IDW Reflects on Spock in a New Miniseries this July

Official Press Release

Following the smash hit, Star Trek: Countdown, currently third on The New York Times Best Seller List, IDW is proud to announce its latest must-read Trek series, Spock: Reflections. The series sheds light on Spock's life leading up to the new feature film, and offers key insights on this iconic character, as well as a startling revelation.

"The new movie offers so much new material for Star Trek fans that we knew we had to do more than just Countdown to help create as complete an experience as possible," said Scott Dunbier, IDW's Star Trek editor. "This series offers a candid and occasionally poignant look at Spock."

In Spock: Reflections, writers Scott Tipton and David Tipton delve into the choices that led Spock to live on Romulus, where Countdown begins. Artist David Messina beautifully illustrates the flashbacks that shed light on Spock's path. The four-issue miniseries will be available monthly, beginning in July.

"With a character as complex and well-known as Mr. Spock, there are the famous dramatic moments everyone remembers, and there's still so much that lies undiscovered," said Scott Tipton, the series' co-writer. "In Reflections, we're getting the opportunity here to take a look at some of the key moments between the famous moments, and really see what makes Spock's character so - dare I say it - fascinating."

Spock: Reflections is a licensed product of CBS Consumer Products.

Star Trek: Spock: Reflections #1 will be available in stores in July 2009.

® & © 2009 CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc.

About IDW

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. As a leader in the horror, action, and sci-fi genres, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry including: television's #1 prime time series CBS' CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; Paramount's Star Trek; Fox's Angel; Hasbro's The Transformers, and the BBC's Doctor Who. IDW's original horror series, 30 Days of Night, was launched as a major motion picture in October 2007 by Sony Pictures and was the #1 film in its first week of release. In April 2008, IDW released Michael Recycle, the first title from its new children's book imprint, Worthwhile Books. More information about the company can be found at http://www.idwpublishing.com.

About CBS Consumer Products

CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Entertainment, manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS TV Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles. Additionally, the group oversees the CBS Retail Store and online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.CBS.com.

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