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Star Trek Into Darkness Klingons Revealed In IDW Publishing Comic Book

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:04

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:5086:]]IDW Publishing revealed the fourth and final cover to their upcoming Star Trek Countdown To Darkness comic book that is set within the J.J. Abrams movie universe where we see a Klingon featured on the cover.

The comic is a prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness and has a story from the writer/producer on the film, Roberto Orci.

The Klingons first appeared in a deleted scene from the 2009 Star Trek movie and have since been seen in the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer (pictured right).

The first issue becomes available next week by Mike Johnson and David Messina described as:

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: COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS is the can't-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!


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 John Harrison.

Warp on over to the Cosmic Book News Star Trek Movie Hub for more news.


In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes “Star Trek Into Darkness.”

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.

With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.