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Closer look at this year's Star Trek Hallmark Keepsake ornaments

Hallmark have updated their website with listings for their three Star Trek Keepsake ornaments for this year. Their listings include much higher resolution versions of the previously released images of all three designs, plus previews in other media. Show More Summary

Amazing new covers for Seekers, Corps of Engineers, and more.

Behold, two of the most exciting Star Trek book covers ever! The next two books in the Seekers series: Long Shot, by David Mack, and All That's Left, by Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore. Both featuring cover art by Rob Caswell, the artist that inspired the book series. Show More Summary

This (last) month: April 2015's Star Trek releases

I've cut this so fine this month that imagine most of you will in fact be reading in May! But none the less, continue below for a round-up of all the Star Trek stuff that made its way into the world in April 2015. Books It's a busy month for comic books, plus the latest novel, and an issue of the Star Trek Magazine. Show More Summary

Beam into your shower, TNG style

Following on from their previous TOS shower curtain set, ThinkGeek have moved onto the 24th century with their new TNG transporter room shower curtain. Which looks like this: The shower curtain is available now. As is the recently released USS Enterprise sushi set, for which ThinkGeek have now released a video to better demonstrate how it works. Check that out after the jump:

Leggings, Hawaiian shirts, and more creative Trekwear from Mighty Fine

Mighty Fine have recently released several new creative forms of Star Trek clothing, including this glorious TOS Hawaiian shirt! Continue below for more TOS and TNG themed releases from Mighty Fine, including leggings, ties, and a sweater!Another...Show More Summary

Romulan Bird of Prey, Worf bust bank, and other DST updates

At the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Diamond Select Toys have revealed their next all new electronic starship toy, the Romulan Bird of Prey - This was first displayed at the Toy Fair earlier in the year, but photography wasn't allowed, so now the rest of the world can see it in all its glory. Show More Summary

Starships Collections' USS Enterprise, Hirogen, D'kyr, and more!

The next two issues of Eaglemoss' Official Starships Collection have now been solicited, and come July, when the series gets to issue fifty, we have a ship I'm sure will get more adoration than most, the one that started this whole Star Trek thing going, the original USS Enterprise. Show More Summary

IDW's July Star Trek comics, with loads of covers!

July is a big month for Star Trek comics, with the new Green Lantern crossover series headlining IDW's solicitations for the month, plus new issues of the nuTrek ongoing and New Visions series. Continue below for details of them all,...Show More Summary

Eurydice, Part 2 preview

Out this week was issue forty-four of the nuTrek ongoing comic series, the middle section of the three-part Eurydice story. Continuing from the previous issue, the Enterprise and crew are stranded far from home (thanks to a continuity glitch that might be either the Delta Quadrant, or the Andromeda galaxy!). Show More Summary

Sacraments of Fire cover

Simon and Schuster have released the cover for David R. George III's next DS9 novel, Sacraments of Fire. The story is set to pick up some of the dangling threads from The Fall, and along with the follow-up, Ascendance, it appears will...Show More Summary

Ships of the Line and other 2016 calendar updates

Universe Publishing have released updated covered and new preview images for some of their 2016 Star Trek calendars. The biggest reveals come from Ships of the Line, with new front and back covers revealing some (but not all) of theShow More Summary

Primate Directive final chapter prevew

Out this week is the final issue in The Primate Directive, the TOS/Planet of the Apes crossover comic series. Continue after the jump for a five page preview. But first, here are all three covers (and the credits page), including a Leonard Nimoy tribute. Show More Summary

Starships Collection issues 61-65 revealed, and more

Eaglemoss' Hero Collector website has a new post revealing five more ships in the line-up for the magazine and model series, The Official Starships Collection. Continue below for the details of those issues, and more news from The Collection. Show More Summary

Star Trek/Green Lantern crossover comic

IDW have announced their latest Star Trek crossover comic series, The Spectrum War, a six-part Green Lantern crossover, which for the first time ever will see the nuTrek crew encountering beings from another universe. Starting in July,...Show More Summary

New Trexels drinking vessels

Icup, makers of novelty kitchenalia, including a number of previous TOS themed releases, have expanded their Star Trek range with some new Trexels releases. The pixelated forms of Kirk and company can now be found on the side of a set...Show More Summary

Family Guy quests for stuff on the Enterprise-D

The USS Enterprise-D is visiting Quahog in a special Star Trek event in the Family Guy mobile game, The Quest For Stuff. The Star Trek event, which continues until the end of April, sees players exploring the Enterprise, and meeting members of the crew. Show More Summary

Star Trek ReAction figures wave 2

Official images of the second wave in Funko's Star Trek ReAction figure range have been released. This second set of four retro Kenner-style three-and-three-quarter inch figures is due out in July, according to Entertainment Earth. We...Show More Summary

Books bits: More details of 50th anniversary trilogy, and New Frontier cover

Following David Mack's recent reveal that he will be working on one book in a TOS trilogy for the 50th anniversary next year, further details have been quick to surface. Mack will be writing the second book in the trilogy, which is now listed on his website as Star Trek Legacies, Book II: Best Defense, with a September release date. Show More Summary

Starfleet Delta coin pouches

The Coop, the new name of the company previously known as Crowded Coop, have revealed a new range of three Starfleet delta shaped TOS themed coin pouches, one for each Starfleet department. According to Entertainment Earth we can expect these to arrive in July

IDW June titles, and other comics news

A few updates from IDW's Star Trek line today, starting with their June solicitations, which includes the start of a new story in the nuTrek ongoing series, and an omnibus. Continue below for full details of those, and more, including...Show More Summary

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