Re: Pine: Star Trek 2 Threat
The story for the next movie was already set and the script being written when Star Trek Ongoing began.
Considering that they probably began work on the comic in late-2010, I doubt they had the story already set.
If it was set, the misdirection provided by it would be something I wouldn't put past Abrams and Company.
"If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are." - Jean-Luc Picard, "Encounter at Farpoint"