IDW Star Trek Ongoing...

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  1. Enterprise1701

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  2. Malaika

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    Just read issue 52.. Omg poor Spock :lol: between what happens in these issues and the last one from the green lantern crossover, he seriously needs a break :lol:

    Anyway it was a good conclusion. These comics surely have that funny melodramatic tone tos had (some moments are involuntarily comical) in between more serious moments and themes.
     
  3. fireproof78

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    I have thoroughly enjoyed the Mirror universe in these comics.
     
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    Sounds interesting, but I'm a bit puzzled. It was implied in the film that Gaila was one of the cadets assigned to the ships that Nero destroyed at Vulcan. That wasn't explicit, but it seemed to follow.
     
  6. Villordsutch

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    I too assumed that but I'm guessing because it was never said it never happened.
     
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    galia is alive:beer:
     
  8. Malaika

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    The story about Gaila is interesting, it's great they expand characters we saw little of and it also is a good pretext to see more about her race. From what I read, it's fitting with what we know about Orions in canon too.
    Gaila's moment with her brother, as well as her little reunions with Uhura and Kirk are priceless ^

    The starfleet academy spin off is also good and worth to read both for the characters we know and the new ones they added.

    Anyway, it seems after this comic arc with Gaila, they continue the ongoing series with a new miniseries about Spock prime and his journey on new Vulcan. Does that mean that we won't get a countdown to star trek beyond series, or will they release it separately like they did with the one for stid?
     
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    If they plan to release a Countdown to Beyond miniseries before the new movie hits, IDW better get on the ball. The Previews catalog for March has already been published (no Countdown) and April's Previews comes out in a few weeks.
     
  10. Christopher

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    Maybe with Orci no longer involved with the film, the new production team hasn't been as interested in working with the comics on a "Countdown" event. Besides, I gather the story's supposed to be something of a clean break, picking up two years into the 5-year mission without much reference to the past. So maybe it works better for this particular story not to have a specific lead-in. The comics have been depicting the 5-year mission; maybe that's enough.
     
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    The series is only April May as it's fort nightly. So there's a tiny June/early July gap?

    Legacy of Spock is set just after the 2009 movie by the looks of it and has flashbacks to the prime universe. Hopefully it's more than Spock Reflections mk2 the premise sounds similar
     
  13. Therin of Andor

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    If you've seen the bonus scene on the Blu-Ray, featuring Kirk assuming that a blue-uniformed, red-haired, Orion crew member is actually Gaila - and he tries to apologize for using her - then it was possible for us to assume that Gaila was assigned to Enterprise.

    Hence the canonical delight on her face in the movie, and then Uhura storms off to seek reassignment for herself.

    So I always assumd Gaila survived. (Also, at least one cadet was heard being assigned to Regula 1, so some of them avoided destruction of the fleet.)
     
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