Rich Handley Author and Editor

Star Trek Comics Weekly #129

When it comes to Star Trek comic books, John Byrne’s photo comics were among the great joys of IDW’s time at bat. Byrne recombined episode images, modeling the comics after a series of 1970s digests called Star Trek Fotonovels—but one-upping them by innovatively crafting new storylines from existing images rather than merely adapting episodes. The Fotonovel homage, titled Star Trek: New Visions, ran for 22 monthly issues, plus a few one-shots. This week’s column examines how the final batch of stories offered prequels, sequels, and tie-ins to onscreen lore. Read the full article!

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