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New tough or cuddly Trek-wear from ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek have added a couple of Star Trek items to their range, ready to wrap up trekkies, be you tough as nails or soft as kittens (or if you're a bit of both!). Continue below to check them out:The perfect uniform for any Klngon biker...Show More Summary

First look at something from Star Trek Beyond

Director Justin Lin has posted on Twitter to mark the start of production of Star Trek Beyond, and in doing so has given us our first look at something from the film, namely a Starfleet patch from a new style of uniform or space suit. Show More Summary

This Month: June 2015 Star Trek releases

It's been a very mixed month of Star Trek releases, with some sort of representation from every Star Trek era, and an assortment of Star Trek stuff ready to fill bookshelves, model displays, offices, dinning tables and more! Continue...Show More Summary

First blurbs for 2016 Voyager, TOS, and Enterprise novels

Simon and Schuster have started listing details for the first three novels in the 2016 Star Trek novel schedule, including scheduling information, blurbs, and even a new title. These come from Simon and Schuster's digital catalogue,Show More Summary

Car Trek

Those canny people at CBS consumer products have found another corner of our lives ready to fill with Star Trekness. This time Plasticolor are doing the honours, with a new range of Star Trek inspired automotive accessories. No surface inside your car need go un-Treked with all this stuff. Show More Summary

New actor contracts lay the path to nuTrek movie #4

The nuTrek starring actors have reportedly earned themselves notable pay increases as they go into production of the third film in the current series, Star Trek Beyond. Most exciting for fans of the series though, is that the new contracts...Show More Summary

Icon Heroes updates, including Comic Con exclsuvie mouse pad

Another San Diego Comic Con exclusive has been revealed. This one, a die-cut Spock mouse mat, is made by Icon Heroes, and available at the Action Figure Express booth at the convention. Action Figure Express have a pre-order page to secure one in advance if you are going to the convention, and a separate one to order if you're not. Show More Summary

The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek

Out this week is the latest Star Trek non-fiction book, The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek. The book features quotes and notes from cast and crew, as author Robb Pearlman explained on StarTrek.com:I was tasked with selecting some of the best and most memorable quotes and moments from The Original Series. Show More Summary

Latest Starships Collection model previews

Eaglemoss have updated their online shop with several new images of recent issues in The Official Starships Collection. Including this week's UK release, issue forty-nine, the ECS Fortunate: Continue below for more images of recent models,...Show More Summary

Uglydolls Comic Con Star Trek exclusives

Pretty Ugly have revealed two new Star Trek Uglydolls, which will be available exclusively at the San Diego Comic Con next month. Babo's Bird has adopted the role of redshirt, and unfortunately didn't last long in the role! Perhaps this is due to Wedgehead's new persona as a Klingon... Show More Summary

Star Trek: Attack Wing waves 19-22, and more

Wizkids have recently announced several new waves of ships in their Star Trek Attack Wing miniatures games, with their monthly releases of three individual ships now scheduled up to January next year! Continue below to check out allShow More Summary

Latest TOS apparel from The Coop

The Coop have added several new items to their range of TOS apparel; all these latest designs draw inspiration from uniform and props. For instance, this TOS phaser fanny pack, which is more or less to scale; so when worn on the hipShow More Summary

Starships Collection's Steamrunner and D'kyr class

The next pair of issues from The Official Starships Collection have been solicited, giving us new images of the Steamrunner and D'kyr class models. These will be coming as issues fifty-four and fifty-five, due out first in the UK inShow More Summary

IDW September titles, and other Star Trek comics news

IDW have released their solicitations for September, and it's a bumper month of Star Trek comics, with three new stories, plus a new omnibus on the way. Continue below to check them all out: New Visions #8: The Survival Equation Written and photo-manipulated by John Byrne.Andrea, Ruk, Exo III — names that conjure grim memories for James Kirk. Show More Summary

Behind the scenes photos of the USS Pasteur

A wonderful collection of behind the scenes photos of the USS Pasteur has surfaced, thanks to a tweet from visual effects artist Eric Alba. The photos were originally taken by Greg George, who designed and built the miniature in his own time, before offering it up for use in the final episode of The Next Generation, All Good Things... Show More Summary

The Tholian Webs, Part 1 peview

Out this week is issue forty-six in the nuTrek ongoing comic series, the first half of a new two-part story, The Tholian Webs, which as the title suggests, features some of Star Trek's more exotics aliens.Rachael Stott makes her returns to Star Trek for this story, following her debut as the artist for the TOS/Planet of the Apes crossover series. Show More Summary

First look at Starships Collection Borg Tactical Cube, plus issue list up to #70, and more!

Lots of news from The Official Starships Collection today, starting with the first look at the Borg Tactical Cube model, which will be arriving towards the end of the year as issue fifty-eight in the series. These first images of the...Show More Summary

First look at new Star Trek Mega Bloks

At the recent Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, CBS put together a very impressive display showcasing half a century of Star Trek merchandising, ready to gather interest in the franchise ready for next year's fiftieth anniversary.Among the...Show More Summary

USS Defiant in the SDCC interphase

Diamond Select Toys have announced their San Diego Comic Con exclusives, which include a new variant in their range of model starships. Available in an edition of two-hundred at the convention in July will be the USS Defiant NCC-1764,...Show More Summary

Yet more Green Lantern crossover covers!

Still not spotting the cover you want for the first issue of The Spectrum War, the nuTrek/Green Lantern crossover comic series? Well you're in luck! Bleeding Cool have posted lots of covers from the series, revealing a further five designs, three new variants of previously seen designs, plus the final form of some previously seen artwork. Show More Summary

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