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Next movie title confirmed: Star Trek Beyond

In an off-hand close to a blog post discussing social and economic impacts of geek-culture, Simon Pegg, one of the writers of the next Star Trek movie, confirmed the title will be, as rumoured by TrekMovie some weeks ago, Star Trek Beyond.Pegg's...Show More Summary

Complete 2016 Ships of the Line line-up revealed

Last month the covers were released for the 2016 Ships of the Line calendar, but unusually the back cover did not showcase all the images within. Well now that has been amended, as Amazon have now posted a new back cover featuring all...Show More Summary

More new covers! Costumes, TOS and COE.

The avalanche of new book cover continues! And the latest new releases come from a diverse range of forthcoming titles.Insight Editions have plans for several non-fiction Star Trek books, and the first of those will be comprehensive exploration of costume design throughout the history of the franchise, in Paula M. Show More Summary

The Next Generation coins

The Perth Mint in Australia has revealed their second set of Star Trek coins, a TNG pair, featuring Captain Picard and the USS Enterprise-D. These follow the previous TOS coins, and are part of a series of five releases, which will presumably encompass all five of the prime captains and ships. Show More Summary

Starships Collection updates: USS Enterprise, Relativity, and more hints of things to come

Ever since he joined Twitter, The Official Starships Collection's manager, Ben Robinson, has been pouring out hints and images, and generally discussing the series at length with tweeting collectors. Continue below for the latest highlights...Show More Summary

Books covers: Atonement, Ascendance, and posters!

The novel cover reveals are coming a pace at the moment, hot on the heels of the latest Seekers and Titan covers, Pocket Books have released a couple more.Due out in September is Kirsten Beyer's Atonement, the final book in the current trilogy within her Voyager relaunch, continuing on from Protectors and Acts of Contrition. Show More Summary

Resistance preview

There are two new Star Trek comics on the shelves this week, and in fact it's almost three, as one of those is the latest double-length photo-comic in John Byrne's New Visions series. Issue six, Resistance, features a familiar alienShow More Summary

Eurydice, Part 3 preview

There were two new Star Trek comics out this week, one of which was issue forty-four of the nuTrek ongoing series, the third and final part in the Eurydice story.Continue below for a five page from this issue, which picks up directly...Show More Summary

Titan: Sighty Unseen cover

Coming in October is James Swallow's new Titan novel, Sight Unseen, and StarTrek.com have now revealed the cover, featuring artwork by Tobias Richter, showcasing his fantastic Titan model (first seen on the cover of Swallow's last Titan...Show More Summary

Closer look at this year's Star Trek Hallmark Keepsake ornaments

Hallmark have updated their website with listings for their three Star Trek Keepsake ornaments for this year. Their listings include much higher resolution versions of the previously released images of all three designs, plus previews in other media. Show More Summary

Amazing new covers for Seekers, Corps of Engineers, and more.

Behold, two of the most exciting Star Trek book covers ever! The next two books in the Seekers series: Long Shot, by David Mack, and All That's Left, by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore. Both featuring cover art by Rob Caswell, the artist that inspired the book series. Show More Summary

This (last) month: April 2015's Star Trek releases

I've cut this so fine this month that imagine most of you will in fact be reading in May! But none the less, continue below for a round-up of all the Star Trek stuff that made its way into the world in April 2015. Books It's a busy month for comic books, plus the latest novel, and an issue of the Star Trek Magazine. Show More Summary

Beam into your shower, TNG style

Following on from their previous TOS shower curtain set, ThinkGeek have moved onto the 24th century with their new TNG transporter room shower curtain. Which looks like this: The shower curtain is available now. As is the recently released USS Enterprise sushi set, for which ThinkGeek have now released a video to better demonstrate how it works. Check that out after the jump:

Leggings, Hawaiian shirts, and more creative Trekwear from Mighty Fine

Mighty Fine have recently released several new creative forms of Star Trek clothing, including this glorious TOS Hawaiian shirt! Continue below for more TOS and TNG themed releases from Mighty Fine, including leggings, ties, and a sweater!Another...Show More Summary

Romulan Bird of Prey, Worf bust bank, and other DST updates

At the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Diamond Select Toys have revealed their next all new electronic starship toy, the Romulan Bird of Prey - This was first displayed at the Toy Fair earlier in the year, but photography wasn't allowed, so now the rest of the world can see it in all its glory. Show More Summary

Starships Collections' USS Enterprise, Hirogen, D'kyr, and more!

The next two issues of Eaglemoss' Official Starships Collection have now been solicited, and come July, when the series gets to issue fifty, we have a ship I'm sure will get more adoration than most, the one that started this whole Star Trek thing going, the original USS Enterprise. Show More Summary

IDW's July Star Trek comics, with loads of covers!

July is a big month for Star Trek comics, with the new Green Lantern crossover series headlining IDW's solicitations for the month, plus new issues of the nuTrek ongoing and New Visions series. Continue below for details of them all,...Show More Summary

Eurydice, Part 2 preview

Out this week was issue forty-four of the nuTrek ongoing comic series, the middle section of the three-part Eurydice story. Continuing from the previous issue, the Enterprise and crew are stranded far from home (thanks to a continuity glitch that might be either the Delta Quadrant, or the Andromeda galaxy!). Show More Summary

Sacraments of Fire cover

Simon and Schuster have released the cover for David R. George III's next DS9 novel, Sacraments of Fire. The story is set to pick up some of the dangling threads from The Fall, and along with the follow-up, Ascendance, it appears will...Show More Summary

Ships of the Line and other 2016 calendar updates

Universe Publishing have released updated covered and new preview images for some of their 2016 Star Trek calendars. The biggest reveals come from Ships of the Line, with new front and back covers revealing some (but not all) of theShow More Summary

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