Available From: 22 April 2008
Star Trek Magazine brings you everything past present and future - all six voyages and eleven movies in one publication! Each issue, our resident Treksperts open hailing frequencies to bring you all the latest Star Trek news, and interview the most influential people in the history of the ultimate space adventure…
SLOW BURN FOR NEW STAR TREK
In this issue, producer Damon Lindelof reveals that the new film's publicity schedule will be on a slow burn after the movie’s release was pushed back to May 2009. Plus, news of additional casting for the movie, Patrick Stewart promoting “Conquer a Corbett” and a new name for Star Trek: New Voyages.
TAKING THE STRAIN
Long-term Star Trek fan Simon Pegg talks to Star Trek Magazine from the set of the new film about the challenges of playing Montgomery Scott. “There’s a lot to live up to. We're all aware of the magnitude of what it is. It’s a big responsibility: it’s not the Starsky and Hutch film, not some sort of cod nostalgia parody hokum.”
REASSESSING STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE
Star Trek Magazine takes an in-depth look at the four seasons of the most recent incarnation of the franchise. Amongst the many questions discussed: How did the technology of Star Trek: Enterprise predate the original series? Were the Vulcans shown on the series really so different? Does the existence of the MACOs prove that Star Trek really was a military organization? And how did the series finally break out of the storytelling confines of 42-minute episodes?
COWBOYS AND DIPLOMATS
We examine the differing styles of Captains Kirk and Picard and wonder whether they deserve their respective reputations of fighter and thinker. Looking back at episodes from “Where No Man Has Gone Before” right the way to Star Trek Nemesis, “they projected distinct personalities, conducted themselves with their own styles, and carried with them their own strengths and weaknesses, some of them similar, some of them not so...”
PHASING IN THE FUTURE
Star Trek: Enterprise’s armoury officer, Dominic Keating, shares his memories of working on the fifth television series, and considers that it was “time well spent, without a doubt... I grew up as an actor on that show. I know my place in the scheme of it all, and I’m happy to fulfil that.” He praises show runner Manny Coto, and talks about the role in J.J. Abrams’ movie for which he auditioned...
All the news from the worlds of Star Trek as we count down to the new movie from J.J. Abrams...
A FISTFUL OF DATA
Your chance to quiz Star Trek expert Larry Nemecek about any aspect of the last 40 years...
A sneak peek at William Leisner’s A Less Perfect Union, one of the Myriad Universes stories coming soon from Pocket...
All the new Trek merchandise put under the spotlight including Captain Kirk’s Guide to Women...
Your chance to let us know what you think of Star Trek, and your hopes and fears for the future...
We consider Gene Roddenberry’s views on Starfleet’s military mindset...