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STAR TREK Comics Timeline Project - 2263 - Part 5

2263

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TIME LINE NOTE: - STAR TREK: Season One starts here.

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No Compromise Part One
Stardate: 3001.3
Comic: Star Trek #58
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: March 1994

Synopsis:



Writer: Howard Weinstein / Artist: Carlos Garzon

During a visit to his friend Sulu on board the USS Excelsior, Pavel Chekov learns about the death of Julia Crandall, the only woman he ever asked to marry him. The news provokes Chekov into recalling his first mission as navigator on the USS Enterrise. During that mission, the Enterprise answered a distress call and came across a large vessel apparently bombarding a Harahni colony from space with fatal doses of radiation.

No Compromise Part Two
Stardate: 3005.1
Comic: Star Trek #59
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: May 1994

Synopsis:

Writer: Howard Weinstein / Artist: Carlos Garzon

Pavel Chekov and Julia Crandell grow closer as they work with the Harahni colony to try and discover a way to help them adapt to their new planet and protect themselves from the mysterious alien vessel above them. A group of colonists get frustrated at their leader’s apparent inability to deal with the crisis, and take Spock and Julia hostage. Meanwhile, Kirk is injured during an unsuccessful attempt to transport over to the alien ship.

No Compromise Part Three
Stardate: 3006.4
Comic: Star Trek #60
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: June 1994

Synopsis:



Writer: Howard Weinstein / Artist: Carlos Garzon

The rebels eventually realize that they need help from the Enterprise, and Scotty manages to find a way to get through the alien ship’s shields. Kirk and Chekov beam aboard and find that it is a malfunctioning automated ark ship that is trying to sterilize the planet. After shutting down the ship, Julia decides to stay and study the ship and help the colonists.

A Little Seasoning
Stardate: 3012.4
Comic: Star Trek: The Modala Imperative #1
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: July 1991

Synopsis:

Writer: Michael Jan Freidman / Artist: Pablo Marcus

Ten years after Captain Pike had recommended the planet Modola for Federation membership, the Enterprise returns, now under the command of James T. Kirk, to see if the population is ready to take that step. When Kirk and Chekov beam down, they are immediately arrested as rebels.

Tools of Tyranny
Stardate: not given
Comic: Star Trek: The Modala Imperative #2
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: August 1991

Synopsis:



Writer: Michael Jan Freidman / Artist: Pablo Marcus

Worried by Kirk and Chekov’s disappearance, Spock and MCoy beam down to search for them. In prison, Kirk and Chekov start a campaign of passive resistance, which starts to spread to the other prisoners. Kirk also uses their time in prison to try and find out why Modola is now under a totalitarian regime, and where the police got their advanced weapons

The Price of Freedom
Stardate: not given
Comic: Star Trek: The Modala Imperative #3
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: August 1991

Synopsis:

Writer: Michael Jan Freidman / Artist: Pablo Marcus

Kirk and Chekov engineer a mass escape from the Modolian prison. While hunting for the escaped prisoners, the local police find Spock and McCoy and arrest them too.

For Whom The Bell Tolls
Stardate: 3012.7
Comic: Star Trek: The Modala Imperative #4
Publisher: DC Comics
Date: September 1991

Synopsis:



Writer: Michael Jan Freidman / Artist: Pablo Marcus

Spock and McCoy have been earmarked for execution. The escaped prisoners work with Kirk and Chekov to help them rescue their friends from the authorities. After the rescue, the landing party beams up and the Enterprise leaves without finding out where the advanced weaponry came from or how Modola became a police state. (It took four issues for nothing to happen!)

NEXT POST: 2263- Part 6

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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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