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Writer(s): Peter David
Artist(s): Tom Sutton and Ricardo Villagran
Publisher: DC Comics
Series: DC TOS volume 1 #49
Published: April 1988
Pages: 23
Stardate: 8988.9 (2280s)

The crew is trapped between an angry Klingon force and a renegade starship that attacked that Empire's outpost.

Background Information Edit

  • The second chapter in the Who Killed Captain Kirk? storyline, this issue was later collected in that book.
  • This was part of Peter David's first storyline as a Star Trek comic book writer.
  • The one-eyed Klingon, Kron, was named for another cycloptic character in author Peter David's Aquaman work.

Creators Edit

Characters Edit

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 DC TOS volume 1 characters.
Constitution class refit bridge 2

Senior staff of the Enterprise-A.

James T. Kirk 
USS Enterprise-A captain.
Spock 
Vulcan Enterprise-A exec and science officer.
Leonard McCoy 
Enterprise-A surgeon.
Montgomery Scott 
Enterprise-A chief engineer.
Pavel Chekov 
Enterprise-A security chief.
Moron 
Growth-stunted Klingon albino found on Miraud. Pocket TNG: "Strike Zone" suggests he later takes the name "Kobry" (to honor his Starfleet guardians, KOnom and Nancy BRYce).
Kron
Konom 
Klingon Enterprise-A ensign.
Nancy Bryce 
Enterprise-A navigation ensign.
William Bearclaw 
Enterprise-A security ensign.
Melchior 
Andorian mercenary.
Bendar 
Tellarite mercenary.
Grunt 
Alien mercenary.
Klingon survivor 
Klingon used as target practice by the mercenaries. Bendar and Melchior weren't sure which one had managet to shoot him after Grunt hurled him into the air.
M'Ress 
Enterprise-A officer.
Phil Burroughs, aka "Zair" 
Captain of USS Zephyr.

References Edit

Endicor 
Zair's next destination.
USS Enterprise-A quarter

The Enterprise-A

USS Enterprise-A 
Refit-type Constitution-class Federation starship.
Miraud
USS Zephyr (NCC-1005)
Miranda-class Federation starship. The Zephyr is only referred to as the "Renegade" in this issue. Her registry was readable off of her hull.


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#48: "The Stars in Secret Influence" DC TOS volume 1 #50: "Marriage of Inconvenience"

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