IDW Publishing and CBS Consumer Products have announced a brand-new ongoing comic book series to be based on J.J. Abram’s rebooted Star Trek universe. Teaming with the film’s writer/producer Roberto Orci, the new monthly series will tie into both the 2009 film and the upcoming untitled sequel .

“Movies cost money. Lots and lots of money,” says Orci of the new series, “But comics give us unlimited budgets to take the crew of the Enterprise farther than they’ve ever been. Join us!”

The comic book series will re-adapt episodes of the original television series in the “rebooted” canon, beginning with the series’ second pilot, “Where No Man Has Gone Before”. That episode saw the U.S.S. Enterprise traveling to the edge of the galaxy, exposing two…

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