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Star Trek Comics Checklist, Part 9/9
Section - Comic Strips (US)

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Detailed information on Star Trek comic strips was researched by Rich
Handley. Most of this information was published in Star Trek Communicator
and is duplicated here with his generous permission.

[McDonald's]

Happy Meals
1979	Star Trek: The Motion Picture (w: unknown, a: unknown)
Five strips printed on six boxes, depicting scenes from the film
(one strip was printed on two different boxes).

Box features: Klingons, Kirk
Klingon cruisers are destroyed by an energy burst from a giant cloud.

Box features: Federation, Spock
The crew of Station Epsilon 9 witness the destruction of Klingon
ships by a cloud headed for Earth.

Box features: Transporter, Ilia
Station Epsilon 9 is destroyed by a giant cloud.

Box features: The Bridge, Spock
Station Epsilon 9 is destroyed by a giant cloud.

Box features: Spacesuit, Decker
Enterprise launched to stop the cloud.

Box features: The Bridge, McCoy
Kirk returns to command the Enterprise and two crewmen die in
a transporter accident.

Star Trek Video Communicator
1979	Five brief strips packaged as part of an unassembled toy
and sealed in cellophane. The toy communicators are about 2" x 4"
and made of black of gray plastic. When assembled, the color comic
strip can be scrolled in the view screen. One of several prizes
offered with Happy Meals, with the following titles:

#1 Star Trek Stars
The crew of the Enterprise is introduced and their mission identified.
(w: unknown, a: unknown)

#2 A Pill Swallows the Enterprise
A capsule-shaped force field protects the Enterprise from a meteor.
(w: unknown, a: unknown)

#3 Time and Time and Time Again
A transporter malfunction sends a crew member on a trip through time.
(w: unknown, a: unknown)

#4 Votec's Freedom
The Enterprise releases Votec, taken prisoner so his people could
escape from a war.
(w: unknown, a: unknown)

#5 Starlight, Starfright
McCoy is abducted, so Kirk turns out the lights to get him back.
(w: unknown, a: unknown)

[Los Angeles Times Mirror Syndicate]

Star Trek
Sunday color and daily b&w newspaper strip, 1979-1983
Although this comic strip was syndicated by the LA Times Mirror, it may
not have appeared in the LA Times Mirror. The number of newspapers
syndicating the strip is unknown. Brief summaries of the twenty story
arcs follow.

Thomas Warkentin was aided by Ron Harris, Mark Rice, Dan Spiegle, Duke
Riley, Kurt Warkentin, and someone named Yang. Ron Harris was aided by
Thomas Warkentin, Paul Chadwick, Terry Robinson, Alan Munro, and Laurie
Newell. Warkentin ghost-illustrated the final week of Harris' run. Ernie
Colon was aided by Alfredo Alcala and Serc Soc. The latter may have been
a pen-name.

Untitled (12/2/79-1/12/80)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Aliens asleep for 900 years awaken to learn that their world has been
devastated by war.

Untitled (1/13/80-3/8/80)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Klingon raiders attack the Enterprise at Forma VI over a depleted dilithium
mine.

The Real McCoy (3/9/80-5/3/80)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Dr. Anton Zauber alters his appearance to replace McCoy, with help from
McCoys ex-wife.

Untitled (5/4/80-6/28/80)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Kirk grants asylum to Morg and Chetar, renegade Klingon siblings facing
political persecution.

Untitled (6/29/80-9/6/80)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Paul and Elsa Hoff find Sumerian writings and a 5,000-year-old carving of
the Enterprise on Abaris.

Untitled (9/7/80-1/17/81)
w: Thomas Warkentin and Tom Durkin, a: Warkentin
Rebels on Hus-24 enslave Enterprise and Venture personnel to protest
Federation exploitation.

Heads of State (1/18/81-3/21/81)
w: Thomas Warkentin and Peter Jacoby, a: Warkentin
Sent to buy Lozite-M on Zeta-Atez, Kirk learns that Imperator Dykranus has
a secret -- a second head!

It's a Living (3/22/81-4/25/81)
w: Thomas Warkentin, a: Warkentin
Journalist Jo Williams is aboard to cover a mission to Argus IV, a mining
world owned by Harry Mudd.

