IDW is proud announce a bold new direction Star TrekComics: A brand new flagship series of comics that takes comics to places no one else has! This series will debut in October 2022. Star Trek #1 features art by Ramon Rosanas (Marvel’s Star Wars, Ant-Man(), and scripts written by Collin Kelly. Jackson Lanzing is the creative team behind Star Trek: Year Five. Star Trek #1 weaves an epic, unprecedented adventure story that spans far reaches of the globe. Star Trek multiverse, bringing together characters from across the galaxy—and all eras and variations of the beloved franchise—who must band together to prevent the mysterious murder of the gods.
It’s stardate 2378. Benjamin Sisko is finally back from the Bajoran Wormhole Omnipotent. His godhood is failing every minute. The Prophets sent him on a mission to explore the deepest parts space aboard the U.S.S. Theseus,He witnesses the unimaginable: Someone is murdering the gods. Sisko, his motley crew from Starfleet are the only Starfleet personnel who can see through every era. TrekThey can be stopped.
“As a child, I watched reruns of the classic Star Trek series endlessly–until Next Generation, VoyagerAnd Deep Space Nine came along!” Rosanas enthuses. “After that, I didn’t miss a single episode of those three series’ each week. Gene Roddenberry is History without a capital HHis legacy will never be lost. Having an opportunity to bring my passion and creativity to this franchise is incredibly exciting for me.”
“Benjamin Sisko is back!” Lanzing says. “We’re immeasurably thrilled to launch a new starship with a crew of new and familiar faces heading on a mission that will truly go where no one has gone before—an Avengers-style ongoing crossover that treats Gene Roddenberry’s creation as a living universe. This is a book where anyone can show up and where anything is possible.”
“Dreams of an optimistic, utopian future of cooperation and equality are more important now than ever,” says Kelly. “We’re both excited to continue the stories that have meant so much to us in the past and to welcome new readers to Starfleet. This grand adventure combines elements from all walks of life. Star Trek series to tell a new, vital, and forward-thinking sci-fi saga.”
“Star Trek has always been about telling stories of a better future,” says editor Heather Antos, “of hope for humanity. This is something the world urgently needs. Jackson, Collin, Ramon and Ramon are making this series bigger. Bolder and bigger than ever Star Trek series has gone before.”
Star Trek #1 will be released in October with eight variant covers available for fans and retailers, including Cover A from series artist Ramon Rosanas; Cover B by Declan Shalvey; Cover C by David Aja (TBC).,Cover D by Rachael Stett and a Sketch Cover E. There are also three additional incentive covers for retailers by Francesco Francavilla and Rosanas. Fans will love to read the a Star Trek #1 prelude story from Rosanas, Kelly, and Lanzing in September’s highly-anticipated Star Trek#400, an enormous anthology issue
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