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USS Enterprise Press-Out And Build Manual

Friday, November 28th, 2014


A new Haynes Manual will be of interest to Trek fans, and this one is a bit different from the usual technical manual offered by Haynes.

The Haynes USS Enterprise Press-Out and Build Manual is part book, and part model kit.


Star Trek Books For 2015

Monday, November 3rd, 2014


New information on several Star Trek books to be released next year has been revealed.

In addition, the cover for John Jackson Miller‘s Star Trek: The Next Generation: Takedown can now be seen.


These Are The Voyages TOS Season Three Kickstarter

Monday, November 3rd, 2014


The last volume in the These Are the Voyages series of books is completed and ready to be printed.

Written by Marc Cushman, the seven-hundred-and-fifty-four page book will come out before Christmas, if a new Kickstarter campaign is successful.


Deep Space Nine: The Missing

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014


At the end of the year, a new Deep Space Nine book, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Missing, will debut.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Missing was written by Una McCormack with a cover designed by Doug Drexler.


Hulu Snaps up Abrams-Produced Drama

Thursday, September 25th, 2014


11/22/63, an adaptation of Stephen King‘s 2011 novel produced by J.J. AbramsBad Robot, was picked up by Hulu.

The adaptation will be a nine-episode “straight-to-series” order.


The Art of John Alvin Book Review

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


Trek fans may remember John Alvin‘s work on the Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country poster, but the artist created many other iconic movie posters.

The Art of John Alvin, written by his widow Andrea Alvin, explores over three dozen of these posters, beginning with 1974’s Blazing Saddles.


Made Out Of Mudd Photonovel

Monday, September 15th, 2014


IDW Publishing‘s Made Out of Mudd photonovel will arrive in December, but fans can have a sneak peek of the stories in the photonovel now.

Made Out of Mudd was written by John Byrne, who also was the artist and photo-manipulator for the photonovel.


New Burton Book Coming Soon

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014


Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton has penned a book for children.

The book, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm, will be published by Reading Rainbow.


Star Trek Seekers Cover Art

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014


Rob Caswell, the artist responsible for the beautiful cover artwork of the new Star Trek Seekers series of books, spoke about his Blish-inspired artwork.

The Star Trek Seekers series of books is being written by Kevin Dilmore, David Mack, and Dayton Ward.


New DS9 eBook To Debut

Monday, August 25th, 2014


A new Deep Space Nine eBook by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann will be of interest to fans of the Ferengi.

The new book is Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found).


Mack: IDIC Means Everyone

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014


Star Trek Author David Mack responded to a critical fan email and showed just what “Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations” should mean.

The unnamed fan was upset over a same-sex relationship depicted in Mack’s Star Trek: Vanguard: Harbinger novel.


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.