The Planet of No Life was a comic book story published by Gold Key Comics in 1978. In this story, the USS Enterprise visits colonists struggling to survive on an irradiated planet in the year 2268.

Publisher's descriptionEdit

Cover blurb:
Kirk must die for the Evictors to survive!


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BirDvorInodukuJinzJames T. KirkLeonard McCoyRavaMontgomery ScottSpockNyota UhuraZotar
Referenced only 
Jinz (admiral)

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Enterprise (Constitution-class) • Nrakan shipSanoora world shiphovercraft


NrakaNew Sanoora
Referenced only 
Transport Station 19-B

Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

Sanoora BuildersSanoora ReturnersSanoora Supreme CouncilStarfleet high command

Science and technologyEdit

amino acidanti-radiation formulacarrier beamcellchannelchemilyzerdomeelementlasermissilemossproteinradiation poisoningradioactivityspecialist ratingplanetary development rating 9host planet rating 10scansectorstandard orbit

Ranks and titlesEdit

generallieutenantminority leadersupreme councilor

Other referencesEdit

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  • 500,000 years ago – Sanoora evacuated the planet Nraka in a fleet of Sanoora world ships to avoid deadly radiation from a rogue star, leaving some people behind
  • 10,000 years ago – first recorded history of Nrakan civilization
  • 2266 – The Enterprise previously encountered the Sanoora at Nraka



previous comic:
#49: A Warp in Space
Star Trek: The Original Series
(Gold Key)
next comic:
#51: Destination Annihilation


  • A four-page flashback recounts the events of TOS comic: "The Evictors".
  • Inoduku, Dvor, Rava, and Zotar are recurring characters who previously appeared in The Evictors.
  • The cover depicted minority leader Bir's political opinion that Kirk should die, but the scene as shown did not actually happen in the story.

Related storiesEdit

  • TOS comic: "The Evictors" – Prequel to this story, with Sanoora attempting to reclaim Nraka and expel its current inhabitants.


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