Star Trek Mobile App Launches – First Into Darkness Bonus Material Coming During Super Bowl [UPDATED] January 31, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Merchandise,Star Trek Into Darkness,Web , comments closed
Today Paramount launched their new Star Trek mobile application which promises to provide fans with exclusive content on a regular basis between now and the launch of Star Trek Into Darkness…and beyond. This includes bonus content that will be delivered during the Super Bowl this weekend. More details and first impressions with the app below. [UPDATED: Now available at Google Play Store]
Book News Roundup: Peter David Update + David Mack’s THE FALL + Christopher L. Bennett Interview [UPDATE: Winner Chosen for THE BODY ELECTRIC Giveaway!] January 29, 2013by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed
Time for an update on the happenings in the world of Trek Literature. This week, we have an update on author Peter David’s recovery from a stroke, some further information on the forthcoming mini-series “The Fall”, an interview with author Christopher L. Bennett concerning his forthcoming Rise of the Federation novel and his original novel “Only Superhuman”, and a chance to win a copy of David Mack’s new novel, “The Body Electric”.
Modeler’s Workbench: Motion Picture Set & 2012 Releases from Round 2 + Coming Attractions January 26, 2013by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Merchandise,Replicas , comments closed
Got some extra money from the holidays burning a hole in your pocket? Perhaps a late-model starship is within your budget. Join TrekMovie’s Rob Lyons as he gives us a comprehensive out-of-box review of the new 1:2500 release of the USS Enterprise, USS Reliant, and Klingon Battlecruiser from the original Star Trek motion picture era. Our first look video follows the cut, together with some tips and observations from the assembly process, and an overview of 2012’s releases from Round 2.
TrekInk: Review of Countdown to Darkness #1 January 22, 2013by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
In the months since their encounter with Nero, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise have been exploring strange new worlds, new civilizations, and now, they must face a grave new threat to the security of the Federation. IDW Publishing releases Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #1 this week, the first chapter of a four-issue prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness. Comic spoilers ahead. Will there be movie spoilers too? One more time. Spoilers.
TrekInk: April 2013 Star Trek comics solicits January 18, 2013by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics , comments closed
IDW Publishing has released their April solicits. TrekMovie has the covers and details of April’s Star Trek comics and other comics news after the break.
QMx Taking Orders For Starfleet Academy Ring Replica + Reveal New Set Of Retro TOS Posters January 8, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Merchandise,Replicas,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed
The creative folks at QMx have announced a couple of exciting new Star Trek products. First up they are finally ready to take pre-orders on a replica of the Starfleet Academy ring from the new JJ Abrams movies (and it’s only $20). They have also revealed the latest set of cool retro posters for the original Star Trek. Check out all the details and images below.
Star Trek Enterprise Coming To Blu-ray In March + TNG S3 & ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Special Edition In April [UPDATED] January 7, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,ENT,TNG , comments closed
There is a lot of Star Trek Blu-ray news to cover today, starting off with the official announcement of the release of the first season of Star Trek: Enterprise. TrekMovie has also confirmed news on the release of the third season of Star Trek: The Next Generation and a special set for Best of Both Worlds. Get the details below, plus watch a preview of Enterprise special feature with Brannon Braga. [UPDATED: Full disc details]
TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #16 and comics news January 4, 2013by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
A two-part alternate Mirror universe tale concludes this week in issue #16 of the ongoing Star Trek series from IDW Publishing. Or is it part two of a Mirror alternate universe? You’ll have to decide for yourselves. Spoilers and other comics news after the break.
E-Book Review – Star Trek: Vanguard: In Tempest’s Wake December 27, 2012by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TOS , comments closed
The final paperback from the Star Trek Vanguard series has come and gone, but there was one more story to tell. The final release in the series is the new e-book, "Star Trek: Vanguard – In Tempest’s Wake," by Dayton Ward. in this novella, Capt. Kirk reflects life in "interphase." Find out how it all works out in the TrekMovie review below.
