Star Trek Comics Checklist

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy Marvel Paramount Comics monthly series

This series features Nog and his Starfleet Academy classmates.

#1 Dec 1996
Prime directives
Cadet Matt Decker does his best to get a good training assignment but winds up on Omega squad with Nog of Ferenganar, Kamilah Goldstein, Pava of Andor, and T'Priell of Vulcan. Nog fails to ingratiate himself with his fellow cadets and a care package from his uncle Quark turns a holodeck training scenario into a deadly encounter with the Gorn.

Groundskeeper Boothby (The First Duty [TNG]) makes a cameo appearance.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#2 Jan 1997
Liberty
On their first liberty from the Academy, the women of Omega squad enjoy a barroom brawl and T'Priell tries to reconcile her Vulcan training with her hidden Romulan heritage. Meanwhile, Nog snoops through Decker's valuable comic book collection. Decker receives an invitation to join a special training team called Red Squad.

Also contains Nog's letters of acceptance from Starfleet Academy.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#3 Feb 1997
Loyalty test
Decker becomes a member of Red Squad and a peace conference between the Federation and the Romulans is bombed (Homefront and Paradise Lost [DS9]). Omega Squad feels that Decker has abandoned them. When he learns that Red Squad must sabotage the power grid, he tries to warn authrities, but is imprisoned. After the power outage, Omega Squad must respond to the coup and rescue Decker.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: John Royle
Inker: Tom Wegrzyn
Cover artists: Royle, Toinay ?

#4 Mar 1997
War and peace
An alternative future where Klingons have overrun Federation space may hinge on Omega Squad's first flight aboard a runabout. The cadets are tracked by First Cadre, a Klingon cadet squadron. Commander Zund is injured when the Klingons attack. Omega Squad tricks their opponents into switching ships, but both vessels are forced down on a nearby planet. Pava stands guard duty and encounters an old friend and perhaps a new enemy.

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#5 Apr 1997
Love and death
The Starfleet and Klingon cadets are marooned and hunting each other. Complicating matters, Pava and Kovold, of the Klingon squad, were once lovers. During a final confrontation, Kamilah engages in single combat with Kovold, but fear and treachery lead to unexpected death.

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#6 May 1997
Passages
While Omega Squad grieves at the funeral of their fallen comrade, a new superintendant takes command of the Academy and a new cadet arrives, Edam Astrun, a Betazoid. Edam is a hothead, but learns the value of teamwork. Nog has problems with Edam and is accused of attempted murder.

Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artist: ?

#7 Jun 1997
Hide and seek
Security cameras record Nog's attempt to murder Edam, who is left unconscious in the infirmary. Commander Zund and Omega Squad find the circumstances puzzling and continue to investigate. They uncover a shapeshifter but the threat remains.

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artist: ?

#8 Jul 1997
X2
Omega Squad is instructed to rendezvous with a prospecting ship to pick up a young stowaway. They find the ship all but destroyed, and a lone survivor, Charlie Evans (Charlie X [TOS]). The cadets must work together to survive Charlie's terrifying powers. Meanwhile, the Jem'Hadar are preparing to invade Talos IV (The Cage [TOS]).

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: John Royle
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Lanning, Toinay

#9 Aug 1997
Return to the forbidden planet
Spock arranges transport to Romulus to investigate rumors of a special Tal Shiar spy. Meanwhile, Omega Squad heads for Talos IV after Edam receives a telpathic plea for help. They find a battle raging and join forces with Christopher Pike and the Talosians aganist the Jem'Hadar, agents of the Dominion's plan to eradicate all telepaths in the Federation.

Part one of a two-part story arc. 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: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#10 Sep 1997
A prelude to war
The cadets and Pike manage to contain the Jem'Hadar locally, but must go after their supply of White to defeat them. Pava volunteers to penetrate the shielded White stockpile while the rest of the squad waits in the runabout with transporter and phasers ready. Afterwards, the cadets are arrested for violation of General Order 7 (The Menagerie, Part I [TOS]).

