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Vulcan Travel Guide cover and preview

Coming in July is the Hidden Universe Travel Guide: Vulcan, a handy guide to visiting the home of our pointy-eared friends. A really nice temp cover was released for this some time ago, but now publishers Insight Editions have revealed...Show More Summary

Eaglemoss launches Star Trek comics collection

Eaglemoss, publishers of Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection, are moving into another area of the Star Trek universe with the launch of Star Trek: The Graphic Novel Collection. The fortnightly series will deliver a hardcover editions of comics drawn from the entire fifty year history of Star Trek comic publishing. Show More Summary

The Star Trek Book preview

Due out in June from Dorling Kindersley is The Star Trek Book, an illustration and infographic packed guide to everything Star Trek, including all the prime series and the first two nuTrek movies.The book follows the format of their Big Ideas Simply Explained series, which has entries covering everything from science to Shakespeare. Show More Summary

2016 Strange New World winners announced

Cover of the first Strange New Worlds For ten years, starting in 1998, Simon and Schuster ran an annual Star Trek writing competition, giving an opportunity for fans to get their Star Trek stories published in an anthology book. After...Show More Summary

Manifest Destiny #1 preview

Starting this week is a new four-part biweekly nuTrek comic miniseries, Manifest Destiny. Taking the slot that might otherwise be given to a movie prequel series (there isn't one for Beyond), this series brings us a new Klingon nemesis for Kirk and crew, Commander Sho'tokh. Show More Summary

Starfleet Academy #5 preview

Out this week is the final issue in IDW's nuTrek Starfleet Academy series, which with a time travelling twist brings the five-part series to a satisfying conclusion. I hope not forever though, as I rather like this little cadet crewShow More Summary

Starships Collection issues 77-83 announced, and other updates

Lots of updates from Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection for you today, including lots of new images of forthcoming models. First up, newly announced by, is the line-up for issues seventy-seven through...Show More Summary

IDW's June Star Trek comics, and other updates

IDW have announced their June solicitations, which include four Star Trek titles, but only one entirely new comic. The rest of the releases are nuTrek omnibus books, which will arrive just in time to get you in the mood for the release of Star Trek Beyond the following month. Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond round-up: Aliens, new release format, posters and promo

As we draw ever closer to the July release of Star Trek Beyond things seem weirdly quiet, with no sighting of (wide release) posters, and no footage since the first teaser trailer last year. According to Collider, Paramount are waiting...Show More Summary

Latest nuTrek, TOS, and TNG home video releases

CBS and Paramount make sure to regularly reissue all the Star Trek titles on various home video formats so we can always get a-hold of them, and in this 50th anniversary year I'm sure we can expect even more reissues than normal! The...Show More Summary

Legacy of Spock, part 2 preview

Out this week is issue fifty-six of the Star Trek ongoing comic series, which is the second instalment of the four-issue story, Legacy of Spock. The story set not long after the first nuTrek movie continues to follow Spock, on an adventures...Show More Summary

Original USS Enterprise survives another tribble invasion

In one of the most ill-advised celebrations of Star Trek's fiftieth anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution recklessly risked ecological catastrophe a few days ago, by launching a tribble breeding program! Aware of the potential for...Show More Summary

ThinkGeek's starship noise machine!

ThinkGeek have revealed their latest innovative Star Trek product, the "Star Trek White Noise Sleep Machine". The machine is essentially a speaker with a snazzy alarm clock built in, featuring the ambient noises of all your favourite starships. Show More Summary

50 Artists 50 Years art revealed have launched a micro-site to highlight the artwork to be featured in the forthcoming 50 Artists 50 Years art exhibition. Commissioned to mark Star Trek's 50th anniversary, the touring exhibition will feature a wide variety...Show More Summary

Live by the Code preview

Out now is Live by the Code, a new Enterprise novel by Christopher L. Bennett. This is the fourth book in Bennett's Rise of the Federation series, which depicts the continuing adventures of the Enterprise crew in the early days of the...Show More Summary

Star Trek The Animated Series coming to bluray, plus new 4K Ultra HD movie releases

At long last Star Trek: The Animated Series is coming to bluray! The second ever Star Trek TV series is relatively easy series to bring up the HD standards, in comparison to the only other series Trek series still awaiting bluray treatment,...Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond and Ultimate Voyage soundtracks

Good news Star Trek music fans, you can already pre-order the soundtrack for Star Trek Beyond! As we already knew, Michael Giacchino will be returning to compose his third Star Trek score, which Amazon are expecting to arrive on CD from...Show More Summary

Kubros Spock figurine and other Mega Bloks updates

As you may know, this year Mega Bloks will be returning to the world of Star Trek (more than a decade after their previous single release, a model of the USS Enterprise-D). They have already announced a range of TOS construction sets,...Show More Summary

Starfleet Academy #4 preview

Out this week is the penultimate issue in IDW's Starfleet Academy series. As the series races towards the conclusions of the two sets of cadet's stories, and the end of the Centennial Competition, there is a twist I certainly didn't see coming, which makes me eager to read the final issue. Show More Summary

Eaglemoss' Aeroshuttle, Federation fighter, Breen, and more

Lots of Eaglemoss updates today, including new images of The Official Starships Collection's Federation Fighter, Breen warship, Enterprise NX-01 refit, and more.First up, the first look at Voyager's Aeroshuttle, care of the series manager Ben Robinson. Show More Summary

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