Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)


Background informationEdit

  • This is the second of IDW's "Second Stage" releases.
  • Three covers were produced for this issue: Cover A with Kirk and Arex, Cover B with Spock, and one retailer incentive photo cover featuring Kirk disguised as a Romulan from "The Enterprise Incident".
  • McCoy refers to the events of the "The Tholian Web" as having occurred "one year ago", dating the issue to 2269.
  • The issue sold an estimated 11,012 copies in comic specialty stores in April 2008. [1] These figures do not cover copies sold on the direct market (bookstores, etc.).



Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in IDW TOS characters.
James T. Kirk 
Federation captain of the USS Enterprise.
First officer of the USS Enterprise.
Leonard McCoy 
Medical officer of the USS Enterprise.
Montgomery Scott 
Engineer of the USS Enterprise.
Hikaru Sulu 
Navigator of the USS Enterprise.
Navigator of the USS Enterprise. Arex possesses superior mental capabilities, including telepathic abilities.


Carol Marcus, Galileo, interphase, pattern buffers, Starfleet Intelligence, Tholians

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