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Strange New Worlds was a photonovel-style special created by John Byrne and published by IDW Publishing. Released in December 2013, it uses imagery from Star Trek: The Original Series to present a new story set during the series. It was a sequel story to the second pilot, "Where No Man Has Gone Before".


Solicitation blurb
A special extra-length, one-of-a-kind 'fotonovel' sequel to a beloved classic!
Years ago, James Kirk saved his ship, but the price was the life of his oldest friend in Starfleet – or was it?
The crew of the starship ENTERPRISE faces a staggering discovery in a brand-new 'episode' of the original STAR TREK.

Background information[]

  • Although this was originally meant to be a one-shot release, it led Byrne to create more such stories in the ongoing series Star Trek: New Visions. When that series was launched; this release saw a second printing with the New Visions logo added to the cover.
  • It was collected in Star Trek: New Visions, Volume 1.


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