List of Star Trek photo comics
List of Star Trek: The Original Series photo comics based on the American science fiction television series of the same name. Published by Bantam Books, from 1977 to 1978, and Pocket Books, from 1980 and 1982.
Star Trek Fotonovel (1977–78)
City on the Edge of Forever (1977)
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|No. of books||12|
Star Trek Fotonovel series is a sequence of photo comics adaptations of twelve episodes of The Original Series.[a] Each volume contains full-color stills taken from the film master of the adapted episode. The completed pages include comics-style speech and scene bubbles. The original teleplay writers are credited.
Mandala Productions, who produced the series for Bantam Books, said their goal was to publish "accurate and faithful recreations" of the episodes. The series was cancelled after twelve adaptations due to poor sales.
|1||City on the Edge of Forever||Harlan Ellison||November 1977||0-553-11345-3|
|2||Where No Man Has Gone Before||Samuel A. Peeples||0-553-11346-1|
|3||The Trouble With Tribbles||David Gerrold||December 1977||0-553-11347-X|
|4||A Taste of Armageddon||Robert Hamner and Gene L. Coon||January 1978||0-553-11348-8|
|5||Metamorphosis||Gene L. Coon||February 1978||0-553-11349-6|
|6||All Our Yesterdays||Jean Lisette Aroeste||March 1978||0-553-11350-X|
|7||The Galileo 7||Oliver Crawford and S. Bar-David||May 1978||0-553-12041-7|
|8||A Piece of the Action||David P. Harmon and Gene L. Coon||June 1978||0-553-12022-0|
|9||The Devil in the Dark||Gene L. Coon||July 1978||0-553-12021-2|
|10||Day of the Dove||Jerome Bixby||August 1978||0-553-12017-4|
|11||The Deadly Years||David P. Harmon||September 1978||0-553-12028-X|
|12||Amok Time||Theodore Sturgeon||October 1978||0-553-12012-3|
Adaptations marketed as "The Photostory" of the each film. Edited by Richard J. Anibole, and published by Pocket Books. The Motion Picture contains full-color photographic reproductions of scenes, with comics-style bubbles. The Wrath of Khan adaptation, however, contains only black and white stills, with simple text descriptions on or below each panel.
|Star Trek: The Motion Picture: The Photostory||Richard J. Anibole||April 1980||0-671-83089-9|
|The Wrath of Khan Photostory||August 1982||0-671-45912-0|
New Visions (2013–present)
Star Trek: New Visions, Vol. 1 (2014)
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|No. of books|
Star Trek: New Visions is a comics series that utilized imagery from The Original Series to create original stories. Stills from episodes were manipulated using modern photo editing software tools and effects. Each completed frame is original to the comics series. Byrne's intention was for characters, setting, and action, to be seamless, regardless of the original image's source. All issues were written by John Byrne, and published by IDW Publishing.
Numbered issues were published from 2014 to 2018. Collections were published in trade paperback format from 2014 to 2019. "The Cage" (2016) special issue was published between Issues 11 and 12, and was collected in Vol. 8.
|—||Strange New Worlds[b]||11 December 2013||New Visions, Vol. 1||October 21, 2014||978-1-63140-039-1|
|1||The Mirror, Cracked[c]||14 May 2014|
|2||Time's Echo[d]||6 August 2014|
|3||Cry Vengeance||22 October 2014||New Visions, Vol. 2||June 30, 2015||978-1-63140-367-5|
|4||Made Out of Mudd||17 December 2014|
|5||A Scent of Ghosts||4 March 2015|
|6||Resistance||13 May 2015||New Visions, Vol. 3||March 8, 2016||978-1-63140-536-5|
|7||1971/4860.2||8 July 2015|
|8||The Survival Equation||9 September 2015|
|9||The Hollow Man||4 November 2015||New Visions, Vol. 4||December 27, 2016||978-1-63140-805-2|
|10||Mister Chekov||6 January 2016|
|11||Of Woman Born||6 May 2016|
|12||Swarm||21 September 2016||New Visions, Vol. 5||September 5, 2017||978-1-68405-088-8|
|13||The Hidden Face||7 December 2016|
|14||Sam||1 February 2017|
|15||The Traveler||19 April 2017||New Visions, Vol. 6||January 30, 2018||978-1-68405-176-2|
|16||Time Out of Joint||7 June 2017|
|17||All the Ages Frozen||2 August 2017|
|18||What Pain It Is to Drown||11 October 2017||New Visions, Vol. 7||August 21, 2018||978-1-68405-280-6|
|19||The Hunger||20 December 2017|
|20||Isolation||7 February 2018|
|21||The Enemy of My Enemy||11 April 2018||New Visions, Vol. 8||February 6, 2019||978-1-68405-377-3|
|22||An Unexpected Yesterday||4 July 2018|
|—||The Cage (special issue)||13 July 2016|
Strange New Worlds (2013)
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is a single-issue comic, written and produced by Byrne as an experiment with the medium. The goal was to create a "lost episode" cut together from other episodes. Originally published as the Star Trek Annual 2013. Collected in New Visions, Vol. 1. Strange New Worlds is a sequel to the episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before".
|Star Trek Annual 2013||December 11, 2013|
Humble Bundle (2016)
|More of the Serpent Than the Dove||—||Humble Star Trek Comics Bundle||June 29, 2016|
- Other Bantam Books photo comics were also marketed as Fotonovels ™. It is unclear if Bantam ever held that word mark.
- Originally published as Star Trek Annual 2013.
- Star Trek: New Visions 1 "The Mirror, Cracked" (2014) was assigned ISBN 978-1-63140-002-5.
- Star Trek: New Visions 2 "Time's Echo" (2014) was assigned ISBN 978-1-63140-119-0.
- Biggers, Cliff (2013-12-11). Ryall, Chris (ed.). "Interview with John Byrne". Star Trek Annual 2013. San Diego: IDW Publishing. pp. 48–49.
- Ellison, Harlan (July 1977). The City on the Edge of Forever. New York: Bantam Books. Preface: "Dear Reader". ISBN 978-0-553-11345-7.
- Biggers, Cliff (2013-12-11). Ryall, Chris (ed.). "Video Killed the Fotonovel Star". Star Trek Annual 2013. San Diego: IDW Publishing. pp. 44–47.
- "John Byrne goes to "Strange New Worlds" with Star Trek Annual 2013! – IDW Publishing". www.idwpublishing.com. 2013-09-06. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
- "GCD :: Series :: Star Trek: New Visions". www.comics.org. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
- "GCD :: Series :: Star Trek: New Visions". www.comics.org. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
- Blitz, Stefan (2016-07-01). "'Star Trek' Comics Bundle Arrives Courtesy of Humble Bundle and IDW Publishing". Forces of Geek. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
- "The Humble Comics Bundle: Star Trek". www.startrek.com. Retrieved 2019-03-09.