Star Trek has a long history of comic adaptations, with Marvel tackling Star Trek: The Motion Picture and later First Contact; DC handling The Search for Spock, The Voyage Home, The Final Frontier, The Undiscovered Country, and Generations; and IDW adapting the 2009 movie. The other two Next Generation films never appeared in the comics, unfortunately.
One classic film remained conspicuously absent for decades, despite it being widely hailed as the best film in the series. IDW rectified that oversight when it brought 1982’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan to the comics world in 2009, more than a quarter-century after the movie’s release. This week, I examine that adaptation, along with IDW’s follow-up miniseries, Star Trek: Khan—Ruling in Hell. Read the full article!