Are there any clues for or reveals from J.J. Abrams upcoming Star Trek sequel in the pages of IDW's official prequel comic, Star Trek: Countdown To Darkness? Check out the following four-page lettered preview to find out.

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By Mark Cassidy - 1/21/2013
The countdown to the motion picture event of 2013 begins here, in this blockbuster 4-issue prequel mini-series that sets the stage for the upcoming STAR TREK film! Like the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN in 2009, this all-new series leads directly into the next movie, with a story by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci and Mike Johnson (STAR TREK ongoing series), and drawn by the original STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN artist, David Messina! STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS is the can't-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!

Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #1
Mike Johnson (w) • David Messina, photo (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

DrDoom - 1/21/2013, 9:49 AM
Remember when this was called Countdown to DARRKNESS?

Good times.
Maia87 - 1/21/2013, 9:53 AM
The art is terrible.
reverendjonnynemo - 1/21/2013, 9:58 AM
RexDartEskimoSpy - 1/21/2013, 9:59 AM
I read the first prequel comic before I saw the movie, and enjoyed how it fleshed out Nero's backstory and the timeframe elder Spock came from. (And all the cameos.) I think that may be why I was more accepting of the movie than my other fellow old-school Trekkies. If you just go by the movie, Nero doesn't seem to have much depth or motivation, does he? The comics definitely added to the film. Hopefully Into Darkness won't need that help.
InfiniteMonkey - 1/21/2013, 11:06 AM
The Art is so Floptastic.
Santibruni - 1/21/2013, 12:01 PM
Why does ALL the comics that are prequels or sequels to comics or movies have SO bad art work!Just look at Smallville, or Arrow, or some of the Marvel Cinematic Universe prequels.

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