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Salute Nimoy

As I am sure you must now be aware, earlier today, the sad news came of the death of Leonard Nimoy. Perhaps not unexpected, given reports of ill health earlier this week, and a respectable age of eight-three, it was no less shockingShow More Summary

Behemoth, part two preview

Out this week is issue forty-two of the nuTrek ongoing comic series, the second half of a two-part story, Behemoth. Just two weeks after the publication of the first part of the story, this issues brings the series back into sync with...Show More Summary

Starships Collection previews: Enterpirse-C, Negh'Var, Intrepid, D4, and more

Several models in the The Official Starships Collection have been previewed recently, plus there are hints of more to come. Continue below to check out all the latest from the series:The latest issues to be officially solicited are the...Show More Summary

Books bits: Armageddon, Wit, and more

There have been several new covers for forthcoming Star Trek books released recently, plus some other bits of books news, which you'll find below.First up an exciting new cover for Dayton Ward's TNG novel, Armageddon's Arrow. The cover...Show More Summary

Latest Star Trek DVD and bluray releases

There are several new Star Trek home video releases out now or coming soon. Continue below for details on them all.The mot genuinely "new" release is compilation of TOS episodes on DVD, Captain Kirk's Boldest Missions, which is due out next month. Show More Summary

IDW Star Trek comics for May

IDW have released their solicitations for May, which include two new Star Trek stories, which oddly will find bother timeline's versions of Kirk and company on missions in the Delta Quadrant! Continue below for all the details.New Visions...Show More Summary

New Star Trek action figures from QMx, Funko, and Bif Bang Pow

At the Toy Fair over the weekend several companies were showing off new Star Trek action figures, continue below to check out the latest TNG, TOS, and The Big Bang Theory crossover releases.The most impressive of the newly revealed characters...Show More Summary

New from DST: NX-01, Romulan Bird of Prey, and TNG phaser!

At the Toy Fair over the weekend Diamond Select Toys revealed several new releases in their Star Trek range.Two ships will be coming to their electronic starship model collection. There will be an entirely new TOS Romulan Bird of Prey. Show More Summary

Star Trek Continues, continues

Have you discovered Star Trek Continues yet? The fan made series expertly reproduces the qualities of The Original Series, with remarkably fidelity not just to sets and costume, but lighting and style. It also follows the best of Trek...Show More Summary

Ship bits: Attack Wing ships, DST sounds, bobbling, and cutaway!

Lots of model ship updates for you here, including gaming miniatures, bobble-ships, model kits, and more! First up, Wizkids have announced two more waves of releases in their Attack Wing miniature game. Wave seventeen will be coming in August, and includes the USS Thunderchild, IKS T'Ong, and IRW Vrax. Show More Summary

Star Trek construction toys on the way from Mega Bloks

Mega Bloks, Mattel's Lego-compatable construction toy range, is to launch a new range of Star Trek toys next year. That will mark a return of Star Trek to Mega Bloks, more than a decade since they last produced a single set, the USS Enterprise-D (pictured). Show More Summary

Star Trek ReAction figures

Funko have revealed the first Star Trek action figures in their retro-style ReAction range. Modeled on the classic Kenner three-and-three-quater inch action figures, the ReAction figures feature five points of articulation and an accessories,...Show More Summary

This Month: February 2015 Star Trek releases

Ships, uniforms, coins, and new prose and comic adventures from across the timelines are filling this months' releases. Continue below for the full line-up. Books This month's novel is the second Star Trek story from John Jackson Miller, and his first novel for the franchise. Show More Summary

ThinkGeek are desigining their own uniforms now

Those ever creative people at ThinkGeek seem to have decided there just aren't enough uniforms to choose from in the Star Trek universe, so for their latest Starfleet uniform inspired creation they've gone and invented a whole new one! Introducing the TNG era Starfleet Tactical, hoodie. Show More Summary

Lit-verse Reading Order Flowchart, now even more Almighty!

Good news everyone! Thrawn and I have been busy working on a new update for the ever-so-useful, good-lord-it's-so-complicated-where-do-I-begin? Almighty Star Trek Litverse Reading Order Flow Chart! Which is now on version four, and my how it has grown over the last three years since Thrawn organically dreamt it up. Show More Summary

Behemoth, part one preview

Out this week is issue forty-one of the nuTrek ongoing comic series, part one of a two-part story, Behemoth. Continue below for a five page preview from the issue, and a look behind the scenes, with some concept art for the new aliens featured. Show More Summary

New Visions updates: Gary Seven, Pike, Gold Key and more!

The next issue of John Byrne's New Visions photo-comic is due out next month, be he's already got stories and plans for issues that will take the bimonthly(ish) series well into next year. As ever Byrne has been posting regular updates...Show More Summary

Star Trek coin series

The Perth Mint in Australia has announced they will be producing a new series of Star Trek coins. Five pairs of coins will be released, each featuring a captain and ship, starting with Captain Kirk and USS Enterprise coins this month. Show More Summary

Starships Collection issues 56-60, and more

The ships that will be released as issues fifty-six to sixty in Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection have been revealed on the new Hero Collector website. It seems the TOS TV era is finally getting some love, with two ships in this run, alongside vessels from the 24th and 29th centuries. Show More Summary

Moby Dick in space, Tholians, and more nuTrek comics news

Ahead of the release of Behemoth, part one, next week, the first story in the new 5 Year Mission era of the nuTrek ongoing series, the creative team have been busy spreading the word about what we have to look forward to. HighlightsShow More Summary

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