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Old January 13 2009, 12:07 AM   #1
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Star Trek: Countdown #1 Preview

The first issue of Star Trek: Countdown will debut on January 14th.

As reported by Comics Continuum, Star Trek: Countdown will hit the newsstands this month with the first of a four-part series.

Star Trek: Countdown will delve into the history of Nero, the Romulan villain of Star Trek XI and will fill in fans on events in the Star Trek: The Next Generation timeframe. "We kind of worked backwards from the Kurtzman/Orci script to figure out Nero's back-story and find out what's going on in the 'Next Generation' world," said co-writer Tim Jones. "It's a very poignant character piece tracing the steps of Nero, who descends from a proud Romulan patriot to a murderous arch villain."

Some of the artwork is now featured on the Comics Continuum site, including shots of Nero's Romulan ship (exterior and interior,) Nero and his crew.

To read more, head to the article located here.

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