Brannon Braga returns to the Star Trek fold, Redshirts get their due and the Romulans take center stage. Those are the takeaways, the highlights of things to come when IDW Publishing releases Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #1, Star Trek #13 and Star Trek: Romulans Treasury Edition on Wednesday. And now to some specifics.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #1 finds the entire galaxy assimilated by the Borg and its king… Locutus. To the rescue, from the past, comes Captain Picard and his Enterprise crew. Brannon Braga, longtime Star Trek writer-producer, penned The Hive #1 with Terry Matalas, while Joe Corroney handled the art and cover. Variants include copies signed by Braga and a David Messina "Famous Borg in History" cover. Hive #1, the first of four installments, will run 32 pages and cost $3.99.
Star Trek #13: The Redshirt’s Tale is by Mike Johnson, with art by Stephen Molnar and a Tim Bradstreet cover. Set in the universe of Star Trek (2009), the story, as the title suggests, follows the day in the life of Enterprise crew members who sport the unluckiest color of all. The Redshirt’s Tale runs 32 pages and costs $3.99, with variants to include a photo cover and a Tim Bradstreet sketch cover.
Finally, Star Trek: Romulan Treasury Edition features writing, art and a cover by John Byrne. It includes a trio of Romulan-centric TOS stories. Romulan Treasury Edition runs 72 pages, comes in the Treasury format, measures 9.25” x 14.25” and costs $.9.99.
For additional details, contact your local comic book retailer or visit www.comicshoplocator.com to find a store near you. And keep an eye on StarTrek.com for additional news about IDW's upcoming Star Trek comic books.