"Behemoth, Part 1" was the 41st issue of IDW Publishing's 2011 ongoing series of Star Trek comics, written by Mike Johnson. This is the first part of the Behemoth story arc, illustrated by Cat Staggs.


Previously in Star Trek 
Following their encounter with the extradimensional entity known as "Q", Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise continue their five-year mission into unexplored space. Far from the Federation, the ship is now on its own, as it encounters unprecedented dangers…



0718Pavel ChekovIrina GalliulinThe HunterJames T. KirkCarol MarcusLeonard McCoyMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota UhuraZahraUSS Enterprise personnel
Referenced only 

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser)


the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrant
Referenced only 
Earth (Sol star system, sector 001, Alpha Quadrant) • LondonRussiaSan Francisco

Shipboard locationsEdit

bridgeobservation deck

Races and culturesEdit

BehemothHumanThe Hunter's speciesVulcan

States and organizationsEdit

Starfleet (command divisionoperations divisionsciences division) • Starfleet AcademyUnited Federation of Planets

Ranks and titlesEdit

captainchief engineerchief medical officercommandercommanding officercommunications officerdoctorengineerfirst officerhelmsmanlieutenantlieutenant commanderofficerscience officersecond officerweapons officerweapons specialist

Other referencesEdit

alienalternate realityantimatteratmosphereclothingcommunicationsdilithiumdistress callenergyevolutionhumanoidlifeformmattermemory-sharemusicphaserphaser (alternate reality)plasmaraces and culturesranksciencesensorspaceStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (alternate reality)star chartstar systemstarshiptechnologytimetitletranslation algorithmuniformuniverseweaponwarp corexenobiology


prior to the year 2262 (Kelvin timeline
Enterprise encounters Q. (The Q Gambit)



Cover GalleryEdit


Stories set in the Kelvin timeline
comics When Worlds Collide: Spock Confronts the Ultimate ChallengeNero (1234) • Starfleet Academy (12345) • Star Trek Movie Adaptation (123456) • IDW Star Trek: Volume 1 (1st story arc: 1, 2The Galileo Seven: 1, 2) • Volume 2 (Operation: Annihilate: 1, 2Vulcan's Vengeance: 1, 2) • Volume 3 (The Return of the Archons: 1, 2The Truth About Tribbles: 1, 2) • Volume 4 (1314Mirrored: 1, 2) • Volume 5 (17181920) • Countdown to Darkness (1234) • Volume 6 (After Darkness: 1, 2, 324) • Volume 7: The Khitomer Conflict (1234) • Khan (12345) • Volume 8 (Parallel Lives: 1, 2I, Enterprise!: 1, 2Lost Apollo: 1, 2) • Volume 9: The Q Gambit (123456) • Volume 10 (Behemoth: 1, 2Eurydice: 1, 2, 3Volume 11 (The Tholian Webs: 1, 2Deity: 12Flesh & Stone) • The Spectrum War (123456) • Live Evil (123) • Reunion (12) • Legacy of Spock (1234) • Connection (12) • Manifest Destiny (1234) • Stranger Worlds (123456) • Boldly Go: Volume 1 (123456) • Volume 2 (789101112) • Volume 3: IDIC (123456)
novels Star TrekStarfleet Academy (The Delta AnomalyThe EdgeThe Gemini AgentThe Assassination Game) • Into Darkness
video games Delta Vega: Meltdown on the Ice PlanetAcademy TrainerCadet Training FacilityD-A-CRace to DestinyThe Mobile GameStar TrekRivals
board games Expeditions live-action shorts Transporter CommercialBrilliant Enterprise CommercialCollision insurance commercialBold Explorers
websites Starfleet ShipyardDossiersExperience The Enterprise apps Star Trek App
prequels in original timeline Countdown (1234)
previous comic:
#40: The Q Gambit, Part 6
The Q Gambit
The Original Series (IDW series) next comic:
#42: Behemoth, Part 2

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