protect Richard Nixon during his historic visit to China.
August 1974 
Seven and Lincoln return from off-planet to hear a recording of Nixon's resignation speech.

Production history[]

17 September 2008 
First published by IDW Publishing.
29 December 2008 
Reprinted in the Assignment: Earth miniseries omnibus.
28 May 2013 
Collected in hardcover in The John Byrne Collection omnibus.
31 December 2015 
Collected in paperback in The John Byrne Collection omnibus.
9 November 2017 
Reprinted in hardcover in Graphic Novel Collection #23 by Eaglemoss.

Appendices[]

Background[]

  • As the main story in this issue was three pages short of the twenty-two page quota the issue also contained a short three-page story, titled Ah-Ha!".

Related stories[]

Media featuring Gary Seven
Episode Assignment: Earth
Miniseries The PeacekeeperConvergenceThe Eugenics WarsAssignment: Earth
Novels Assignment: EternityThe Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 2From History's ShadowElusive Salvation
Short stories "The Aliens Are Coming!" • "Seven and Seven" • "Assignment: One" • "Rocket Man" • "Time Line"
Comics "The Peacekeeper, Part One" • "The Peacekeeper, Part Two" • "Split Infinities" • "Future Imperiled" • "Brighter Than a Thousand Suns" • "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" • "My Name Is Legion" • "We Have Met the Enemy..." • "Too Many Presidents" • "Ah-Ha!" • "Medics" • "Hosts" • "1971/4860.2" • "An Unexpected Yesterday" • "Year Five, Issue 11" • "Year Five, Issue 12" • "Year Five, Issue 15" • "Year Five, Issue 16" • "Year Five, Issue 17" • "Year Five, Issue 21" • "Year Five, Issue 22"

Connections[]

Published Order
Previous comic:
Previous story: Isis
Previous issue: We Have Met the Enemy...
TOS comics
Assignment: Earth
Next comic:
Next story: Ah-Ha!
Next issue: Final issue of the series
Previous story:
The Hollow Crown, Issue 1
Stories by:
John Byrne
Next story:
Ah-Ha!
Chronological Order
Previous adventure:
Isis
Memory Beta Chronology Next adventure:
The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1
Chapters 1-23
Previous story:
We Have Met the Enemy...
The adventures of Gary Seven Next story:
Ah-Ha!
The above chronology placements are based on the primary placement in 1972.
The Memory Beta Chronology places events from this story in 1 other timeframe(s):
Previous adventure:
The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1
Chapters 1-23
August 1974
Page 19
Next adventure:
Ah-Ha!

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