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Archived Since:April 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Starship Collection's Delta Flyer and Romulan drone

Two more issues of The Official Starships Collection have now been solicited, and StarTrek.com and Entertainment Earth have most new images of the models coming in issues thirty-eight and thirty-nine, the Delta Flyer and Romulan drone. Show More Summary

New apparel from Bioworld

Makers of Star Trek apparel, Bioworld, have released several new items. Which you can check out below:First up, there's a TOS Starfleet delta ring, which also used the Gold Key Star trek title on the side: The Starfleet deltas also feature...Show More Summary

Star Trek UglyDolls revealed

A few months ago Pretty Ugly revealed they would be releasing a range of Star Trek themed UglyDoll products, and now Urban Collector has posted the first look at those new Star Trek styled characters. Coming in January are two ranges...Show More Summary

Latest figures: Worf and his wobbling friends

Diamond Select Toys' fourth Star Trek Select action figure, Worf, who was recently previewed at the New York Comic Con, is now available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth, who anticipate he will be arriving in April. The description...Show More Summary

8of5's Material Continuum

I quite often get messages from both readers and companies telling me about the latest offers on Star Trek stuff. However I rarely post about such things here because I'm not interested in The Trek Collective becoming some sort of Star...Show More Summary

IDW's January releases, and other Star Trek comics news

IDW have announced their solicitations for January, which include three Star Trek titles: The start of a new 5 Year Mission series in the nuTrek ongoing comics, the second issue of the Planet of the Apes crossover, and the omnibus of City on the Edge of Forever. Show More Summary

New Star Trek linens range

Trevco have a launched a big new rage of Star Trek linens, including multiple TOS designs available as either: 60 x 36 inch throws 16 x 16 inch cushions 60 x 36 inch fleece blankets 28 x 20 inch pillow cases (double or single sided designs)...Show More Summary

TNG season 7 bluray details

CBS have released full details of what will be on the final set of TNG bluray releases. Season seven, and the stand-alone release of All Good Thing... are due out in December. Here's CBS's summary of the season seven box set: STAR TREK:...Show More Summary

New Cross Cult covers: The Fall, COE, and more

It's been a while since I posted any updates from German Star Trek books publisher Cross Cult, and since my last post their cover artist, Martin Frei, has been busy generating new artwork for many of their forthcoming releases. The most recently revealed new artwork (on their Star Trek books Facebook page) is for two books in The Fall series. Show More Summary

Star Trek Online: Delta Rising

The latest expansion for Star Trek Online has been launched. Delta Rising takes us back to the Delta Quadrant, with lots of familiar faces, and follow-ups to the events of Voyager. STO have even made a homage to the Voyager title sequence...Show More Summary

Book bits: Updated Missing cover, and new excerpt

A couple of book updates: First up, Doug Drexler posted (on Facebook) an updated version of his cover for Una McCormack's new DS9 novel, The Missing. This has apparently been sent to Doug after the team at Pocket Books made some corrections...Show More Summary

Her Universe is charming

Her Universe have added two Star Trek themed charm beads to their range, one featuring a Starfleet insignia, and one featuring a live long and prosper hand sign. Both are available exclusively via ThinkGeek. In fact ThinkGeek offer quite a range of geek-themed charm beads, including a TARDIS, T-Rex skull, and Lego(-style) brick.

USS Enterprise shaped puzzle

I do love to see a new USS Enterprise shaped thing, so I was delighted when I spotted a new puzzle amongst the latest releases from Aquarius. Not only is said new puzzle shaped like the Enterprise, but it's also double-sided, with the...Show More Summary

Star Trek Select Worf

At the New York Comic Con over the weekend, DST were showing off their wares, including the first look at the next entry in their Star Trek Select range of action figures, Mr Worf.On display was a prototype, which demonstrated how the...Show More Summary

Star Trek's early CGI

We're all familiar with computer generated imagery these days, and Star Trek has often been a pioneer of the art-form. The videos below are extracts from a 1987 Open University documentary on computer aided design, which used the earliest...Show More Summary

Star Trek Metal Earth model kits

Due out in the coming weeks is the new series of Metal Earth Star Trek model kits from Fascinations. There are four designs in this initial wave, each delivered on two laser etched and cut steel sheets, ready to be assembled into impressively detailed metal models. Show More Summary

RockLove's Star Trek jewellery range

RockLove have revealed their new Star Trek jewellery range, which is available to order via the StarTrek.com shop. Their designs include rings, necklaces, and keychains, based on the USS Enterprise, phasers, and iconic quotes from the...Show More Summary

Book bits: New DS9 and New Frontier novels for 2015

A mini books bits today, with news of two new novels for 2015:David R. George III has two 24th century novels on the way, and on his Facebook page he has now revealed the first of those will be a DS9 novel, titled Sacraments of Fire?. Show More Summary

D. M. Phoenix's Saber class

For the 2015 Ships of the Line calendar, regular contributor D.M. Phoenix gathered a force of Saber class ships. Phoenix has now posted more images of his reimagined Saber class on his website, as well as a bit of back-story on the development of the class. Show More Summary

The Great Borg Bake Off

We all know resistance is futile, when it comes to a cake, and now Seven of Nine, aka Rosanna Pansino, is here to teach us all how to bake an irresistible Borg Cube cake, in the latest video in her Nerdy Nummies series.Pansino even transformed herself into Seven for the occasion. Show More Summary

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