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New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics Review

Friday, August 8th, 2014


The Book:

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics features almost two dozen articles on various aspects of Star Trek comics; from the earliest ones published to recently-published comics.

Beginning with a foreword by David Gerrold (The Trouble With Tribbles), the structure of the book is as follows:


The Art of John Alvin

Thursday, August 7th, 2014


Later this month, a new book should be of interest to fans of the artwork of Artist John Alvin.

Alvin has created over one-hundred-and-thirty movie posters, including the one for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.


True Trek History To Be Penned

Friday, July 25th, 2014


A new book chronicling the history of Star Trek, The 50 Year Mission: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek, will debut in 2016.

Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, The 50 Year Mission will be written by Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman.


Insight Editions Announces Three Trek Books For 2015

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Three new books from Insight Editions set to debut next year will cover costumes, and traveling to Vulcan and Qo’NoS.

The books include: Star Trek: Dressing the Final Frontier, Star Trek Travel Guide: Vulcan and Star Trek: Travel Guide: The Klingon Empire.


Star Trek Pop-Ups Book Preview

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014


A new pop-up book including seven pop-up Star Trek scenes will be of interest to Trek fans.

Star Trek Pop-Ups, by Courtney Watson McCarthy, will arrive this November.


Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Eight

Monday, June 30th, 2014


A new trade paperback due out next year will continue the adventures of The Next Generation in a mockumentary style book.

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Warped, An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season was written by Mike McMahan.


Fun With Kirk And Spock Book

Monday, June 30th, 2014


A new Star Trek parody book, Fun with Kirk and Spock, will be released next month.

Fun with Kirk and Spock was written by Robb Pearlman in the style of the children’s reading book Fun with Dick and Jane. Gary Shipman provided the illustrations.


Star Trek Seekers Cover Art Debuts

Friday, May 9th, 2014


Fans of the James Blish Star Trek books from the late 1960s and early 1970s will enjoy the new art for the Star Trek Seekers series of books.

The covers feature art created by a Star Trek fan, Rob Caswell, whose covers were the inspiration for the new series.


These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two Book Review

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014


A new book, These are the Voyages TOS Season Two, written by Marc Cushman with Susan Osborn, has just been released. This is the second book of three in a series.

These are the Voyages TOS Season Two provides details regarding the creation of Star Trek‘s second season, with plot details, anecdotes from the actors and those involved with each episode, and fan reaction to the episodes.


These Are The Voyages: Season Two

Thursday, February 20th, 2014


The release date for the second volume of These are the Voyages has been announced.

The book is the second of a three book series.


Redshirts To Arrive On Television

Monday, February 10th, 2014


A limited series based on John Scalzi‘s novel Redshirts is headed to television.

FX, John Shestack (Dan in Real Life), Ken Kwapis (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), and Alexandra Beattie will develop the series.


New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014


For Star Trek comic fans, a new book, New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, will be of interest.

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics examines the long history of Star Trek in the four-color realm, featuring insightful essays from popular Trek comic scribes and novelists, as well as other subject-matter experts.”


Two New Bennett Books Announced

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014


For fans of Christopher L. Bennett‘s Star Trek books, good news, as the author has announced that two more books will be forthcoming.

The books will continue the Rise of the Federation series.


Trek 2014 Book And Ebook Release Schedule Update

Monday, January 27th, 2014


Simon and Schuster Books Editor Margaret Clark has provided an update on the Star Trek book schedule for 2014 and a bit beyond.

The list includes both traditional books and eBooks.


Some 2014 Trek Books

Monday, December 30th, 2013


Some of the Simon & Schuster Star Trek 2014 book line-up has been announced.

The stories will run the gamut from ones set in the original series timeframe to ones set after Star Trek: Voyager.