Star Trek Comics Checklist

Star Trek British comic strips in books and magazines

Oversize hardcover annuals and magazines containing comics and stories from a variety of British and US sources, including Star Trek.

1969
Joe 90 Top Secret Comic Annual
Century 21 Publications
In the Alpha Helios system, Enterprise comes to the aid of an alien ship from the planet Zargot. The race is facing extinction from a plague and the only cure can be found in herbs from neighboring planet Coltac. The landing party faces horror from giant reptiles before finding the herbs and restoring the Zargotians to health.

Untitled story, pp 38-43, hardcover

Writer: ?
Artist: Ron Turner

v187 #2433 25 Jun 1970
Radio Times
BBC Worldwide
Kirk wonders aloud who on the ship looks like Satan.

Entertainment guide for the week of 27 Jun - 3 Jul 1970), 10"x12.25" magazine, newsprint. Contains an article about Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek, a full-page pinup of Kirk, and a one page color strip with an untitled story, pp 48-52. The artist, Frank Bellamy, better known for his Doctor Who illustrations, occasionally provided artwork for Star Trek TV listings in Radio Times.

Writer: Max Erlich?
Artist: Frank Bellamy

1971
TV21 Annual 1971
City Magazines
"Captives in space" - Prejudices hamper first contact between Enterprise personnel and a felinoid species on Skur.

Star Trek story, pp 4-9, hardcover, ISBN 0-7235-0093-2

Writer: ?
Artist: ?

"Gateway to the future" - Prose story with artwork. Kirk investigates lifesigns on a dying planet. An old man greets the landing party and introduces himself as the Guradian of the Future. Kirk and Spock step through a gateway into a future Los Angeles overrun by militant hippies and discover that Earth has been invaded by Nobians. By changing the future, they can change it for their children.

Star Trek story, pp 48-52

Writer: ?
Artist: ?

"Planet of rejects" - Thax exiles commandeer the Enterprise and force Kirk to help restore their freedom.

Star Trek story, pp 86-93

Writer: ?
Artist: ?

1971
TV21 Annual 1972
World Distributors
Kirk agrees to protect Korak from Zodian invaders, but finds that the Zodians are the true victims.

Untitled story, pp 4-7, hardcover, ISBN 0-7235-0131-9

Writer: ?
Artist: ?

1972
TV21 Annual 1973
IPC Magazines
"Planet of the dead" - An expedition to Selkye turns deadly when the lovable "beavos" cause the landing party to fall ill.

Star Trek story, pp 3-9, hardcover, ISBN 0-850370-43-4

Writer: Jack Sutter
Artist: Jim Baikie

"What is this thing called Spock?" - On Taragon, a misunderstood alien invades Spock's mind to stop a mining colony from hurting it.

Star Trek story, pp 89-95

Writer: Jack Sutter
Artist: Jim Baikie

1972
Valiant and TV21 Summer Special
IPC Magazines
A diplomatic mission to the planet Farnia is interrupted by a Klingon attack. Kirk and Spock of the "Space Federation" devise a plan to destroy the Klingon ray-ship and prevent Farnia from being claimed for the Empire.

8.5" x 11" magazine, b&w, pp 18-23, untitled Star Trek story.

Writer: ?
Artist: John Stokes

1978
Mighty TV Comic Annual 1978
Polystyle Publications
"The gods have come" - On the edge of Galaxy 517, the Enterprise picks up strange signals from planet Alpha 332. Investigating, Kirk and Spock find a peaceful race called the Parracas whose leader Maracu tells of an impending battle with the hostile Turracas. The races live either side of a volcano that is set to erupt so Kirk tells Maracu to lead her people away to safety while he and Spock try to warn the Turracas. The warrior priest Turr does not believe them and tries to sacrifice Kirk and Spock to the volcano god but they are able to transport out as it erupts, wiping out the warlike race.

Star Trek story, pp 12-16, hardcover, ISBN 85096-080-0

Writer: ?
Artist: John Canning

1978
TV Comic Annual 1979
Polystyle Publications
Enterprise arrives in Andrius and Kirk accepts an invitation from the governor to visit. A Vornerian ship attacks the Enterprise, disabling helm and communications while the landing party is captured. Kirk and his crew escape their captors while the Andrians help restore power to the Enterprise.

Untitled story, pp 49-53, hardcover, ISBN 0-85086-084-3

Writer: ?
Artist: John Canning

Vol. 1 #2 Feb 1972
The Monster Times
The Monster Times Publishing Co.
Horror film and science fiction fan magazine printed on tabloid-size newsprint. This issue features an article on Star Trek comics by Len Wein and a b&w reprint of a British Star Trek comic strip from TV21 & Joe 90 #5, originally published 25th October 1969.

1974
Star Trek Souvenir Book
Star Trek Federation Of Fans
Souvenir convention booklet containing an interview with Leonard Nimoy reprinted from the July 13, 1973 Los Angeles Free Press. Also contains ten pages of British Star Trek comics reprinted in b&w from five consecutive weekly issues of Valiant and TV21, 4 Aug 1973 thru 1 Sep 1973. 8.5 in. x 11 in., 16 pages. Cover art by Joyce Huser.

#5 Jul 1976
Trek
G. B. Love and Walter Irwin
8.5"x11" magazine, 19 issues and several reprints published. This issue contains a b&w reprint of the 4 Aug 1973 Star Trek comic strip from Valiant and TV21.

#6 Nov 1976
Trek
G. B. Love and Walter Irwin
This issue contains the first page of the 18 Aug 1973 Valiant and TV21 strip and the second page of the previous week's strip from 11 Aug 1973, both in b&w.

#7 Feb 1977
Trek
G. B. Love and Walter Irwin
This issue contains the first page of the 11 Aug 1973 Valiant and TV21 strip and the second page of the strip from 18 Aug 1973, both in b&w.

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