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#11 Oct 1997
Judgement
The cadets of Omega Squad go on trial and may face the death penalty. Ambassador Spock represents the cadets before the court martial. To illustrate his logic, Spock calls a witness to relate events which took place years earlier, when Picard was a cadet. In spite of Spock's efforts, the cadets are found guilty and their warnings about a Dominion plot against the Federation's telpathic races is ignored.

Spock featured on the cover with Omega Squad.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: John Royle
Inker: Tom Wegrzyn
Cover artists: Royle, Wegrzyn

#12 Nov 1997
Telepathy War Part 1: Renegades
While Nog is shipped off to DS9, cadets and faculty protest the sentencing of Omega Squad. Meanwhile, Yoshi plots to help his classmates escape. With assistance from Boothby, the cadets break out and steal a shuttle. The squad suspects Admiral Pradesh is a shape-shifter. Omega Squad heads for DS9 with Romulans and the Enterprise in pursuit.

Telepathy War continues in DS9 #12.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#13 Dec 1997
Parent's day
Pradesh is reassigned. Exonerated after the incidents of the Telepathy war, Omega Squad faces an even greater threat, their parents. Chaos ensues and T'Priell may not be the person everyone thinks she is.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: John Royle
Inker: Tom Wegrzyn
Cover artists: Royle, Wegrzyn

#14 Jan 1998
T'Priell revealed: Betrayal
T'Priell is revealed as a Romulan spy. One by one, the members of Omega Squad are captured, incapacitated, and apparently killed. On DS9, Nog doesn't believe anyone is dead and resolves to find his classmates.

Part one of a three-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artist: ?

#15 Feb 1998
T'Priell revealed: Origins
While Nog and Yoshi search for Omega Squad, their friends must contend with raptor rats and other prisoners. They learn how Selke became T'Priell and of the Tal Shiar's plans for her. Managing to escape, Omega Squad discovers that Selke has been experimenting on Edam.

Part two of a three-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artist: ?

#16 Mar 1998
T'Priell revealed: The fall
Selke tries to reconcile the divided half of her mind which holds T'Priell's katra. Omega Squad must fight their way out of captivity. With help from the Romulan Reunification underground, they return to Federation space with Selke/T'Priell, but T'Priell's body remains in stasis on Romulus.

Conclusion of a three-part story arc. Out of focus effect on background of cover art.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artist: ?

#17 Apr 1998
Culture clash
Omega Squad takes a break on DS9 while Zund, Edam, and Selke/T'Priell go to Vulcan for help. While Jake Sisko and his father help Omega Squad with some interpersonal turmoil, a Vulcan priestess fails to separate Selke and T'Priell, but a violent battle rages in the young woman's mind. Edan must throw some water on the telepathic catfight if she is to survive.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: John Royle
Inker: Tom Wegrzyn
Cover artists: Royle, Wegrzyn

#18 May 1998
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Published in Klingon. Translation coordinated by Dr. Lawrence Schoen of the Klingon Language Institute and edited by Chip Carter. Includes "A Klingon glossary" and an advertisement in Klingon.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#18 May 1998
Cadet challenge
B'essa'al challenges for leadership of First Cadre. To win honor for their people, the cadets of First Cadre resolve to find the sword of Kahless, believed lost in the Gamma Quadrant (The Sword of Kahless [DS9]). Following a false trail, they are captured by a vengeful Omega Squad, for the death of Kamilah Goldstein. Pava must face Kovold one last time.

Published in English. Part one of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

#19 Jun 1998
Between love and hate
Pava must fight for her life against Kovold, who has been driven insane by an archaeological artifact. Pava is unable to bring herself to kill Kovold, but he destroys the shuttle to try and burn away his dishonor. Pava is transported away with only a moment to spare and is blamed for the death anyway.

Conclusion of a two-part story arc.

Writer: Chris Cooper
Penciller: Chris Renaud
Inker: Andy Lanning
Cover artists: Renaud, Lanning

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