"Khan" Part 5
Star Trek: Khan #5 (IDW)
Written by: Mike Johnson
Story Consultant: Robert Orci
Pencils: David Messina
Inks: Giorgia Sposito
Cover A by: Paul Shipper
Khan's trial comes to an end.
Star Trek: Khan was a 5-issue
mini-series published by IDW.
As Khan brings up information on his cryosleeping followers
on a Section 31 computer on page 4, panel 3, a sub-window
labeled Arrick Robotics is seen, along with the website
www.robotics.com and the term "Arobot controller". These
are all references to modern day company
This issue reveals that Section 31 performed a mind-wipe and
facial reconstruction on Khan before awakening him from his
cryosleep in order to prevent him from
realizing who he really is and thus making him easier to
Page 18, panel 2 shows the Royal
Children's Hospital, previously seen in Into
Darkness. Panel 3 depicts Thomas Harewood visiting
his daughter at the hospital and panel 4 the wreckage of the
Kelvin Archive, both also scenes from the film.
The story ends with Khan sentenced to cryosleep with the
rest of his crew, as he was last seen at the end of Into
As Kirk asks at the end of the issue, was Khan's story of
his past accurate? Or embroidered to make himself the hero
of his own story?
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