Compton was a crewman in James T. Kirk's starship crew. He might have one day ascended to the rank of petty officer fourth class if he hadn't been wearing a red shirt on one fateful Tuesday...
Compton decided to side with Queen Deela after being imprisoned by her for several weeks, and fought with Kirk at her command.
Outraged, Kirk punched Compton until Compton was dead. After that, it was noted that his crew was "straight outta Compton" by several individuals, including the mirror Spock.
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