Star Trek: Year Five #1

Writer: Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly Artist: Stephen Thompson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: April 24, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 3
8.6Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

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The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise left Earth four years ago. They've traveled to strange new worlds, defeated impossible foes, and made universe-changing decisions. But now, with the end in sight, they'll have to face their biggest challenge yet. Step aboard the Enterprise with Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura, Sulu, Scotty, and Chekov as they begin the end of their original Five Year Mission and boldly go into an uncertain future in this new continuing Star Trek series!
A new continuing series about the end of the Five-Year Mission! The classic crew is back in all -new stories featuring your favorite characters from the Original Series! Featuri more

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Apr 24, 2019

    Fans of classic Star Trek will not want to miss this. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Apr 27, 2019

    Report for duty now! This captures the tone of the classic series as it ventures into unseen territory. I love the moment between Kirk and McCoy and how that foreshadows a major future event. The art captures the likenesses of the characters well, especially on the captain. I really like the settings, with the Enterprise and the alien world exceptional. If the series is as a good as this premiere, this will be a voyage to join. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Comic Crusaders - Kevin Given Apr 24, 2019

    With all the attention to current Trek, such as Discovery and the Kelvin time line, and the multitudes of Trek series that IDW has to choose from, I was beginning to wonder if they would ever revisit the original series with the iconic cast and characters again. I'm so glad that they're giving us this series and it's a great intro to what could be one of the best Trek stories ever told in comics. The ending has a great cliff hanger and I can't wait for the next issue. I grew up with this series and now the original cast is aging and, regrettably, starting to die off. First Deforest Kelley, than James Doohan, also Leonard Nimoy. They will play these characters no more. William Shatner is almost 90 years old. The original cast will never put together any shows or movies ever again. The only way us fans can get original stories now is through Novels and comics. God bless IDW and Titan Books for continuing the legacy and giving us original stories. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Apr 25, 2019

    One of the best "Star Trek" comics to come out, expanding on a much-wanted point in time that looks as good or better than any of the original series episodes. This is a faithful continuation that fans have been waiting for. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comicsverse - Eric Rivlin Apr 24, 2019

    This is a must-get for Star Trek fans, or anyone who just appreciates good art. It's not just a love-letter to the original Star Trek, it's a worthy continuation of the Enterprise's misadventures. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Doom Rocket - Brendan Hodgdon Apr 24, 2019

    As a mission statement for the series to follow, Star Trek: Year Five #1 is an invigorating debut. This can be attributed to both the quality craftsmanship of the creative team, and their clear love for the Starship Enterprise and her fearless crew. In filling in such a major gap in Trek lore, Lanzing, Kelly, Thompson, Kirchoff and Uyetake have held nothing back. The result is undoubtedly worthy of its progenitor's vaunted place in the history of science-fiction. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Major Spoilers - Stacy Baugher Apr 24, 2019

    Great action and intriguing twist make Star Trek: Year Five a must read issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Apr 24, 2019

    Boldly going with the writer's room approach and "television season" model Star Trek: Year Five #1 starts off in the right direction. Armed with bright, cinematic artwork and a beating heart armored in great characterization, this opening issue delivers all the fun, thrills, and science fiction intrigue of Star Trek. All promising an even larger story just by the second star to the right and straight on till morning. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Leigh Kade Apr 25, 2019

    Star Trek: Year Five is a perfect excuse to sit back and enjoy some classic Trek. It feels like the original in every sense, and that's no small feat! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Apr 23, 2019

    A wonderful 'Original Series' Star Trek comic, written for the fans but also newbie friendly. It hooks the reader from panel one and doesn't let go. With a bright aesthetic and an old school space adventure plot, this series is definitely going to be a hit with Star Trek fans. Read Full Review

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