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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #5 + Preview April 7, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , 14 comments

IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios present the conclusion of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive this week. Kirk and Kor show the apes how it’s done; Taylor makes a decision; and the apes prove that deft hands with opposable thumbs are good survival tools. Spoiler review after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes #4 + June 2015 Solicits and More March 23, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , comments closed

IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios have released the penultimate chapter of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive. The gorillas are on the move. Kirk is on the move. When will Kor make his move? Spoiler review after the break!

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BOOK REVIEW: Return to Tomorrow March 18, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History , comments closed

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“Each of us, at some time in our lives, turns to someone – a father, a brother, a god – and asks: Why am I here? What was I meant to be?”

This scene from the Director’s Edition of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is meant to convey the existential crisis that V’Ger(and to a lesser extent Spock, Kirk, and Decker) is experiencing.  The same can be said about the film itself, which was pulled in many different directions from the beginning and, due to numerous outside forces, struggled to find itself.

That struggle is brought together in vivid detail in Return to Tomorrow, an oral history of the film from author Preston Neal Jones and publisher Creature Features.
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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #43 + 7-Page Preview March 10, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

Adrift in unexplored space, the Enterprise is far beyond the reach of Starfleet, but not IDW Publishing. The Five Year Mission continues this week with a new story arc. Spoiler review after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: New Visions #5: A Scent of Ghosts + 5-page Preview March 5, 2015

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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IDW’s Star Trek: New Visions photonovel series is back, this time with Captain Pike & Number One in tow. Check out our spoiler-filled review of this dual-crew tale, plus a 5-page preview, after the jump.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #3 + 7-Page Preview March 3, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , comments closed

IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios present the next installment of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive this week. Taylor is loose on the Enterprise and General Marius is ready to ride. Spoiler review after the break.

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Take A Trip To the Nostalgia Quadrant On The Orion Trail February 25, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Games,Merchandise,Web , comments closed

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If you’re looking for a computer game that combines Trek action with the charm of a classic education program, the wait is over. Introducing Orion Trail, a clever take on the old Oregon Trail series of games. Orion Trail is a single player space adventure currently on Kickstarter. Read on for more info and a video Let’s Play of the demo.
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TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Coming May 2015 February 21, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The Five-Year Mission continues from the Delta Quadrant and John Byrne photo-manipulates the Borg in Star Trek comics coming from IDW Publishing this spring. Details after the break.

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Two New Star Trek Model Kits from Round 2: Reviews and Unboxing February 19, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Merchandise , comments closed

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Round 2, under their AMT label, has two new kits for Star Trek modelers to consider. One will give Classic Trekkies double the Enterprise goodness, while the second will allow your Next Generation era fleets to shine with some DS9 goodness. More information and unboxing videos follow the jump.
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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #41: Behemoth Part 1 + 7-Page Preview February 17, 2015

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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It’s a new beginning for IDW’s nu-Trek comics, but when the Enterprise finds a massive new threat in uncharted space, will the five-year mission end before it even begins? Find out with a spoiler-filled review, plus a 7-page preview, after the jump.

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Screen-used Star Trek Props To Go Up For Auction, Including $60,000 TOS Phaser February 10, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: History,Merchandise , comments closed

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Trekkies, hide your pocketbooks if you don’t want to be tempted by Propworx’s Star Trek auction, which boasts an impressive haul of original screen-used props from throughout the Star Trek Franchise: from props, to artwork, to costumes, to scripts. The most unique (read: priciest) item up for bid is one of only two screen-used fiberglass TOS phaser props known to exist. The prop, which was featured in the hands of a security officer in the episode “Assignment: Earth”, is expected to fetch upwards of $60,000.
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TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Coming April 2015 January 24, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The epic crossover tale, The Primate Directive, comes to a shocking conclusion and the Five-Year Mission of the Enterprise continues in April 2015 with a little help from IDW Publishing. Details after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #2 + 7-Page Preview January 20, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , comments closed

You there! Humans! IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios will release the second issue of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive this week. TrekMovie reviews and previews this installment of the crossover story nobody ever expected! Spoilers and more exclamation points after the break!

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Webcomic January 14, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Interview,Review,TOS , comments closed

Star Trek: The Webcomic, written and illustrated by Mark Farinas, is an ongoing comic strip published online, with compelling and entertaining Star Trek tales based on original series concepts. TrekMovie looks at the strip and learns more from its creator after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #40: The Q Gambit Part 6 + 7-Page Preview January 13, 2015

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek Into Darkness,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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The “gambit” is revealed as Kirk, Sisko, and Q face off against the power-mad Gul Dukat in the last issue of IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing: The Q Gambit. Does the final nu-24th century showdown deliver the goods? Find out with a spoiler-filled review, plus a 7 page preview, after the jump.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Seven – Blu-ray review January 2, 2015

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed

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With the release of Season 7 we come to the end of rediscovering The Next Generation in high definition. It has been an amazing two years of releases from the CBS Digital team, lifting the veil of edited on videotape standard definition haze. So this release is bittersweet, a new season to go through is always welcome, but knowing this is the last remastered Trek show for the foreseeable future is saddening. Read on for the full review.

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TrekInk: Guest Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #1 December 30, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , comments closed

The first issue of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive will be released this week by IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios. TrekMovie is pleased to host a review by distinguished science fiction author, editor, and educator Robert J. Sawyer.

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TrekInk: Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Christmas Special December 24, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,TOS , comments closed

IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios will celebrate the holiday season by releasing the first issue of a five-issue mini-series crossover event featuring Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. While we wait for The Primate Directive #1, please join TrekMovie for a look at Trek and Apes of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.

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TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Coming March 2015 December 23, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The Primate Directive and the Five-Year Mission continue in the March 2015 solicits from IDW Publishing. Also coming in March is a new photo-comic from John Byrne and the trade paperback collection of The Q Gambit. Details after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #39: The Q Gambit Part 5 + 7-Page Preview December 18, 2014

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Dukat and the Dominion are in control of the 24th Century Alpha Quadrant in the penultimate issue of IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing: The Q Gambit. Can the stakes for Kirk and crew get any higher as they face Q’s ultimate no-win scenario? Find out with a spoiler filled review, plus a 7 page preview, after the jump.

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