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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

The Spectrum War #2 preview

Out this week is the second issue in The Spectrum War, the nuTrek/Green Lantern crossover comic, written by Mike Johnson, with art by Angel Hernandez. This issue has three covers, including the B cover by Darick Robertson, and coloured by Diego Rodriguez, which has not been previewed previously. Show More Summary

TOS DVD boxset reboxed

There's a new release of TOS on DVD on the way, a complete series boxset, with a snazzy new cover design. As StarTrek.com report, the DVDs will feature the remastered versions of all the episodes, plus all the extra features from the most recent previous DVD releases. This new boxset will be out in November.

Book bits: New TNG trilogy, new ebook title, covers, and new formats

I think it's safe to say John Jackson Miller is now firmly established in the Star Trek writers A-team. Following his Titan ebook debut, Absent Enemies, and the fantastic TNG (with Aventine and Titan elements) novel Takedown, he will...Show More Summary

Star Trek Encyclopedia returns in style

Newly announced, and fue out next year is the Star Trek Encyclopedia, the long awaited update to the comprehensive reference guide to Star Trek, the first edition of which came out in 1994. The last update, the third edition, came in...Show More Summary

New Trek Collective Lists site

I've started a new sub-site dedicated to Star Trek lists, including reading lists for books and comics, author bibliographies, lists of different toy, model, and game ranges, lists of things by theme - All sorts of Star Trek lists! You'll...Show More Summary

Deity, Part 1 preview

Out this week is issue forty-eight of the nuTrek ongoing comic series, Deity, Part 1, the first half of a two part story.With a focus on Sulu and Scotty, Mike Johnson has written what is one of the strongest opening issues in the series I can recall in a while. Show More Summary

Retro action figures beaming down

There is a definite retro flavour to the latest Star Trek action figures. New from Funko, and exclusive to Entertainment Earth, the ReAction Figures range of Kenner style three-and-three-quarter inch action figures has its first Star...Show More Summary

Starships Collection's Relativity, Romulan BoP, and ISS Enterprise

One of the best things about Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection is that it quite regularly gives us models of ships which have never been available in physical form before. One of those coming up is the USS Relativity, the 29th century timeship seen in Voyager. Show More Summary

Comic bits: Starfleet Academy, Green Lantern, New Visions, and more!

Got lots of little updates from all IDW's various Star Trek comic titles today, starting with a few hints at what we're going to see in the forthcoming nuTrek Starfleet Academy series. Talking to Flickering Myth, writer, Mike Johnson,...Show More Summary

New Spock and Sisko coins

The Perth Mint have continued their Star Trek coin collection with the release of their third captain and ship set, Sisko and DS9, plus an extra coin featuring Spock.The Spock coin is the latest release, standing somewhat apart from the rest of the series, in not coming with a companion ship coin. Show More Summary

This Month: July 2015 Star Trek releases

It's been a pretty huge month of Star Trek releases, with the return of New Frontier, the beginning of the Green Lantern crossover comic series, the USS Enterprise issue in The Official Starships Collection, and lots and lots more. Continue...Show More Summary

Prosperous printing from ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek have made a funky bit of Star Trek word art in the form of their new "live long and prosper" decal set. The stickers come with two sizes of the same hand deign, for suggested application on car and laptop, or anywhere else you care to stick them. Show More Summary

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