Sam is the fourteenth issue of John Byrne's Star Trek: New Visions comic series. It was published on 1 February 2017.


When the crew of the Enterprise is called to facilitate a prisoner transfer, Captain Kirk must face one of the greatest moral challenges of his life, proving the innocence of a confessed killer - Sam, Kirk's own brother, in a thrilling tale courtesy of writer/photoartist John Byrne



Keith FinerGeorge Samuel Kirk, Jr.James T. KirkKolothKoraxJohn KyleMartins (security officer)Leonard McCoyJosé MendezJanice RandMontgomery ScottSpockHikaru SuluNyota Uhura
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Aurelan KirkGeorge Kirk (son)Gregory KirkPeter KirkKlingon EmperorNiven


Starbase 11Earth Colony II
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Cygnus Alpha IVKlingon homeworld

Races and culturesEdit

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Ranks and titlesEdit

CaptainCommanderCommodoreEngineerFirst officerLieutenantYeoman

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • Klingon Battlecruiser

States and organizationsEdit

StarfleetUnited Federation of PlanetsKlingon EmpireKlingon High Command

Technology and weaponsEdit

Klingon disruptormind-sifterphaserscannershieldstransportertricorderwarp drive

Other referencesEdit

T'astian MonkbrigEngineering sectionFederation lawHall of Heroes (Klingon)Ktaka fruitmind meldKlingon SpacemurderOrganian Peace TreatyprisonRaktajinoSaurian brandyScotch whiskyStargramtransporter room


published order
Previous comic:
#13: The Hidden Face
TOS comics Next comic:
#15: The Traveler
chronological order

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