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For the TNG episode with a similar title, please see "Evolution".

The deadly V'ger is about to destroy the Earth… and only the Enterprise stands in its way! Evolutions is the third part of 3 in the novelization of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Background information[]

  • This issue is the third of a three part adaptation of the Star Trek: The Motion Picture film. The story contained within was previously published with the earlier issues as one volume in a Marvel Comics Super Special volume, and later reprinted as a Pocket Books paperback version.
  • This reprint includes a new opening page with a new captain's log that was not present in Marvel Comics Super Special in order to recap the previous issue.



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 Marvel TOS characters.

Regular and recurring characters[]

James T. Kirk
USS Enterprise's CO, a Starfleet captain. After a promotion to rear admiral, Kirk served as the Chief of Starfleet Operations before returning to captain's rank for the V'ger crisis.
Half-Vulcan former XO and science officer of Enterprise, a Starfleet commander.
Leonard McCoy
Enterprise CMO, a Starfleet doctor with the rank of commander.
Montgomery Scott
Enterprise chief engineer, a Starfleet commander.
Hikaru Sulu
Enterprise helmsman, a Starfleet lieutenant commander.
Nyota Uhura
Enterprise communications officer, a Starfleet lieutenant commander.
Pavel Chekov
Enterprise tactical officer and security chief, a Starfleet lieutenant.
Janice Rand
Transporter chief assigned to the Enterprise, a Starfleet CPO.

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