Fans of Star Trek will be pleased to hear that three new Star Trek books have been announced for 2011 and 2012, including a new “365” book.
“Inherent in…the Star Trek…franchise is a deep wealth of information and insight that can be explored far beyond their TV or film iterations,” said Liz Kalodner, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Consumer Products. “Star Trek also [has an avid fanbase] eager to learn and enjoy these properties to the fullest. This combination lends itself to a top-notch publishing program.”
The Trek books include:
- The Star Trek Vault (Abrams – October 2011). Charting the first 40 years of Star Trek, Star Trek Vault is the ultimate treasure trove of Star Trek imagery and memorabilia, sure to appeal to both the casual and die-hard fan. Author Scott Tipton has written numerous Star Trek comics. His award-winning website, comics101.com, was named one of Entertainment Weekly‘s “100 Greatest Websites.”
- Star Trek TNG 365 (Abrams – Fall 2012). Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 is the definitive, authorized guide to the landmark television program that aired from 1987 through 1994. A visual celebration of the adventures of Captain Picard and his crew, the book covers the entire series in unprecedented detail, combining in-depth commentary, behind-the-scenes histories, and interviews with writers, cast, and crew with synopses for the series’ 178 episodes.
- Star Trek Book of Opposites (Quirk Books – September 2011). The Star Trek Book of Opposites will make a great novelty gift for Star Trek fans of all ages, offering an exciting voyage of silly educational fun. The book will pair colorful photographs of Star Trek‘s classic heroes and aliens to introduce the concept of opposites through immediate visual humor.