Is there an official Into Darkness comic adaptation?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by BlueMetroid, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. BlueMetroid

    BlueMetroid Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    May 28, 2013
    Cydonia, Mars
    From IDW? Similar to the one of Star Trek (2009). I haven't seen or heard of one, so I'm curious!
  2. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

    Jun 30, 2004
    New Therin Park, Andor (via Australia)
    I'm sure there will be.

    With the 2009 film, they first released several mini-series: "Countdown", "Nero" and "Spock Reflections". Each of these sold very well, so they eventually (ie. cover date: February 2010) did a film adaptation mini-series.

    Most comic publishers have given up trying to plan and release simultaneous comic adaptations. Now that movies come out on home video so fast, there is less interest in fans buying novelizations and comic adaptations.

    This time there's been a "Countdown to Darkness" mini-series, then sequel issues of the "Ongoing" comic (#21 onwards), and now the forthcoming "Khan" minseries. I'm fairly confident it will lead into an adaptation of the film.
  3. Allyn Gibson

    Allyn Gibson Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 16, 2000
    South Pennsyltucky
    I won't say that it won't happen, but it's not likely. Sales on the 2009 movie adaptation and the Wrath of Khan adaptations were disappointing. The track record for Star Trek comics adaptations isn't good.
  4. Admiral_Young

    Admiral_Young Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Feb 27, 2002
    Yeah, I'm not sure there is interest from them to do an Into Darkness adaption. They don't really need to do one anyway. They can simply reference the film or even do flashbacks if they need to. It'd be kind of cool to get one...but I'm with Allyn on this one.
  5. Mysterion

    Mysterion Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jun 28, 2001
    SB-31, Daran V
    Star Trek Into Darkness is a comic book.
  6. DEWLine

    DEWLine Commodore Commodore

    Apr 27, 2003
    Ottawa, Canada
    Not necessarily a bad thing.

    I do wish IDW would hire the OOOii people to do their lettering and console graphics, mind you.
  7. Ghosty McGhostface

    Ghosty McGhostface Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jan 10, 2003
    Right behind you! Boo!
    Perhaps IDW can publish a comic adaptation of all the Blu-Ray/DVD special features we didn't get...
  8. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

    Nov 5, 2008
    Hopefully, with so many of the ID graphics available online now, they should start to get it right.