(written from a Production point of view)
Star Trek: The Original Series is a comic book series published by IDW Publishing that began in April 2007. Several mini-series have been released, including one written from the Klingon point of view, set during the three years of Star Trek: The Original Series, four continuations of the Original Series and the Animated Series, telling of later years in the mission, the spin-off "Assignment Earth" television series, and the story of the Klingon-Romulan alliance.
- Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in IDW TOS characters.
- James T. Kirk
- Federation captain of the USS Enterprise.
- First officer of the USS Enterprise.
- Leonard McCoy
- Medical officer of the USS Enterprise.
- Enterprise engineer.
- Enterprise navigator.
- Pavel Chekov
- Enterprise security officer.
- Hikaru Sulu
- Enterprise helmsman.
- Enterprise communications officer.
- Klingons: Blood Will Tell (5 issue mini-series)
- Year Four (6 issue mini-series)
- Year Four: The Enterprise Experiment (5 issue mini-series)
- Assignment: Earth (5 issue mini-series)
- Romulans - The Hollow Crown (2 issue mini-series)
- Crew (5 issue mini-series)
- Mission's End (5 issue mini-series)
- Spock: Reflections (4 issue mini-series – also TNG)
- Romulans: Schism (3 issue mini-series)
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (3 issue mini-series)
- Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor (4 issue mini-series)
- Burden of Knowledge (4 issue mini-series)
- Khan: Ruling in Hell (4 issue mini-series)
- Star Trek: Infestation (2 issue mini-series; crossover with other IDW titles)
- Star Trek - Legion of Super-Heroes (6 issue mini-series; crossover with DC Comics)