Star Trek‘s reimagining in IDW’s ongoing Kelvin timeline comic made few major changes to the franchise during its first 23 issues. There were of course divergences, as one would naturally expect in an alternate reality, such as episodes playing out differently and at earlier points in time. But other than the backstory for Landru (“The Return of the Archons”) being completely rewritten, the comics were, for the most part, immediately recognizable as classic Star Trek. Then along came issue #24, which focused on the Gorn but diverged wildly from how the reptilians had long been portrayed. This week, I discuss that story, along with issues #25-28, featuring the reimagined Romulans and Klingons. Read the full article!