Countdown Cover


By Robert Orci; Alex Kurtzman; Mike Johnson

IDW Publishing, Paperback, 9781600104206, 98pp.

Publication Date: March 31, 2009

The countdown to the motion picture event of 2009 begins here, in the exclusive graphic novel prequel to "Star Trek," the upcoming blockbuster film from Paramount Pictures JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman present the origin of Nero, the mysterious Romulan who will ultimately threaten the survival of the entire universe. Don't miss this story that brings "STAR TREK" back to the big screen

About the Author

MIKE JOHNSON is a geologist who has been working for the Geological Survey of South Africa (now the Council for Geoscience) since 1964. With a Ph.D. from Rhodes University, he spent the early part of his career based in Grahamstown doing geological mapping and research in the Eastern Cape and Karoo, but subsequently moved to the head office in Pretoria where he and his wife, Des, still live. He has contributed to various geological maps and official publications of the Council for Geoscience, as well as scientific papers for local and international journals.