Alan J. Porter (gothamajp) wrote,
Alan J. Porter

STAR TREK Comics Timeline Project - 2251 - part 2

YEAR: 2251 - Part 2

Cloak & Dagger
Stardate: 2396.6
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #5 & 6
Publisher: Marvel
Date:June & July -1997


Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists: Patrick Zircher & Greg Adams

#5 - During a search mission for the missing starship Cortez, the Enterprise discovers a lost Vulcan colony. The crew discover that the colonists are descendants of Vulcans who left their home planet during the time of Surak’s reformation, and are still highly emotional with a taste for violence. A group of the Vulcans had captured the Cortez, installed new weapons they had developed, and use it to attack the Enterprise.

#6 - While Number One takes the Enterprise into battle with the captured USS Cortez, Pike and his landing party are held prisoners by the “lost” Vulcans. The colonists’ leader, T’Kell, boasts to Pike that she intends to use one of their new weapons to destroy the planet as a sign of their strength, and then have Pike and the Enterprise take her people back to Vulcan as conquerors, so they can return Vulcan to its pre-Surak culture.

To Walk The Night
Stardate: Not Given
Comic: Star Trek Annual #4
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: October 1993

Writer: Michael Jan Friedman, / Artists: Gordon Purcell & Pablo Marcos

During the early part of his career on the Enterprise, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, Spock is having doubts if a career in Starfleet is his correct path. A mission to answer a distress call from a remote mining colony puts Spock into contact with a new life form that helps him reach a decision about his future.

The Flat Gold Forever
Stardate: 259.9
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #7
Publisher: Marvel
Date: August 1997


Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists: Patrick Zircher & Greg Adams

The defeated Klingon commander Kaaj manages to lure Pike away from the Enterprise to a remote planet where he can satisfy his blood-debt. Pike manages to elude Kaaj, whose blood lust intensifies to the point where he is willing to sacrifice his own crew to get to Pike. As Kaaj closes in, the Enterprise arrives and, thanks to a homing device, rescues Pike.

Immortal Wounds
Stardate: 360.3
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #8
Publisher: Marvel
Date: September 1997


Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists: Patrick Zircher & Greg Adams

Dr Phil Byrce is arrested after being recorded murdering a patient while providing plague relief on the planet of Neyda Prime. The evidence seems damning and Bryce even admits his guilt. Tulok, the local Vulcan ambassador, agrees to represent Brice and, during a mind meld, discovers that since he was a young man Bryce has been unwittingly carrying the psyche of an alien he once treated. After such a long time, the trapped psyche was driven mad. During the mind meld, Tulok isolates and removes the malevolent soul from Bryce.

NEXT POST: 2251 - Part 3

Previous Entries

(1) This timeline covers Star Trek comics published in the USA and UK between 1967 to 2007 (i.e. from Gold Key to TokyoPop) - it does not include any stories from current Star Trek comics publisher IDW.
(2) Click here for the
Time Line Introduction explaining the background, definitions and considerations for this Star Trek Comics Time Line project.
(3) For more information on the history of Star Trek in comics check out my book
STAR TREK: A Comics History. now available in stores.
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