IDW has announced a 4-issue comic book prequel miniseries for Star Trek Into Darkness, titled Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness. Here are the details and a look at the first issue's cover, with an all-new story co-written by the movie's very own Roberto Orci.
"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 Into Darkness 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!"