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Archive for December, 2012

Retro Review: Improbable Cause/The Die Is Cast

Friday, December 21st, 2012

An attack on Garak’s shop sets off a chain of events that sends Garak back to the Obsidian Order as the Cardassians and Romulans launch an attack on the Founders.

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New Ortiz Trek Art Print Shirts

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Four more of the Mighty Fine Star Trek shirts featuring art by Juan Ortiz are available this month.

The new additions include shirts based on The Naked Time, A Taste of Armageddon, Spectre of the Gun, and Arena.

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Release Date For Star Trek Video Game

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The release date for the Star Trek video game has been announced.

Although players will have to wait until springtime to get their copy of the game, pre-orders for Star Trek have already begun.

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Eve: Set Atmosphere Due To Abrams

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Alice Eve was nervous at first when it came to joining a cast that knew each other from a previous film, but she was soon put at ease.

“It was nerve wracking,” she said. “Literally, I had to rock up in a room full of those people – Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, J.J. Abrams – and they all had this great rapport, and I had to walk in like the new girl.”

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Chalmers: Directing Fun Trek

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Chip Chalmers is known to Star Trek fans for his work on four The Next Generation episodes as well as two of the better Deep Space Nine episodes.

The episodes Chalmers directed include: Captain’s Holiday, The Loss, The Wounded, Ethics, The Magnificent Ferengi and Take Me Out to the Holosuite.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Synopsis

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Paramount has released a new synopsis giving more details about Star Trek into Darkness.

As always, potential spoilers are behind the cut.

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December Star Trek Comic Previews

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Three IDW Publishing Star Trek comics will be released tomorrow, but fans can have a peek at the issues today.

The comics include: Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #8, Star Trek 100-Page Winter Spectacular 2012, and Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #3.

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March 2013 IDW Publishing Trek Comics

Monday, December 17th, 2012

IDW Publishing has announced three Star Trek comics for next March.

The comics include Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3, Star Trek #19, and Star Trek Volume 4.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Teaser Trailer

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Today, a new HD trailer for Star Trek into Darkness was released, with new scenes and a viral marketing clue.

The trailer is just short of two minutes in length. Spoilers are behind the cut.

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Retro Review: Through the Looking Glass

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Kidnapped into the dark alternate universe, Sisko must take on the role of his dead counterpart in order to save Jennifer — his late wife’s mirror parallel.

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Nine Minutes Of Star Trek Into Darkness

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Eager Star Trek fans were finally able to see the first nine minutes of Star Trek into Darkness last night.

The nine minutes were for the most part, an expansion on what was seen in the much shorter teaser trailer released earlier this month. Spoilers behind the cut.

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Takei To Supreme: Recuse Yourself!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Gay civil rights activist George Takei has a message for Antonin Scalia; recuse yourself from the two gay marriage cases set to come before the Supreme Court.

Takei believes that Scalia is “clearly biased” after making “repugnant” statements about homosexuality recently.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Revelations

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Several of the Star Trek actors spoke recently to MTV about Star Trek Into Darkness, and in the interviews, they revealed a bit more about Benedict Cumberbatch‘s character, the peril of the Enterprise crew and Kirk’s interaction with Alice Eve‘s character.

As usual, potential spoilers are behind the cut.

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Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History Book Review

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History
Robert Greenberger
Voyageur Press
256 pages $40.00 list price ($24.34 on Amazon)

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History, a new book about the history of the Star Trek franchise, spans a time frame from the early 1960s, when Star Trek was still only an idea in Gene Roddenberry‘s mind, to the present-day J.J. Abrams reboot.

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IDW Comic Compendiums

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Two Star Trek comic collections will hit store shelves tomorrow but fans can see previews of each collection now.

The collections include Star Trek: The Next Generation Omnibus, and Star Trek: The Newspaper Strips, Vol. 1.

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