Issue #1 is the first published chapter in Volume 2 of the Comics, and begins its story after the episode Shiro's Escape.
Voltron responds to a distress call, and discovers a group of alien settlers on a mining planet under attack by the Galra.
For New York Comic Con 2017, Vol. 2 Issues #1 and #2 were planned to be published for sale at the event in limited quantities with exclusive variant covers that combine to form a larger image. The event was canceled due to a printing error.