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STAR TREK Comics Timeline Project - 2251 - part 4

YEAR: 2251 - Part 4

Future Tense
Stardate: Not Given
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #13
Publisher: Marvel
Date: February 1998

Synopsis:

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

In an alternate future, the vacancy caused by the disappearance of Yeoman Colt is filled by a young officer called James T. Kirk. A few years later, Kirk quits Starfleet and along with his engineering friend, Montgomery Scott, purchases a freighter which he names Bounty. As captain of the Bounty, James Kirk encounters the time displaced Colt who convinces him that in order to return to her own time, she needs to head into Klingon space for a rendezvous with General Chang.

Past Imperfect
Stardate: 9521.9
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #14
Publisher: Marvel
Date: March 1998

Synopsis:

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



The Enterprise arrives in time to save the Bounty from being destroyed by Klingon ships. Pike is delighted to be reunited with Kirk and amazed at the presence of Colt. Learning that Colt’s temporal integrity is decaying and she needs to be returned to her own time before she dies, Pike agrees to return them to Klingon space. Meanwhile, Pike’s former Number One, now captain of the USS Excalibur, is ordered to intercept them.

Now and Then
Stardate: 9522.0
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #15
Publisher: Marvel
Date: April 1998

Synopsis:

Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists: Patrick Zircher & Steve Moncuse

The Enterprise and the Excalibur fight their way through the Klingon fleet to return Colt to Algol. Once back on the planet, they work out a way to return her to the correct timezone and restore the timeline.

Thanatos
Stardate: 390.5
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #16
Publisher: Marvel
Date: May 1998

Synopsis:

Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists: Javier Pulido & Steve Moncuse

While Captain Pike and a team of selected crewmen are on their secret mission, Robert April once more resumes command of the Enterprise, but is not impressed by what he finds. Meanwhile on the planet Temazi, a disguised Pike and his team are searching for a cache of advanced weapons. But, they aren’t the only ones looking. A Klingon search team is also on the planet, lead by Pike’s old adversary, Kaaj.

Nemesis
Stardate: Not Given
Comic: Star Trek: Early Voyages #17
Publisher: Marvel
Date: June 1998

Synopsis:

Writers: Dan Abnett & Ian Edginton / Artists:: Javier Pulido & Steve Moncuse



Both the Starfleet and Klingon away teams are discovered by the xenophobic Temazi, and are forced to cooperate in order to defeat the common enemy. In an effort to destroy the combined Klingon/Starfleet crews, the Temazi decide to use the cach or secret weapons….. (The series was cancelled with this issue and the story line was never resolved.)

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NOTES:
(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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