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New images of Anovos' phasers

After having recently previewed them at the San Diego Comic Con, Anovos have now released a load of images, via StarTrek.com, of their forthcoming range of Star Trek phaser props. Continue below to check them all out:First up is theShow More Summary

Star Trek Beyond: New alien, new actor, and more

Last week Omaze launched a fund-raising campaign tied to the production of Star Trek Beyond, which will see one person who donates win a walk-on role in the film, and six others getting a chance to visit the sets and meet the cast and crew. Show More Summary

The Tholian Webs, part 2 preview

This week's new Star Trek comic release is issue forty-seven in the nuTrek ongoing comic series, the second half of The Tholian Webs. Written by Mike Johnson, with art by Rachael Stott, the story begins with the Enterprise in pieces, and ensnared in the titular webs. Show More Summary

ThinkGeek keeps us in uniform at all times

ThinkGeek, ever keen to maintain the standard of dress for Starfleet officers in the 24th century, have already offered us socks, ties, T-shirts, hoodies, dresses, pajamas, and even baby-clothes, all inspired by the TNG uniform. NowShow More Summary

Starships Collection's Saber, Romulan Bird of Prey, Tactical Cube, and USS Kelvin

Three more issues of The Official Starships Collection have been solicited, giving us three new images of issues fifty-seven to fifty-nine: The Saber class, 23rd century Romulan Bird of Prey, and Borg Tactical Cube. Continue below to check them out, plus some new images of the USS Kelvin model. Show More Summary

IDW's October Star Trek comics

IDW have announced their October releases, which include two new Star Trek comics, plus their latest omnibus book. Continue below for all the details: Star Trek (ongoing) #50 - 5 Year Mission: TBA, Part 1Written by Mike Johnson, with...Show More Summary

Anovos' Star Trek phaser replicas

Anovos, makers of high end costume replicas have revealed plans for a new range of Star Trek prop replicas, starting with no less than five different phasers! A few of these were on display for the first time at the San Diego Comic Con over the weekend. Show More Summary

Her Universe's new Star Trek costume pieces

At the past weekend's San Diego Comic Con Her Universe launched two new items of clothing in their Star Trek range, and included Star Trek themed design in their fashion show. Continue below for all the details.Several new designs from...Show More Summary

Omazing opportunity to be in Star Trek Beyond

Fund-raising platform Omaze has launched a new tie-in with Star Trek Beyond, to win a walk-on role in the film, while raising funds for several different charities.By making a donation to the fund-raising pool you get entries into the prize draw, from which one person will win the walk-on roll. Show More Summary

Bif Bang Pow's latest bobble heads and more

Bif Bang Pow revealed several new Star Trek toys in displays at the San Diego Comic Con, including new characters in their ever expanding range of Star Trek bobble heads. Following on from the range of TNG characters that built a bridge, there will be two characters to populate Ten Forward, the unlikely pairing of Q and Guinan. Show More Summary

Michael Giacchino to score Star Trek Beyond

Michael Giacchino under Starfleet guard at SDCC (via Instagram) With all the changes in the nuTrek creative team going into the production of Star Trek Beyond, one wondered if one of the most distinctive and successful aspects of the films, the brilliant music of Michael Giacchino, might also have been switched out for someone new. Show More Summary

Captain Kirk bookend

Icon Heroes, makers of Star Trek stationary and office products, have revealed their latest creation, the Captain Kirk bookend, which features the TV-era Kirk in his command chair. Figures.com captured these images of the new bookend,...Show More Summary

Uglydoll Star Treking at Comic Con

Uglydoll had an impressive and mostly Star Trek themed display at the San Diego Comic Con this weekend, including all their current Star Trek Uglydolls, the new Comic Con exclusive Klingon and redshirt, and massive eye-catching graphics from Fathead. Show More Summary

Moebius Kirk and Spock action figures

At the San Diego Comic Con Moebius Models had on display what they promise to be the first in a series of new TOS action figures. The first two, as ever, are Kirk and Spock, featuring poseable bodies, fabric uniforms, an assortment of alternate hands, and props. Show More Summary

Elusive Salvation blurb and other books bits

Coming next May is Elusive Salvation, Dayton Ward's follow-up to the brilliant aliens-on-Earth novel, From History's Shadow. Simon and Schuster have now updated their digital catalogue with the first blurb for this book, giving details...Show More Summary

Starships Collection's USS Kelvin, SS Botany Bay and other updates

It's a double event week for Eaglemoss' The Official Starships Collection; not only are new models on display at the San Diego Comic Con, but the fiftieth issue in the series, the original USS Enterprise, also made its debut in the UK. Show More Summary

QMx's artisan replica USS Enterprise

At the San Diego Comic Con, QMx have unveiled the latest addition to their artisan replica range of high quality model starships, a 1:350 scale USS Enterprise. You might see this as a somewhat enhanced replica, as QMx have added some...Show More Summary

Femme Fatale Troi and other Trek from DST's Comic Con display

Diamond Select Toys had plenty of Trek stuff to show off in their booth at this weekend's San Diego Comic Con, but there's just one entirely new reveal, which is their second Star Trek Femme Fatale statue. Joining the existing provocatively...Show More Summary

IDW's new Starfleet Academy series, and 50th issue plans

Star Trek comics publisher IDW have announced a couple of new nuTrek stories coming later in the year, exploring the Starfleet Academy and mirror universe. Continue below for the details.One of those stories will come in a brand new miniseries focusing on the nuTrek Starfleet Academy. Show More Summary

Hallmark's 2016 Star Trek Keepsakes previewed

As has become the custom, at the San Diego Comic Con Hallmark have previewed their range of Keepsake ornaments for 2016, including several Star Trek designs. Fortunately StarTrek.com have also relayed that information, including images of most of the new designs. Show More Summary

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