Star Trek II, III & IV Trading Cards

When Star Trek: The Motion Picture premiered on December 7, 1979, it was accompanied by one of the most-expansive marketing and merchandising campaigns of all time. From the very first movie-tie-in M...

June 11, 2016

Did You Ever Take "A Klingon Challenge"?

It may go too far to call “A Klingon Challenge” a “lost episode” of Star Trek: The Next Generat...

May 17, 2016

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

February 27, 2016, was the first anniversary of the passing of Leonard Nimoy. It is possibly a universal reaction to de...

March 06, 2016

The Long, Fun Legacy of Star Trek & Playmates Toys

Playmates Toys, Inc. has the distinction of being one of the most-prolific Star Trek licensees of all time. The famous ...

February 16, 2016

GUEST BLOG: Star Trek and Star Wars Connections

The recent premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, co-written and directed by J.J. Abrams, is the seventh episode of ...

December 26, 2015

The Log Lady's Influence on Wrath of Khan

Star Trek fans and the creative community lost a diverse and talented artist when Catherine E. Coulson passed away on September 28, 2015, at age 71. Catherine was a proverbial jack-of-all-trades (lit...

December 16, 2015

How Titanic's Music (almost) Influenced Insurrection

Released a year before Star Trek: Insurrection, James Cameron’s Titanic became a celebrated and successful motion...

October 29, 2015

40 Years Ago: Star Trek And Colorforms

Before the era of photo editing software and picture sticker apps, there were Colorforms. Invented in 1951 by artists H...

September 19, 2015

Staying Inside the Star Trek Coloring Book Lines

Some of the earliest kinds of Star Trek merchandise available were coloring books, providing young fans (and creative a...

August 23, 2015