Re: IDW Star Trek Ongoing...
Considering the Galileo 7 adaption is referenced in Countdown to Darkness it happened in the comic series.
Except even Countdown to Darkness
... well, is heavily implied to contradict the movie. You could work around it but I think that's ignoring the intent of the scene:
You can work around it, but I think that at this point the comics are best viewed as "broad strokes" versions of what happened. Not quite as "foggy window" as Gold Key, but at the end of the day don't expect every I to be crossed and every T to be dotted like you might hope.
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