We were hoping that Diamond Select Toys would have some news at San Diego Comic-Con and they delivered, showing off both previously and newly announced Star Trek items on preview night. We have a full breakdown of what was going on at their booth and what they had to say about their future with Star Trek.
Newly announced: USS Enterprise-C ship
A surprise for Comic-Con was the revelation of a USS Enterprise-C ship, from Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Yesterday’s Enterprise.” Diamond had cryptically mentioned a new Star Trek ship was in development, but this was the first time it was revealed.
The Enterprise-C is targeted for release in 2019. It will come with electronics for lights and sounds, and will retail for $69.99.
Newly announced: Kelvin Kirk and Spock
Diamond Select also revealed that for the first time they will be making toys for the Kelvin timeline Star Trek movies. Their first two offerings will be 7-inch Captain Kirk and Commander Spock figures.
The design of the figures is based on the costumes from the uniforms used in Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Each figure comes with a number of accessories including phaser and phaser rifle, with different colored firing attachments. They are priced at $24.99 each and are expected to be released by the end of 2018.
First time reveal: Borg figure
Diamond Select had previously announced they were working on a Borg figure, but revealed it for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con 2018.
The 7-inch figure comes with interchangeable arms, head, and eyepiece. The Borg figure is expected to be available in early 2019 and is priced at $24.99.
TNG phaser and USS Reliant are still coming
One thing not on display was the previously announced Star Trek: The Next Generation phaser, which was first revealed at Toy Fair a few years ago. A rep for DST said it is still in the works with new features being added. They are hoping it will be released in 2019.
We were also hoping to see the reveal of the previously announced USS Reliant ship toy. A spokesperson for Diamond Select said the Reliant ship toy is still being finalized at the factory and it is now expected to be released after the USS Enterprise-C.
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SDCC is just getting started. We have more news from preview night coming, plus coverage of all the exciting Star Trek-related events and panels.
Stay tune for more Star Trek merchandise and more news from San Diego Comic-Con, and a bit of The Orville news too.