The Savage Within (4/26/81-7/21/81)
w: Sharman DiVono, a: Ron Harris
Kirk saves a derelict ship at Epsilon Anubis from deadly radiation, ending
a 300-year clan war.

Quarantine (7/22/81-10/27/81)
w: Sharman DiVono, a: Ron Harris
Chapel contracts a plague and becomes dangerously paranoid while helping
the planet Sarsithia.

Untitled (10/28/81-2/28/82)
w: Sharman DiVono, a: Ron Harris
On Iskonia, Kirk finds a Klingon crew cyborged by the Omnimind, a deadly
machine intelligence.

The Wristwatch Plantation (3/1/82-7/17/82)
w: Sharman DiVono and Larry Niven, a: Ron Harris
Investigating the fate of a Bebebebeque colony on Mimit, the Enterprise
faces Kzinti invaders (ST:TAS).

Untitled (7/18/82-9/4/82)
w: Sharman DiVono, a: Ron Harris and Thomas Warkentin
Kyoshi Nogura plans a starship regatta to honor his father's birthday, but
pirates abduct the ship entrants.

Untitled (9/5/82-10/30/82)
w: Martin Pasko, a: Padraic Shigetani
Merchant fleets from Delta 330 stage a rivalry to lure the Enterprise into
their grasp.

Untitled (11/1/82-2/12/83)
w: Martin Pasko, a: Padraic Shigetani
Taking medical supplies to the Vanowen Colony, the crew is replaced by
shape-shifters from Manark V.

Untitled (2/14/83-5/7/83)
w: Gerry Conway, a: Padraic Shigetani and Bob Myers
Admiral Yaramoto sends Kirk to end a long-standing war with the Sangdor
Principality.

Goodbye to Spock (5/9/83-7/2/83)
w: Gerry Conway, a: Ernie Colon
Crashing the Copernicus in the Fortenue System, Spock becomes amnesiac and
takes a lover, Dyana.

Untitled (7/4/83-8/13/83)
w: Gerry Conway, a: Dick Kulpa
Contracting a plague on Circe-Six, McCoy grows paranoid and steals a
shuttlecraft to die alone.

The Retirement of Admiral Kirk (8/15/83-10/15/83)
w: Gerry Conway, a: Dick Kulpa
Kirk resigns when assigned to a desk job, but finds privateer work aboard the
Orion not to his liking.

Untitled (10/17/83-12/3/83)
w: Gerry Conway, a: Dick Kulpa
The crew finds an alternate Earth where they are characters in a television
show... called Star Trek.

[Nostalgia World]

Nostalgia World Comics Section - Star Trek: Voyages of the Enterprise
Reprints of LA Times Mirror daily comic strip, magazine format printed on
newsprint, 8.25" x 10.75". Published as a free insert in Nostalgia World,
a tabloid format magazine for collectors of popular media.

The artwork for Nostalgia World issues #23-26 was lost or damaged in a fire
at the printer's place of business. Issues #23 and #24 were reconstructed, but
editors were unable to replace the damaged art for Star Trek #4 and #5. The
LA Times Syndicate no longer had a contract with Paramount and couldn't
supply any more art. Nostalgia World may have ceased publication with issue
#24. Sunday color comic strips aren't included in these reprints.

#1	Thomas Warkentin
Story arcs beginning 12/3/1979 Stardate 7493.9 and 1/14/1980 Stardate 7504.3,
ends 3/8/1980
Distributed with Nostalgia World #20

#2	Thomas Warkentin
Story arcs beginning 3/10/1980 Stardate 7535.1 and 5/5/1980 Stardate 7541.1,
ends 6/28/1980
Distributed with Nostalgia World #21, Feb 1983

#3	Thomas Warkentin
Story arcs beginning 6/30/1980, second story arc unfinished, ends 10/13/1980
Distributed with Nostalgia World #22, Jun 1983

#4	Thomas Warkentin
Not published

#5	Thomas Warkentin
Not published

#6	Ron Harris and Sharman DiVono
Story arc beginning 4/27/1981 Stardate 7692.7, ends 7/21/1981
Distributed with Nostalgia World #24, Feb-Mar 1984

#7	Thomas Warkentin
Story arcs beginning 1/19/1981 Stardate 7988.3, ends 4/25/1981
Distribution method unknown

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