Rich Handley Author and Editor

Star Trek Comics Weekly #114

When IDW began charting new adventures for J.J. Abrams’ version of the Enterprise crew, portrayed by Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, and other impossibly attractive people, the idea was to create a new five-year mission for James T. Kirk and company that would differ from, but often resemble, the 1960s television show. To paraphrase The Firm’s 1987 hit “Star Trekkin'”… it’s Trek, Jim, but not as we know it. In my column this week for HeroCollector and Eaglemoss, I examine how issues #41-47 provided prequels, sequels, and tie-ins to onscreen lore. These issues were illustrated by Cat Staggs, Claudia Balboni, Tony Shasteen, and Rachael Stott, and they’re a great read. Read the full article!

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