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Starships Collection updates: Titan passes 5000, latest previews, possible book, and more!

Lots of updates from Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection below. But first the news I've been waiting for, for a little over a year: The petition to get the USS Titan in the collection has now passed over the five-thousand...Show More Summary

Trek-wear: New skirts, scarves, hats, sportswear, bathrobes, and novelty T-shirts

Got your wardrobe ready for the winter? Well don't forget to add some Star Trek flare, with some of the latest releases - Although you might need to layer up (or enjoy summer in the southern hemisphere), as a lot of what's new is T-shirts!...Show More Summary

This Month: September 2015 Star Trek Releases

September passed with another hoard of Star Trek stuff to keep us entertained, and it was an especially big month for our bookshelves, with lots of prose, comics, and non-fiction books ready to fill them! Plus there's the usual assortment of model ships, as well as toys, homewares and more. Show More Summary

Perth Mint's Voyager coins

Perth Mint have released the latest pair of coins in their Star Trek captain and ship series, this forth set features Captain Janeway and the USS Voyager. Like all the other Perth Mint Star Trek coins, these have a face value of one Tuvalu dollar, with both designs featuring the head of Queen Elizabeth II on the reverse. Show More Summary

Deity, Part 2 preview

The latest issue in IDW's nuTrek ongoing comic series, is Deity, Part 2, the final half of the two-part story, and issue forty-nine in the series. Tony Shasteen continues to deliver some spectacular artwork, which you can see below in...Show More Summary

Star Trek non-fiction and novelty books aplenty in 2016

Time to buy some new bookshelves, with the fiftieth anniversary on the horizon, 2016 looks set to be a bumper year of Star Trek non-fiction books! Several new titles have recently been listed by online retailers, offering a diverse range of formats and styles. Show More Summary

The Survival Equation preview

The crew of the USS Enterprise in both realities got new comic releases this week, and the prime-timeline tale came as the eighth issue in John Byrne's New Visions photo-comics, The Survival Equation. As you might have guessed from the...Show More Summary

The Spectrum War #3 preview, and other nuTrek comics updates

Out this week is issue three in the nuTrek/Green Lantern crossover comic series, The Spectrum War, which approaching the middle of the six-part story is starting to pull in more characters from the DC side of the inter-reality event....Show More Summary

Starships Collection updates: Mirror universe, multi-packs, and the First Contact fleet

A few updates from Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection. First up: Posting on Twitter, the collection's manager, Ben Robinson, shared the cover for the forthcoming ISS Enterprise, the mirror universe counterpart of...Show More Summary

This Month: August 2015 Star Trek releases

August's Star Trek releases include the full 2016 calendar range, two books-only Star Trek prose titles, and two crossover comics as well! Continue below for details of all those and much more. Prose Thi s month's new novel was the third in the Seekers series, Long Shot, a new adventure for the USS Sagittarius from David Mack. Show More Summary

Trek decs for home and car

A couple of new Star Trek decorative items to grace yours lives: From ThinkGeek, they've added an extra dimension to their range of decals, with this injection molded USS Enterprise emblem to stick to your car. The embossed-style details...Show More Summary

TNG boots and bags

Some new Trek-wear to add some TNG flare to your life: From ThinkGeek, their latest TNG uniform inspired offerings are fluffy warm slipper boots, available in all three department colours of course. Meanwhile, for trekkies on the go, The Coop have two new cinch bags, with designs featuring Captain Picard, or Data. Show More Summary

Starships Collection updates: New images of Norway class, USS Kelvin, and much more.

Loads of updates from Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection for you today, including lots of new photos of the models, a not-so-official solution for DS9's missing stand, and a new milestone on the USS Titan petition. Show More Summary

Latest Star Trek figures and sculptures

Several of the recent Star Trek action figures and figurines which were first revealed a few weeks ago at the San Diego Comic Con are now starting to appear on maker and retailer websites, and with them come lots of new images to help us check out all the new designs. Show More Summary

20 ships I want to see in two more years of the Starships Collection

Today marks the second anniversary of the publication of the first issue of Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection. With over fifty issues already out, and the series due to continue until at least a ninetieth issueShow More Summary

IDW's November Star Trek comics

IDW have released their solicitations for November, which include three new Star Trek comics, plus a new omnibus book. Continue below to check them all out:Star Trek (nuTrek ongoing) #51Written by Mike Johnson, with art by Tony Shasteen.The...Show More Summary

Star Trek Costumes preview pages

Due out in October is Star Trek: Costumes, a new in-depth and richly illustrated guide to five decades of costume design from the series, written by Star Trek behind-the-scenes books powerhouse Paula Block and Terry Erdmann.The bookShow More Summary

TNG: Warped covers

The covers for the TNG parody book, Star Trek: The Next Generation - Warped: An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season, have been revealed. Due out in October, the book will detail the secret eighth season of TNG, as previously reported in shorter form by the author Mike McMahan on the TNG_S8 Twitter account. Show More Summary

Latest Attack Wing waves, and other updates from Wizkids

Two more waves in the ever-expanding Star Trek: Attack Wing miniatures game have been revealed, thanks to listings on Ikon Collectables. The twenty-third and twenty-fourth waves, each featuring three individual starship expansions, are...Show More Summary

Books bits: 2016 novel schedule fills out

Last weekend the annual Shore Leave convention occurred in Maryland. As has become the tradition, Star Trek book writers flocked there and revealed details of many forthcoming titles, including several new book announcements, and details of some of the ones we already knew about. Show More Summary

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