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New images of Eaglemoss XL Voyager and ring ship Enterprise

A couple of Eaglemoss Starships Collection updates today, starting with a good look at the fifth ship in the XL collection, the USS Voyager.The following images have recently been added to the listings on the US XL subscription site,...Show More Summary

More Discovery pins from FanSets

FanSets have continued their speedy exploration of Discovery with their third wave of character and ship pins already; continue below to check them out. But first, lets check out the last two EpisodePins for a while.For episode eight,...Show More Summary

Bridge Crew at IMAX, 360 trailer, and behind the scenes

Ubisoft have recently announced a special edition of their Star Trek virtual reality video game Bridge Crew for IMAX VR Centres. Continue below for the details of that, plus a fun 360 degree trailer for the game, and a look behind the...Show More Summary

Discovery: Drastic Measures cover and other Discovery fiction updates

The cover for the second Discovery novel, Drastic Measures, has been revealed by StarTrek.com. Written by Dayton Ward, the book, which is due out in February, is set to feature younger versions of Philippa Georgiou and Gabriella Lorca, as they get caught up in the Tarsus IV massacre, ten years before the TV events of Discovery. Show More Summary

Discovery #10: Despite Yourself trailer

CBS have released a trailer for episode ten of Discovery, Despite Yourself, to get us in the mood for the series return, in January! Continue below for a detailed look:So as we know, Discovery is looooost in spaaaaace... All the wreckage apparently has something to offer, as they send a little workbee off to do something in it. Show More Summary

Review: Discovery #8 - Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

I have pretty mixed feelings about Discovery's eighth episode, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum. There's an awful lot going on in this episode, maybe too much... As we return to the more serialised story after two fairly standalone episodes...Show More Summary

Help decide the next Eaglemoss ships, plus high res photos of new and forthcoming Starships Collection releases

Lots of Eaglemoss updates today, including news and images of Discovery ships, and future Eaglemoss publications. But starting with a chance for us to help decide what comes next in The Official Starships Collection. USS Titan and USS...Show More Summary

Discovery 2018 episode details, and Into the Forest I Go images

CBS have announced details of the second block of Discovery episodes, which will complete the first season. The last six episodes will start with episode ten, Despite Yourself, available from the 7th of January, that means the final episode of series one should arrive on the 11th of February. Show More Summary

Danilo's 2018 Star Trek calendars, including glorious Gold Key calendar

UK Star Trek calendar publisher Danilo have got three calendars out this year, featurings TOS, ships, and Discovery. Continue below for previews of them all.Danilo don't publish a TOS calendar every year, but have done some before, and previous releases, like their US counterparts, have generally been pretty familiar TOS photos and screencaps. Show More Summary

Discovery mid-season finale, Into the Forest I Go trailer

We are approaching the final episode in this half (or three fifths) of the season of Discovery, and the trailer for Into the Forest I Go makes it looks like it's going to be an exciting last (for now) episode. Check it out:Spore drive battle especially looks cool. Show More Summary

Anovos' reveals Discovery phaser pistol prop replica

Anovos have revealed their first Star Trek Discovery prop reproduction, a phaser pistol. Like the uniforms they have already announced, the phaser is a highly accurate reproduction of the original prop - In this case with the exact same 3D printed construction as the hero props on the show. Show More Summary

Review: Discovery #7 - Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

Week after week each episode of Discovery just seems to get better. Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad, episode seven, is by far the most standalone in the series so far, and so very very Star Treky. Continue below for my spoilery thoughts...Show More Summary

Behind the scenes of Discovery: Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

The crew from Star Trek: Discovery have had lots to share from the production of the latest episode, Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad, so continue below for lots of behind the scenes goodies from the episode.Let's start with Harry...Show More Summary

QMx's 1:6 scale Khan figure

QMx have revealed the details of the latest release in their 1:6 Star Trek articulated figure range, a Space Seed version of Khan Noonien Singh.Like all the figures in this series, the twelve-ish inch tall figure includes an unnervingly realistic head sculpt, minutely detailed clothing, accessories, hands for various poses, and a display base. Show More Summary

Trailer and stills from Discovery #8: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

The next episode of Discovery is Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum, which from the trailer looks like another great episode to look forward to, and will get us a welcome visit to a planet! This episode is also written by Kirsten Beyer, and with...Show More Summary

Discovery comic covers

The first issue of The Light of Kahless, the first four-part Star Trek: Discovery comic miniseries seems to have been delayed a little, not quite making it's expected October release. But to keep us satisfied why we await its eventual arrival, some of the cover artists for the series have started to reveal their work. Show More Summary

Eaglemoss Discovery model photos, and other Starships Collection updates

Eaglemoss' new Star Trek: Discovery - The Official Starships Collection spinoff series is due to start early next year, and the Eaglemoss online shop has recently been updated with lots of new photos of the first two models in the series, the USS Shenzhou, and USS Discovery. Show More Summary

Review: Discovery #6 - Lethe

Lethe, Discovery's sixth episode, is probably my favourite to date. It feels a little more self contained than previous episodes thanks to the Sarek and Burnham plotline, and that part of the episode adds to the overall Star Trek continuity in a surprisingly impactful way. Show More Summary

Latest Discovery pins from Fansets

Fansets have released a second wave of Star Trek: Discovery pins, including several members of the crew, and a pin of the ship itself. Continue below to check them out, plus the latest Episode Pins.So following the previous release of...Show More Summary

TNG coins from Perth Mint

Perth Mint have released two new Star Trek: The Next Generation coins to mark the series' 30th anniversary. This month the main TNG crew are all presented on a two ounce silver coin - As ever this has a face value in Tuvalu dollars, two dollars for this coin, and Queen Elizabeth II can be found on the other side. Show More Summary

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