Reprint Editions - Star Trek: Gold Key Archives

   In 2014, IDW Publishing licensed to reprint the Gold Key STAR TREK comics in volumes under the name Star Trek: Gold Key Archives. As of March 2017, only five volumes have been published, each comprised of six reprinted issues. It is not clear whether the final half of the issues will be reprinted in subsequent volumes. These first five volumes are shown and described below.

Volume One
Issue Date:April 2014
ISBN: 978-1613779224
Cover Price: $29.99

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Volume Two
Issue Date:October2014
ISBN: 978-1631401084
Cover Price: $29.99

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Volume Three
Issue Date:April 2015
ISBN: 978-1631402319
Cover Price:$29.99

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Volume Four
Issue Date:December 2015
ISBN: 978-1631404498
Cover Price:$29.99

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Volume Five
Issue Date: June 2016
ISBN: 978-1631405983
Cover Price: $29.99

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Reprint Editions - STAR TREK: The Key Collection

   In 2004, Checker Book Publishing Group obtained the license to reprint the Gold Key STAR TREK comics in volumes under the name Star Trek: The Key Collection. While plans were to publish all 61 issues in seven volumes, only the first five volumes were to see the light of day. These are shown and described below.

Note that these new reprint editions do not contain the new material that was created especially for the 1976-77 Enterprise Log reprint editions such as the Psycho-Files or Scotty's Diary.

Volume One
Issue Date: June 2004
ISBN: 0-9741664-4-8
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Two
Issue Date: September 2004
ISBN: 0-9710249-8-7
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Three
Issue Date: Winter 2004
ISBN: 0-9753808-5-0
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Four
Issue Date: September 2005
ISBN: 1933160128
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Five
Issue Date: December 2005
ISBN: 1933160136
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Six
Issue Date: Never Published
ISBN: 1933160144
Cover Price: $22.95

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Volume Seven
Issue Date: Never Published
ISBN: 1933160748
Cover Price: $22.95

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Reprint Editions - The Enterprise Logs

   In the mid-1970s, Golden Press, a division of Western Publishing which owned Gold Key comics, reprinted several of the STAR TREK comics in four volumes from 1976 to 1977. The four volumes are shown below and detailed information about each is given. These four books are still an affordable way for one to read 35 of the Gold Key STAR TREK comic stories. There is a page within this site which gives details about the Psycho-Files which were some new material included in volumes one and three of the Enterprise Log reprints.

Volume One
Issue Date: August 1976
ISBN: 0-307-11185-73
Cover Price: $1.95

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Volume Two
Issue Date: Fall 1976
ISBN: 0-307-11187-3
Cover Price: $1.95

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Volume Three
Issue Date: 1977
ISBN: 0-307-11188-1
Cover Price: $1.95

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Volume Four
Issue Date: Winter 1977
ISBN: 0-307-11189-X
Cover Price: $1.95

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[Note: Issues 29, 35 and 37 were skipped in this edition because they themselves were reprints of issues 1, 4 and 5, respectively.]




Mini Comics - Dan Curtis Reprints

    In 1974, Western Publishing Co. produced a set of 9 different 6" x 3", 22-page color miniature comics. They were intended to be sold with bubble gum, like baseball cards, but never used. Each comic reprinted a story from classic GOLD KEY comics. The set was listed as DAN CURTIS REPRINTS in the Giveaway Comics Section of Overstreet Comic Guide. Listed below are the nine mini comics along with the issue number and story titles. The first two comics link to the individual story pages within this Gold Key STAR TREK site, while the last seven link to cover images.



Whitman Dynabrite Reprints

    In 1978 - 1979, Whitman Publishing Co. produced a series of about 16 different comic reprints which were 10" x 7-1/8" with cardboard covers with blank inside covers. Two of these reprinted STAR TREK stories and these are described and depicted below.

Dynabrite #11357
Issue Date:1978
Cover Price: 69 cents

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Dynabrite #11358
Issue Date:1978
Cover Price: 69 cents

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One can usually find copies of the reprint volumes of
STAR TREK comics for auction at Ebay, the online auction house. The link below leads to
an eBay search for these volumes:

eBay search

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