2013 Star Trek Book Preview: ‘Into Darkness’ Novel (& Audio) + 6 TOS books + 24th Cent. Mini-series & more December 24, 2012by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed
With the current year rounding out, TrekMovie begins looking ahead to the Trek fiction schedule coming from Simon and Schuster. 2013 in Star Trek books will include the novelization of Star Trek Into Darkness along with a heavy emphasis of books set in the TOS era, but Enterprise is also featured and there is a big mini-series set for the fall. Get all the details (and some covers) below
Now that the epic eight-issue Next Generation/Doctor Who mini-series from IDW Publishing has concluded, TrekMovie presents a Star Trek Doctor Who Christmas Special, briefly reviewing a completely random and entirely subjective literary and art history of the intersections of the Trek and Who franchises. Read on about some old (and not so old) Trek/Who stuff after the break…
Star Trek Game Release Date Set To April 23 2013 + Pre-orders Include Exclusive Content December 20, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed
Today Namco Bandai has announced an official release date for their upcoming Star Trek video game, which is set between the 2009 Star Trek movie and Star Trek Into Darkness. The game will be in stores on April 23rd. You can also pre-order the game now. More info on this exciting upcoming title below including a new screenshot of the USS Enterprise.
TrekInk: The Doctor, the Captain, the Cybermen, and a double dose of the Borg – Reviews & Previews of 2 New Comics December 19, 2012by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TNG,Who , comments closed
Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 concludes and Brannon Braga’s Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hive continues. This week’s fresh Star Trek comics from IDW Publishing are bad to the Borg. Previews, spoilers, and a brief rant ahead. We also have previews of both new comicsComics,Magazine,Review,Spoilers,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed
IDW has released their March previews for Star Trek comics and we have the covers and details for you below. Plus TrekMovie catches up on some of the other recent Star Trek comic news to get you up to speed. There has been a lot of activity, including a stunning collection of Star Trek newspaper strips. Spoilers ahead.
Look Back At The Merchandise Of Star Trek Nemesis December 14, 2012by John Tenuto , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Merchandise , comments closed
TrekMovie continues our retrospective look at Star Trek: Nemesis. 10 years ago this weekend the Next Generation crew began their final journey. And as with all movies, they were accompanied by merchandise. Today TrekMovie Merchandise editor John Tenuto takes a look at the stuff from Nemesis.Books,ENT,History,Review,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed
It’s the big-ticket Star Trek item of the season (well, for book-lovers, anyway). Join us for a look at “Federation: The First 150 Years.” Find out how this history from the future weighs in – and watch the unboxing video to see how all the components work – below.Books,Review,TNG , comments closed
David Mack really got his mojo on for “The Persistence of Memory”, but can he keep his game on for a follow-up? Well, Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the starship Enterprise had better hope so, because an interstellar operation is about to blow up right in their faces in the newly released second novel in the Cold Equations trilogy, “Silent Weapons." The TrekMovie review follows below.
Watch: Frakes Talks Riker’s TNG S2 Beard + Burton On Engineer Geordi December 6, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
We have another interview with TNG stars promoting the new Season 2 Blu-ray set. This time it is LeVar Burton and Jonathan Frakes appearing on G4′s Attack of the Show where Frakes gives the backstory on his S2 beard and Burton talks about moving to engineering. Watch that below, plus another clip from AOTS with Goerge Takei talking about appearing in Archie comics..Celebrity,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed
Season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation was released on Blu-ray yesterday and the set includes an extended version of "Measure of a Man," one of Trek’s most memorable episodes. In a new interview Sir Patrick Stewart talks about how that is one of the few early TNG episodes he can even remember. He also talks about show’s attempts at romance with Picard. Excerpts below.
MerchUpdate: TNG S2 Blu-ray & TOS Music Box Released + New Posters & more Announced + Watch TNG S3 Promo December 4, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Merchandise,TNG Remastered,TOS,Toys,VOY , comments closed
In addition to all the news about Star Trek Into Darkness there is some new merchandise news to report. First a reminder that today some new items have been released today, plus some new cool items have just been announced including new retro posters and a new Seven of Nine statue. There is also a brand new Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3 Blu-ray promo.