Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness will run for four issues and set the scene for JJ Abrams's blockbuster sequel.
Roberto Orci - a writer and producer on the movie - will write the series with Mike Johnson, while David Messina will provide artwork.
IDW Publishing has released numerous Star Trek titles in recent years, including the movie prequel Star Trek Countdown in 2009.
Cover artwork for the first issue featuring Captain Kirk has debuted over on Bleeding Cool ahead of the release of the first issue in January 2013.
Star Trek into Darkness will be released worldwide on May 17, 2013.