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Q Comes to IDW’s Star Trek This July

Fan-favorite villain/hero/ally Q comes to the STAR TREK comic.

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IDW’s ongoing Star Trek series has pitted the Star Trek crew from the 2009 film franchise against many a challenge and foe, but how will they fare up against the omnipotent Q? This July Star Trek fans will find out starting with Star Trek issue #35, which will kick off “The Q Gambit” 6-part galaxy-spanning adventure.

“Part of the fun of the new STAR TREK movie franchise is seeing how beloved characters are different in the new timeline,” says writer Mike Johnson, “But one iconic adversary remains unchanged: Q. His fascination with humanity and his penchant for mischief remain the same across the multiverse, and now he's come to take the Enterprise crew on an adventure that will bring new meaning to the phrase ‘no-win scenario!’”

In this new arc, Star Trek comic series writer Johnson brings Captain Kirk from the recent films together with Q for the very first time. Joining Johnson on this adventure is first time IDW Star Trek artist, Tony Shasteen (Vampire Diaries, Batman: Arkham Unhinged).

“Like so many fans, Q captured my attention as soon as he appeared on the deck of the Enterprise,” saidStar Trek comic editor Sarah Gaydos, “We’re excited to explore just how Q will react to our Captain Kirk…and how Kirk will handle one of the most powerful, witty characters ever to appear in the Star Trek universe. We’re also very eager for everyone to see the stellar work Tony Shasteen is doing!”

Under license by CBS Consumer Products, “The Q Gambit” begins when the mischievous Q sends James T. Kirk on a quest that will see the Enterprise joining forces with familiar faces from Star Treklore, beginning with the crew of a certain space station…

"The Q Gambit begins in July with issue #35.

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Posted By StMichalofWilson

The smile on my face right now! This is going to be awesome!

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Posted By gracetrack

Kirk better dial 1-800-JEANLUC.

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Edited By Vaeternus

Epic win, must have this issue! Man I so hope they get Q for the next ST movie!! please lol. He's such a badass, funny and powerful character.

Also, this confirms the question "Is Q omnipotent and effect the multiverse" well YES! So now the ST and Q haters can Shut it! haha.

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Posted By Darkseid_Beyond

Well sure he effects the multiverse. Q has taken Captain Picard to alternate realities before.

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Posted By wundagoreborn

Great news. Very much looking forward to it. Bringing a TNG icon into this timeline is a cool move. In a 6 parter, no less.

A new artist is also welcome news.

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Posted By saintwildcard

Discord is gonna mess things up

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Posted By Vaeternus

@darkseid_beyond: Yep, different timelines too. Great episode, very confusing though...

I just remember the last Q topic, people were trying to say "he's not powerful, he's not omnipotent and never effected other universes" I'm like lol it was obvious they watched one maybe two shows with Q and not every show with him.

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Posted By Emperor Gonzo Noir

Color me intrigued.