Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 2 years 50 weeks ago

Star Trek Into Darkness Prequel Comic Book Story Is By Bob Orci



At the recent New York Comic-Con fans were offered a quick peek at the cover to the new prequel comic book from IDW Publishing for Star Trek Into Darkness, titled: Star Trek Countdown To Darkness.

Now IDW has released their solicits for the month of January and we get the full cover as well as the description and credits.

Star Trek writer and producer Bob Orci has written the story with Mike Johnson on as the writer for the comic and David Messina on art.


(W) Mike Johnson (A/CA) David Messina, Photo

The countdown to the motion picture event of 2013 begins here, in this blockbuster 4-issue prequel mini-series that sets the stage for the upcoming STAR TREK film! Like the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN in 2009, this all-new series leads directly into the next movie, with a story by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci and Mike Johnson (STAR TREK ongoing series), and drawn by the original STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN artist, David Messina! STAR TREK 2013 PREQUEL is the can’t-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!


(via Bleeding Cool)

Star Trek Into Darkness has a May 17th, 2013 release date in 3D, is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Chris Pine as Capt. James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Karl Urban as Leonard "Bones" McCoy, Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Anton Yelchin as Pavel Chekov, John Cho as Hikaru Sulu and Benedict Cumberbatch as an unnamed villain.

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