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Ships of the Line 2017 covers, and other calendar updates

It's that time of year where with great excitement we get to see what await us in next year's Ships of the Line calendar! This year is TOS focused collection looks like a real winner, topped off with a Doug Drexler's latest massive-collection-of-ships image, which features both as the cover and, in it's full form, one of the interior images. Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond trailer 2, shot by shot

Want to scrutinise every little detail of every shot in the new Star Trek Beyond trailer? Of course you do! Continue below to examine images form every shot (nice big ones taken from a 4K version of the trailer), and animated gifs of...Show More Summary

Second Star Trek Beyond trailer, and poster, released

The second trailer for Star Trek Beyond is online now. Enjoy!The Star Trek Beyond twitter account has also released the glorious poster: Check back later for even more. To keep track of all the latest information on the film, visit my Star Trek Beyond guide page.

Star Trek Beyond round-up: Stills, posters, tweaked release dates, ST4, and more

Tonight the long awaited second trailer for Star Trek Beyond will be released, at a special fan event hosted by Paramount in LA, which also promises to include "exclusive first look at previously unseen footage from Beyond, a Q and A with Lin, cast members and crew, as well as special guest appearances and other surprises". Show More Summary

Manifest Destiny #3 preview

Out this week is the third issue in IDW's four-part biweekly nuTrek event miniseries, Manifest Destiny. Written by Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott, and illustrated by Angel Hernandez, the Klingon attack on the Enterprise continues in brutal fashion. Show More Summary

First teaser for the new Star Trek TV series

CBS have released the first teaser for the new Star Trek television series. It doesn't reveal a lot (the series wont start filming for months still), but does give us a first logo, and a some little teases, with the promise of "New crews, new villains, new heroes, new worlds".Check it out, complete with everyone's favourite music cue. Show More Summary

More Star Trek stamps from around the world

It is truly a great year if you're a Star Trek stamp collector. There have already been numerous releases and announcements for releases this year (see my Star Trek stamps list for full listings), and now the Inter-Governmental Philatelic...Show More Summary

Latest Star Trek movie bluray releases

As previously reported, there is a new and improved bluray release of The Wrath of Khan on the way, and details of which have now been released. Plus all the prime-timeline films have new steelbook releases coming too. Continue below...Show More Summary

IDW's July Star Trek comics

IDW have released their July solicitations, which include one wholly new story, one adaptation, and two omnibus books. Continue below for the details.Star Trek #59: Altered Encounters, Part 1Written by Mike Johnson, with art by TonyShow More Summary

Canadian Star Trek coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has announced a big new range of Star Trek coins, being released over the next several months, to of course help mark the 50th anniversary. Continue below to check out all the designs.The most impressive of the...Show More Summary

Legacy of Spock, part 3 preview

IDW's latest Star Trek comic release is issue fifty-seven of the nuTrek ongoing series, the penultimate chapter in the Legacy of Spock story. This time we get a pleasing flashback to the events of TNG's Unification, while continuingShow More Summary

More 50 Artists 50 Years art revealed, on mugs! Plus other new Trek drink-wear

Hope you're thirsty, as there is quite a variety of new Star Trek drinking vessels and bare-ware around. Continue below for new glasses, bottles, a decanter, and bottle opener. But first, mugs!I pick mugs first because I believe this...Show More Summary

Mega Bloks Klingon D7 and transporter room in the wild

This year Mega Bloks is returning to Star Trek, with a large range of construction toys, including model ships and playsets based on TOS, and figurines in their Kubros range featuring characters from TOS and TNG. The first of the Kubros...Show More Summary

Canada Post's Star Trek stamps collection

Canada Post have revealed no less than nine new Star Trek postage stamps, available now, which they have issued in a bewildering variety of formats ready to appease the most casual letter-sender through to the most die hard stamp-collector. Show More Summary

New Visions: Of Woman Born preview

This week saw the release of the eleventh issue in John Byrne New Visions photo-comic series, Of Woman Born. The story stars Carolyn Palamas in an immediate sequel to Who Mourns for Adonais? The issue also contains a one page secondary...Show More Summary

Manifest Destiny #2 preview

This week saw the release of the second issue in IDW's four-part biweekly nuTrek event miniseries, Manifest Destiny. The Klingon action continues in the issue, and series, written by Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrott, and illustrated by Angel Hernandez.This issue is available in three different covers. Show More Summary

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

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