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WATCH: How IDW Writers Plan to Bring Finality to the Original Five Year Mission

Author Brandon Easton takes you behind the scenes of the TOS comic 'Year Five.'



As the U.S.S. Enterprise begins the final leg of her original five-year mission, Captain Kirk receives some life-changing news, but a mysterious distress call threatens everything he and the crew have worked so hard for. That's the premise of Star Trek: Year Five, the new IDW Publishing title created by writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, and artist Stephen Thompson. Continuing our ongoing coverage of the saga, is pleased to share a video interview with Year Five writing staff member Brandon Easton, who discusses his love of Trek, previews things to come in Year Five, and provides an insider's look at the creative process behind the latest Trek adventure.

In Conversation With 'Star Trek: Year Five' Author Brandon Easton

Issues #1 and #2 of Year Five are available now. For additional details, contact your local comic book retailer or visit to find a store near you. And keep an eye on for news about the IDW's upcoming Star Trek adventures, as well as exclusive first looks at covers and preview pages.