Hero Collector — designers, manufacturers, and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the worlds of pop culture — reveals its upcoming Star Trek releases for March 2020! Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection showcases the original concept for the U.S.S. Reliant, the Federation ship hijacked by Khan in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan — before a postal mishap flipped the design upside-down! And in Star Trek Discovery: The Official Starships Collection, a barely-glimpsed Federation tugboat is brought to life in figurine form — with in-depth info on its unseen design.
Meanwhile, Jonathan Archer’s remote control toy ship joins the ranks of the real starships, alongside the patchwork Frankenstein of a vessel that kidnapped Geordi LaForge in The Next Generation. Plus the first Vulcan vessel ever seen in Star Trek gets a special-sized model of its own, and the NCC-1701-J — an Enterprise from the distant future —?is captured in XL-size! Readers can grab two classic comic anthologies in the Hero Collector Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection —?wild adventures in The Next Generation, and high-stakes political tension in Deep Space Nine!
STAR TREK DISCOVERY: THE OFFICIAL STARSHIPS COLLECTION
This incredible series of die-cast models features ships based directly on the original VFX models of Star Trek: Discovery, ensuring extraordinary detail and accuracy. Each is accompanied by a spotlight magazine.
#27 — USS Zimmerman NCC-1616 (Federation Tug), $54.95/£34.99
This 23rd-century tugboat used tractor beams to tow inactive starships, and was built using parts originally designed for other Federation vessels.
STAR TREK: THE OFFICIAL STARSHIPS COLLECTION
This incredible figurine collection includes hand-painted resin ships from every Star Trek TV series, recreated with incredible detail and accompanied by an in-depth profile magazine.
#174 — ?Archer’s Toy Ship, $24.99/£14.99
As a child on Earth, Jonathan Archer flew this remote controlled model spaceship with his father Henry. Despite several crashes, he used it years later to bond with Sim, a young clone.
#175 —?Mondor, $24.99/£14.99
Mondor was a heavily modified transport vessel, bearing with systems from Jarada, Romulan, and Klingon ships. Its Pakled crew kidnapped Geordi LaForge to work as their engineer.
Bonus #24 — USS Reliant (Concept), $34.95/£19.99
In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the hijacked USS Reliant served as Khan's own vessel. Yet the original concept for the ship looked very different — until the initial designs were approved based on an upside-down model, and everything had to be flipped!
Special #21 — Long-Range Vulcan Shuttle (Surak), $49.95/£30.99
The first Vulcan starship design ever seen in the franchise, this “warp sled” was named for the Vulcan philosopher Surak, and made its debut in Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
STAR TREK: THE XL STARSHIPS COLLECTION
This official collection of mega-sized statuettes depicts starships from every Star Trek TV series and movie, captured with incredible detail and accompanied by a profile magazine.
#19 — USS Enterprise NCC-1701-J, $75.00/£49.99
This 26th-century ship was encountered by Captain Archer deep in its own past, with a crew that included many species – including one currently at war with the Federation: the Xindi.
STAR TREK HERO COLLECTOR GRAPHIC NOVELS
Celebrate over 50 years of Star Trek comics with Hero Collector, in a series of hardback collections of the best Starfleet comic and manga stories from publishers such as DC, Marvel, IDW, Malibu, Wildstorm, and TokyoPop!
#85 — Star Trek The Next Generation: Second Chances, $19.95/£10.99
These stories, from regular TNG writer Michael Jan Friedman as well as writer Kevin Ryan, see Picard literally bring the Enterprise back together — after separating the ship’s saucer in a conflict with a new species, the Sztazzan! Plus, sleeping crew are abducted by solanagen-based lifeforms, freak Q radiation transforms officers to adolescents, and conflict brews with the Cardassians... Collects Star Trek The Next Generation #42-46 (DC). Artists include Chuck Frazier, Carlos Garzon, Peter Krause, and Pablo Marcos.
#86 — Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Sole Asylum, $19.95/£10.99
The Malibu Star Trek DS9 comics told new tales with the cast of the acclaimed sci-fi show. As the Cardassians study William Riker’s duplicate “Thomas” for the secret of duplication, Sisko must secure the release of the man he put in chains. Tuvok and Bashir negotiate their way out of a Klingon cell, Jadzia Dax faces an honour duel on Qo’noS, and a prison break turns bloody... Collects Star Trek Deep Space Nine #29-32 (Malibu). From writers Colin Clayton, Chris Dows, Leonard Kirk (who also provides art), and Mark Paniccia, as well as artists Rob Davis, Craig Gilmore, Terry Pallot, and Rod Whigham.