Archive - Jul 29, 2011
In it's first ever crossover comic series with DC Comics, IDW publishing (the current Star Trek comic licensee) will team up with the Superman / Batman publisher to produce a unique comic series featuring the original crew of The Enterprise and The Legion of Superheroes. Set in an alternate universe Kirk & and his crew will beam down to a planet only to discover that the planet isn’t their intended destination, or even in the right universe. At the same time, a group of “Great Darkness Saga” Legionnaires inside a time sphere find themselves cast into the 23rd century, but it’s not the 23rd century as they know it, either. The new comic will see both teams pulling together to fight Klingons, Khunds, Borg, and similar nasty and evil elements that the alternate universe can conjure. The egalitarian United Planets in one universe and a United Federation of Planets in another is now the Imperial Planets of Terra, a dark empire focused on war and conquest, and that’s just the beginning for the series.
“Nothing like kicking off our first foray into the DC Universe with a story that spans dimensions and centuries,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief and the lead editor on this crossover. “As a huge fan of both of these teams and the eras we’re playing with here, as well as an admirer of the talents involved with this tale, I couldn’t be happier. ”CONTINUE READING >>