The comic is a prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness and has a story from the writer/producer on the film, Roberto Orci.
The Klingons first appeared in a deleted scene from the 2009 Star Trek movie and have since been seen in the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer (pictured right).
The first issue becomes available next week by Mike Johnson and David Messina described as:
The countdown to the motion picture event of 2013 begins here, in this blockbuster 4-issue prequel mini-series that sets the stage for the upcoming STAR TREK film! Like the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN in 2009, this all-new series leads directly into the next movie, with a story by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci and Mike Johnson (STAR TREK ongoing series), and drawn by the original STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN artist, David Messina! STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS is the can't-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!