Star Trek Comics Checklist

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Marvel Paramount Comics monthly series

#1 Nov 1996
Judgement day
Alien ships chased by the Jem'Hadar come through the wormhole. The Amaralan ask for help. The station is damaged during the ensuing battle and is forced into the wormhole. Sisko, Worf, and Bashir return from a mission to find the station missing and several Amaralan and Jem'Hadar survivors. While tensions on Bajor rise, Sisko must find a way to get through the wormhole because the Amaralan believe DS9 to be a weapon which will be used to invade the Gamma quadrant. Stardate 49236.3

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Howard Weinstein
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#2 Dec 1996
Judgement day
Kira, Dax, and Odo direct repairs to the station and try to negotiate with the Amaralan. Sisko and the crew of the Defiant try to break through the wormhole interference. Meanwhile, the Jem'Hadar are on their way and the Amaralan are fighting among themselves. Stardate 49237.1

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Howard Weinstein
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#3 Jan 1997
The cancer within
A damaged Maquis ship arrives at DS9 with a crew suffering from a mysterious plague which infects station personnel. While Bashir tries to isolate the virus, the Maquis attempt to cover up their germ warfare experiments gone wrong. One of the Maquis turns to her mother, Dr. Katherine Pulaski (The Child [TNG]), for help.

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Mariano Nicieza
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#4 Feb 1997
The cancer within
Worf, O'Brien, Dax, and Bashir take a runabout to meet Dr. Pulaski and attempt to find a cure for the genetically engineered virus in the lab where it was created. Meanwhile, Sisko is ordered to destroy the Maquis germ warfare base. On Bajor, the Shadow Group watches and sets their own plans in motion.

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Mariano Nicieza
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#5 Mar 1997
The shadow group
Terrorists calling themselves the Shadow Group bomb the station, leaving a hate letter directed at Ziyal, Gul Dukat's daughter (Indiscretion). A second attack fails when the terrorist team commits suicide rather than be captured. Kira observes something familiar about the terrorists and traces a transmission back to Bajor. She discovers a former resistance leader working with Cardassians.

Writer: Mariano Nicieza
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#6 Apr 1997
Risk
Returning from an exploratory mission, Sisko and the crew of the Defiant observe an unexplained spatial anomaly. As they pass near, the anomaly collapses, damaging the ship and attracting the attention of the Shirn Alliance. Sisko is accused of causing the death of the Shirn pilot who was attempting to navigate the anomaly. Stardate 49924.6

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Howard Weinstein
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#7 May 1997
Risk
O'Brien disobeys orders to prove that the anomaly can be navigated and the Shirn pilot may still be alive. With one exception, the Shirn are uncooperative and intend to execute Sisko. Kira takes the Defiant into the anomaly, but their Shirn collaborator has a dangerous political agenda of his own. Stardate 49354.9

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Howard Weinstein
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artists: Grindberg, Milgrom

#8 Aug 1997
Public enemies, private lives
O'Brien, Kira, Keiko, and Jake travel to a jungle planet on a routine botanical exploration but are captured by Maquis and Romulans. While Commander Tomalak and his son consider what to do with the Federation crew, Sisko asks Cal Hudson (The Maquis, Part I) to help find his son.

Part one of a two-part story arc. The indicia lists Jun 1997 as the publication date.

Writer: Mariano Nicieza
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Bob Almond
Cover artists: Grindberg, Al Milgrom

#9 Sep 1997
Public enemies, private lives
Sisko and the Defiant confront the Romulans at Maurer IV with help from Cal Hudson and a Maquis ship. On the jungle planet's surface, Jake is on the run with Commander Tomalak's son on his trail. Stardate 50444.1

Conclusion of a two-part story arc. The indicia lists Jul 1997 as the publication date. New cover format. Marvel's "New guide to the Star Trek universe" began appearing in this issue. Each guide contains crew member profiles and brief synopses of previous events printed on a two-page gatefold interior front cover.

Writer: Mariano Nicieza
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Bob Almond
Cover artists: Grindberg, Almond

#10 Oct 1997
Lwaxana Troi and the wedding of doom
Lwaxana Troi arrives on the station to divorce Odo and marry her new beau. While Odo experiences mixed feelings, Quark caters, Sisko is badgered into performing the ceremony, and some sort of carniverous changeling stalks DS9. Stardate 50579.8

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Michael Martin, Andy Mangels
Penciller: Terry Pallot
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artist: ?

#11 Nov 1997
Four funerals and a wedding
While Bashir tries to identify the changeling-like kidnapper, Rom searches the bowels of DS9 for Leeta and the other missing women. Bashir learns that the creature subsists by absorbing female hormones. Unfortunately, it has never met a woman like Lwaxana Troi.

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Michael Martin, Andy Mangels
Penciller: Terry Pallot
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artist: ?

#12 Dec 1997
Telepathy War Part 2: Command decisions
The Federation learns that the Dominion/Cardassian alliance plans a pre-emptive strike starting with DS9. Picard and the Enterprise are sent to the station to round up the Omega Squad cadets. General Martok and the Klingon fleet arrive as Nog sneaks the cadets aboard the station. When the conflict begins, Omega Squad offers their services to Sisko. Stardate 50796.2

Telepathy War begins in Starfleet Academy #12 and continues in DS9 #13.

Writer: Michael Martin, Andy Mangels
Penciller: Tom Grindberg
Inker: Bob Almond
Cover artist: ?

#13 Jan 1998
Telepathy War Part 3: Day of honor
Aboard the Defiant, Kira, Odo, Garak, Worf, and Nog join the Klingon fleet to meet the first wave of the Dominion assault. Gul Dukat leads the Cardassian fleet. The Jem'Hadar board DS9. Tomalak arrives with a Romulan fleet to help repel attackers. Omega Squad leaves with the Enterprise, still under a sentence of death.

Cover incorrectly states this issue is part four of Telepathy War. The story is preceded by DS9 #12 and continues in Unlimited #6.

Writer: Michael Martin, Andy Mangels
Penciller: Tom Morgan
Inker: Keith Williams
Cover artists: ?

#14 Feb 1998
Nobody knows the tribbles I've seen
Dax, Bashir, O'Brien, and Odo take turns explaining why Klingons hate tribbles, over a few drinks in Quark's.

Sequel to fifth season episode "Trials and Tribblations". Cover features Worf threatening to kill a tribble unless the reader buys the comic book. Cameo appearances by Koloth, Kirk, and Spock, Klingon stooges Kho, L'Ray and Xhemp. Also contains an Indiana Jones parody.

Writer: Michael Martin, Andy Mangels
Penciller: Terry Pallot
Inker: Al Milgrom
Cover artist: Pallot

#15 Mar 1998
Requium in obsidian
The station's resident tailor would like to forget what he did as a member of the Obsidian Order, but past deeds come back to haunt him. Suffering debilitating neural degradation, Garak believes he has seen a courier whom he killed eight years previously. Only after another death occurs, does Garak realize that a mission of revenge is really one of forgiveness. Stardate 50810.3

Writer: Andy Mangels, Michael Martin
Penciller: Greg Scott
Inker: Jeff Rubenstein
Cover artist: ?

Creative Commons License
The text of the Star Trek Comics Checklist is licensed under a Creative Commons License.