CBS’s Star Trek: Picard is getting a prequel novel and comic series

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CBS is bringing back Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Picard sometime next year on its streaming platform All Access. Before it debuts, fans will be able to see what the character has been up to in a new comic series and novel, says StarTrek.com.

The company announced that IDW Publishing will release a three-issue comic series called Star Trek: Picard — Countdown, which will be written by Mike Johnson and Kirsten Beyer, who is a supervising producer on the TV show. The series will be about a mission that changes Picard’s life. In February, Simon & Schuster will release a prequel novel called Star Trek: The Last Best Hope, which will lead directly into the show and introduce a number of new characters in it. That book will be written by Una…

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