Cover code: 10210-111
Script: Credit from interview with Len Wein (2002-12-06) via Rodrigo Baeza (Per Sandell ed.). Divided into Part I and Part II. First Gold Key comic story to properly format Stardates, though interior views of the Enterprise and uniforms still do not match the TV series. After several issues of being depicted as a blond man, Scotty now resembles actor James Doohan.