Rich Handley Author and Editor

Star Trek Comics Weekly #86

In this week’s column for HeroCollector, I examine Ty Templeton’s 2009 IDW miniseries Star Trek: Mission’s End, illustrated by Stephen Molnar with covers by Kevin Maguire and Joe Corroney. This five-issue tale explains why Spock and Leonard McCoy retired from Starfleet at the end of their historic five-year mission, as well as how James T. Kirk earned a promotion to the admiralty and became a deskbound paper-pusher in time for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. The tale involves a powerful superweapon, a covert Section 31 operation, and a religious war on a world inhabited by sapient insects—and along the way, it offered prequels, sequels, and tie-ins to onscreen Star Trek. Read the full article!

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