"The Q Gambit, Part 4" is the 38th issue of IDW Publishing's 2011 ongoing series of Star Trek comics, written by Mike Johnson. This is the fourth of six parts in The Q Gambit story arc, illustrated by Tony Shasteen.


The mischievous entity Q has transported the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise decades into their future, at a time when the galaxy is torn between the dueling empires of the Dominion and the Klingons. Kirk and his ally Benjamin Sisko find themselves in precarious situation on the Klingon colony of Earth, While Spock and McCoy receive unexpected help from the freedom fighter Kira Nerys...

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Leonard McCoySpockQuarkKira NerysJames T. KirkMontgomery ScottMiles O'BrienKeiko O'BrienElim GarakSkrain DukatOdoQNyota Uhura


the galaxy's Alpha QuadrantBajorSan FranciscoEarthTerok Nor

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Klingon bird-of-prey (bird-of-prey) • Jem'Hadar battleshipUSS Defiant (Defiant-class escort/battleship) • USS Enterprise (Constitution-class cruiser)

Races and culturesEdit

CardassianChangelingFerengiHumanQ ContinuumPah-wraithProphets

States and organizationsEdit

DominionCardassian UnionFederationStarfleet (command divisionoperations divisionsciences division)

Technology and weaponsEdit


Other referencesEdit

Cardassian Guard uniformclothingenergygalaxygovernmenthumanoidlifeformmatternation-stateraces and culturesspaceStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (alternate reality)technologytimeuniformuniverseweaponstardateweapontechnologyReckoning Tablet


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Related storiesEdit


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)
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:
The Q Gambit, Part 3
The Original Series (IDW series) next comic:
The Q Gambit, Part 5

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