The creative team didn't leave Kirk and co. mopping around on Vulcan but restored them to Star Fleet. Kirk and crew went to - inevitably - the Excelsior whilst Spock, presumably at the behest of the studio, was placed in command of a Vulcan science vessel.
The highlights of this run of issues was a sequel to the memorable TOS episode The Wolf in the Fold (Redjac's back!) and an amusing two-parter with some pretty inept alien antagonists (the sort of premise the latter days of Marvel's STAR WARS run would have some fun with).
- TO BE CONTINUED -