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Filed Under:Genres / Sci Fi
Posts on Regator:2019
Posts / Week:6.1
Archived Since:April 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Voodoo Planet, remastered

Due out in October is Gold Key Archives, Volume 2, the second book in IDW's new omnibus collection of the first ever Star Trek comic series. Like the first volume, the pages in this new book feature remastered artwork, with fresh new colours making the Gold Key art shine like it never has before. Show More Summary

Loads of new Starships Collection ships announced

The manager of The Official Starships Collection, Ben Robinson, has had a busy weekend on social media, spilling many a bean on The Collection's Facebook page. Robinson revealed the line-up from issues forty-one through to fifty, plus the next two specials, and even some hints of things further afield. Show More Summary

New Ships of the Line book covers revealed

Due out in October is the new Ships of the Line book, collecting together all the images from over a decade of Ships of the Line calendars, with commentary by Michael Okuda. The book, edited by Margaret Clark and Doug Drexler, features...Show More Summary

Trek-wear: Enterprise-ring, T-shirts, uniforms, and props

New trek stuff to wear! First up, a new licensee was revealed at the Star Trek Las Vegas convention; RockLove will be producing Star Trek jewellery, and previewed a quirky two-part Enterprise ring in a merchandise presentation at the convention. Show More Summary

A closer look at the Starships Collection's Maquis and Valdore

Due out next month (in the UK, with the rest of the world to follow) is the issue twenty-eight of The Official Starships Collection, the Maquis Raider Val Jean. The Collection's Twitter posted a higher res version of the model photo,...Show More Summary

The Q Gambit part 2 preview

Out this week is the second issue of The Q Gambit, the six-part DS9 crossover story in the nuTrek ongoing comic series. After introducing himself in the previous issue, this part sees Q set the Enterprise crew on their 24th century adventure. Show More Summary

Star Trek Online's Delta Quadrant, Xindi, and new uniforms

I've not reported on Star Trek Online in a while, so there are a few cool new things to look at. First up the new news is that Cryptic are doing their own Project Full Circle and taking the Online narrative to the Delta Quadrant, in their next big update, Delta Rising. Show More Summary

Book bits: Section 31 cover and future book updates

Books news! First up, via StarTrek.com, behold the cover of David Mack's follow-up to the Bashir story from The Fall, coming in November, is Section 31: Disavowed: Here's a reminder of the blurb:Amoral, shrouded in secrecy, and answerable...Show More Summary

Ship bits: Galor, Jem'Hadar, Reliant and the Enterprise-E

A few starship updates for you. First up, in the works from Round 2 Models is a new addition to their 1/2500 scale Cadet Series model kit range. The new DS9 themed collection will include the Defiant, Saratoga, and a Galor class. The Round 2 blog posted several photos of their prototype Galor class, which looks impressively detailed. Show More Summary

Seekers art

With Second Nature, the first book in the new Vanguard spin-off series, Seekers, out now, the artist that inspired the whole thing, Rob Caswell, has started to share some of his work on the cover art on his DeviantART gallery. Here are...Show More Summary

Starships Collection updates - Ships coming until 2017!

A little nugget of information emerged about The Official Starships Collection at the Star Trek Las Vegas convention over the weekend. As reported by TrekMovie, at the Star Trek merchandise panel, CBS's John Van Citters revealed theShow More Summary

Star Trek Magazine previews

Due out in October is issue one-hundred-and-seventy-eight (or fifty-one in the US) of the Star Trek Magazine. Things From Another World have added listings for both the standard and Previews exclusive versions of the magazine, including...Show More Summary

Time's Echo preview

Out this week is Time's Echo, the second issue in John Byrne's New Visions photo-comic series. This new double-length comic sees the Enterprise exploring their own future and past after receiving a mysterious message... There's alsoShow More Summary

TNG season 7 and future blurays

Due out later this year is the seventh, and final, season of Star Trek: The Next Generation on bluray. Nerdist recently interviewed Roger Lay Jr., one of the producers of the extra features on the new bluray releases, about what's to come on the final box set. Show More Summary

Comic bits: Q, Pike, and zombies

A few bits of comics news. First up, from Tony Shasteen, the artist for The Q Gambit, the current six-part DS9 crossover story in the nuTrek ongoing series, we have his cover art for the fifth issue in the story (issue thrirty-nine in the series). Show More Summary

Ship bits: QMx Reliant, and lots of other ships news

Lots of model ships news for you, including updates from The Official Starships Collection, Hallmark, Attack Wing, and Round 2 Models.But first, at the San Diego Comic Con QMx revealed the next ship in their high-end artisan replica range, the USS Reliant. Show More Summary

Star Trek attractions updates

There are currently several attractions around the world in development, that are set to include Star Trek rides and exhibitions. Theme parks in Jordan, Spain, and the UK were all announced some time ago, and while news has been limited...Show More Summary

Resistance if futile, ThinkGeek make the Borg cool again

ThinkGeek have brought us some weird and wonderful Star Trek creations over the past few years; everything from the iconic USS Enterprise pizza cutter to tribble slippers. As a Borg fan, they might have just achieved a new high for me...Show More Summary

Ships of the Line competition launched

Ever dreamed your artwork could become a part of the Star Trek universe? Well for thirteen people that could be happening soon, thanks to the Ships of the Line competition, announced at the San Diego Comic Con. CBS are looking for art...Show More Summary

Complete Into Darkness soundtrack available now!

It is now possible to listen to the every minute of music from every single Star Trek movie, as Varèse Sarabande has just released the final soundtrack in the complete Star Trek movie soundtrack collection, the long awaited complete score from Star Trek Into Darkness. Show More Summary

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