Bob Orci was deeply involved in the production of these comics and they are considered to be JJverse canon.
No, they're not. The pushy interviewer asked and asked until Bob Orci said they're canon, but here's what Bob said a few hours after that article (http://trekmovie.com/2012/07/17/excl...canon/#4906397
) was posted:
0h please. have a little fun. i said and have said exactly what you just said forever, but Pascale pushed me, he wont give up! i have said a million times that we cant determine what is canon. on this day, i said something else. “consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds”