Volume 23 takes place during the second season finale of star trek. This site is maintained by mark martinez, whose obsession with star trek comics has gotten way out of hand. The gary seven collection explores the continued adventures of alienagentonearth gary seven. The next generation story, both set in the mirror universe.
The 1968 tv episode assignment earth had been the season two finale for the original star trek series, and was intended by gene roddenberry as the pilot. Earth is a five issue limited series written and drawn by john byrne, based on the events in the star trek second season finale, titled assignment. Tos episodes and are a fan of john byrnes art and storytelling, this is a fantastic collection. Following their encounter with kirk and the enterprise crew, the duo must go undercover in the halls of ivy as students burn their draft cards and national guard troops patrol the quad. Unfollow star trek comic books to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Now, john byrne delivers the series 40 years after it would have debuted, recounting the. Comic book legend john byrne continues his firstever star trek miniseries, featuring the. Thats too bad, too, because lansing was such an interesting character actor. However, dc produced a consistent, highquality product, and the books remain fan favourites. This is tos s02e26 assignment earth by matt decker on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
Recounting the adventures of interstellar agent gary seven and his earthborn assistant as they covertly confront threats to the past so that they can save star treks future. Star trek assignment earth 2008 comic books mycomicshop. Lost in space scarecrow going through the dcau part seventythree doctor who logopolis part 2 youtube selection. Enterprise intersects with gary sevens efforts to save the future from a 1969 crisis that only he and his assistant roberta can avert. Mirror images is a fivepart comic miniseries published by idw publishing starting in june 2008, the omnibus was released in february 2009. Earth, part 1 brighter than a thousand suns year four. Kent state university was an institution of higher learning in kent, ohio on earth, founded in 1910. Wellborn, a student at illinois state university, evoked the tragedy at kent state several. And a growing awareness that there may be those beyond our world who dont want to see earth survive. Gary seven is the major character in the last episode of the second season of the original star trek television series, assignment. Comic book legend john byrne continues his firstever star trek miniseries, featuring the enigmatic interstellar spy gary seven and his intrepid assistant, roberta. Star trek assignment earth tpb 2008 idw comic books. Friday, mar 29 1968 at 1pm on nbc pg scifi genre action genre adventure genre. Dont forget his other idw star trek material, the romulans one shot and its sequels the hollow crown and schism, star trek assignment earth, star trek crew, star trek leonard mccoy frontier doctor.
With william shatner, leonard nimoy, deforest kelley, robert lansing. Previous publishers included gold key and marvel comics. The series was written by scott and david tipton and illustrated by david messina. Assignment earth collects the fiveissue miniseries.
Seven and roberta face their greatest challenge yet. Earth is a fivepart comics miniseries published by idw publishing from may 2008. The firstever star trek series from comic book legend john byrne continues. Earth is the direct prequel to a story in byrnes incredible star trek. A guide to star trek comics and graphic novels published in the united states and elsewhere with brief plot summaries and cover images or more than you ever needed to know about star trek comics. In may, john byrne will unveil his first fullblown star trek comic series, the fivepart, timejumping star trek. Crew collection, demonstrating one the the strengths of the comicbook format crossover potential unlimited by concerns of budget or the availability of actors. It introduced the cryptic character gary seven and was intended by gene roddenberry as the pilot for a spinoff. Earth is a five issue limited series written and drawn by john. The 1968 tv episode assignment earth had been the season two finale for the original star trek series, and was intended by gene roddenberry as the pilot for.
The first draft pilot script 14 november 1966 had no mention of star trek or its characters. With the release of star trek into darkness just a few days away, what better way for trekkies and trekkers to celebrate than by picking up a star trek comic book. Earth trek spinoff from gene roddenberry that never came to pass, a timetraveling u. Assignment earth comics, published by idw publishing. Kent state was infamous for an incident on may 4, 1970, when troops of the ohio national guard fired weapons at students protesting the war in southeast asia, killing four and wounding nine. His grumpy, frowning demeanor would have made for an interesting, aheadof. Assignment earth star trek graphic novel collection all. The characters turned up in a couple of star trek novels and comic books, but we never got to see the continuing adventures of gary seven. In may, john byrne will unveil his first fullblown star trek comic series, the five part, timejumping star trek. Written by art wallace based on a story by wallace and gene roddenberry and directed by marc daniels, it was first broadcast on march 29, 1968 in the episode, engaged in historical research, the uss enterprise travels back through time to 1968 earth. The adventures continue for agent gary seven and his companion, roberta lincoln as the duo tries to save the future of star trek on earth without anyone noticing.
Using his fairly compressed approach to comic book storytelling, byrne can tell five different stories in rapid succession, each with a clear. The original series story, and a single issue star trek. The series is written and illustrated by john byrne. Star trek mystery solved isis actress from assignment. Now, byrne delivers the series 40 years after it would have debuted, recounting the adventures of interstellar agent gary seven and his earthborn assistant as they covertly confront threats to.
Kent state university memory beta, noncanon star trek. Mirror images memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki fandom. While many comic book runs of the star trek universe have provided interesting story arcs and situations that would be difficult to show on television, all stories are considered to be noncanon in 2012, in an interview with, producer and writer roberto orci, pressed by the editor anthony pascale to declare that all of the recent star trek. While back in time observing earth in 1968, the enterprise crew encounters the mysterious gary seven who has his own agenda on the planet. The penultimate issue in john byrnes firstever star trek spinoff. The 1968 tv episode assignment earth had been the season two finale for the original star trek series, and was intended by gene roddenberry as the pilot for a spinoff series that never came to pass. Beginning in the 1980s, dc comics held the licence to publish star trek comic books. Collecting four issues of the fanfavorite star trek comic books released by dc comics in the 1990s, written by howard weinstein and michael jan friedman, idws star trek. Ive been a fan of comic book writerartist john byrnes work since the late 1970s, and ive been a star trek fan about the same amount of time.
Seven and roberta journey to beijing to make sure only nixon returns from china. Assignment earth features special agent gary seven from the tos episode assignment. Earth did not enter production as a television series, but seven and roberta were featured in several stories and they spunoff a comic book series from idw publishing, star trek. Earth, was a sort of backdoor pilot from gene roddenberry as a backup plan in case star trek didnt get a third season. Earth is the twentysixth and final episode of the second season of the american science fiction television series star trek. The bold timetraveling adventure takes them back to the main historical events of the 1960s and 1970s. It depicted the events of a second fiveyear mission taking place between the events of star trek.848 155 1083 277 736 145 305 1191 489 881 1512 837 1424 505 1175 514 1052 1159 1459 1524 742 1101 59 1510 116 860 1339 681 893 1445 561 1391 80 719 1518 524 1106 990 957 729 815 19