Header photo by Jordon Nardino.

Star Trek: Discovery continues its first IDW Publishing comic series this week with The Light of Kahless #2 — watch for our review soon! — but today the comic publisher announced their second wave of Discovery stories due later in 2018.

Announced today via SyFy.comStar Trek: Discovery — Succession will debut in April, and confirmed on Twitter by IDW editor Sarah Gaydos, it will follow the Mirror Universe tale currently unfolding in the second half of Discovery’s first season.

From SyFy’s report:

Succession will be co-written by Mike Johnson, who has a long history of writing Trek comics, and Kirsten Beyer, who is on the Discovery writing staff… each issue will also feature a “ships of the line” cover by renowned comic artist Declan Shalvey and colorist Jordie Bellaire, which will provide your first look at Discovery’s new ships. Additionally, George Caitsoudas will draw a variant cover for the first issue. The series will launch in April.

Star Trek: Discovery: Succession #1—Cover A: Angel Hernandez—SPOTLIGHT
Star Trek: Discovery: Succession #1—Cover B: Photo—SPOTLIGHT

Mike Johnson, Kirsten Beyer (w) • Angel Hernandez (a & c)

In this, the second Discovery miniseries from IDW Publishing, your favorite characters from the hit CBS All Access series dive into an adventure tied directly into the second half of the first season!

We’ll have our coverage of The Light of Kahless #2 soon enough, and be sure to watch for our reviews of Succession when the series debuts later this Spring.

Novel #1:
"Desperate Hours"

Novel #2:
"Drastic Measures"

Novel #3:
"Fear Itself"