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A New IDW Comic Is Mashing Up Star Trek and Transformers in the Most Glorious Way Possible A New IDW Comic Is Mashing Up Star Trek and Transformers in the Most Glorious Way Possible

IDW’s Star Trek comics have already played host to some zany pop-culture crossovers, from Doctor Who to the Green Lantern Corps, to, err, Planet of the Apes. But the latest crossover is seeing the original Trek crew meet the Transformers in a very fun way.

Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal

In the wake of shocking allegations against Star Trek: Discovery’s showrunners, producer Alex Kurtzman recently took over the role of showrunning the latest Trek series’ sophomore season. But according to multiple reports today, he’s just signed a new deal with CBS that could usher in multiple new Star Trek shows.…

Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages

There’s plenty of Trek merchandise out there, from giant ship replicas, to fancy dolls, to actual meme statuettes. But for honest to god action figures, it feels like it’s been years since there’s been a line of Starfleet’s finest small enough to command your valuable desk space. That’s finally changing thanks to…

Star Trek: Discovery Has Suddenly Changed Showrunners Again [Updated] Star Trek: Discovery Has Suddenly Changed Showrunners Again [Updated]

If you had hopes that it would be smooth sailing ahead for Star Trek: Discovery as the show heads into its second season—well, it seems the waters are still a bit rough. Showrunners Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts are out, and executive producer Alex Kurtzman will step in. Kurtzman will also run the show’s writers’…

Star Trek Online's New Expansion Is a Wonderful Love Letter to Every Bit of Deep Space Nine Star Trek Online's New Expansion Is a Wonderful Love Letter to Every Bit of Deep Space Nine

When we tend to (very fondly) remember Deep Space Nine, we champion its boldness: serialized storytelling, a darker look at a utopia in crisis, the daunting dramas of the Dominion War. But it wasn’t always a bleak examination of Trek in wartime—and the latest expansion for Cryptic’s free-to-play Star Trek Online, …

Star Trek: Discovery's Best Episode Happened Because They Wanted to Save Some Cash Star Trek: Discovery's Best Episode Happened Because They Wanted to Save Some Cash

Star Trek: Discovery has had more downs than ups, but a couple of standout moments did remind us of the Star Trek universe we know and love. The best (so far) has to be the seventh episode of the series, “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.” Discovery’s foray into time loops wasn’t exactly heavy on plot, but it…

The Legendary Poster for Star Trek: The Motion Picture Is Getting a Limited Edition Release The Legendary Poster for Star Trek: The Motion Picture Is Getting a Limited Edition Release

The striking poster for Star Trek: The Motion Picture has been boldly printed like never before.

Iconic Bionics: 11 of the Best Cyborg Superhumans in Pop Culture Iconic Bionics: 11 of the Best Cyborg Superhumans in Pop Culture

This past weekend, Upgrade hit movie theaters nationwide. The film directed by Leigh Whannell shows how a man named Grey Trace recovers from violent crime and paralysis with advanced technology that makes him a sort of vigilante superhero. Cool as he is, he’s just a new addition to a long list of iconic bionic people.…

Deep Space Nine's René Auberjonois on Returning as Odo for Star Trek Online Deep Space Nine's René Auberjonois on Returning as Odo for Star Trek Online

Today marks the launch of Victory is Life, the latest expansion for Cryptic’s free-to-play MMORPG Star Trek Online. Themed around the locales and story of the Deep Space Nine television series, the expansion follows up with familiar faces from the beloved TV in the decades after the end of the Dominion War—and the…

Watch the Cast of Deep Space Nine Tour Star Trek Online's Digital Version Watch the Cast of Deep Space Nine Tour Star Trek Online's Digital Version

Experiencing a space you know in real life in digital form is a fascinating, mystifying thing. Seeing a space you helped build, one that only existed fully in the imagination of fans... Well, that’s even more special.

Feast Your Eyes on Star Trek: Discovery's Saru Original Design Feast Your Eyes on Star Trek: Discovery's Saru Original Design

Even though Star Trek: Discovery is a prequel to the original series, it’s added quite a few new aliens and creatures to Star Trek’s database. The most notable would be Saru (Doug Jones), a Kelpian with serious fear instincts and a strut like a gazelle supermodel. However, the original plan for Saru’s look didn’t…

Report: The Wrath of Khan Director Reveals He Was Making a Star Trek Trilogy for CBS, But It's Been Delayed Report: The Wrath of Khan Director Reveals He Was Making a Star Trek Trilogy for CBS, But It's Been Delayed

Last year, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan director Nicholas Meyer perked the Spock ears of fans everywhere when he hinted that he was working on a new Star Trek project. Now, the Tribble’s out of the bag. Meyer has shared news about this top-secret project, mostly because he’s not sure if it’ll happen anymore.

A Ridiculously Posable Batman Cape, and More of the Most Delightful Toys of the Week A Ridiculously Posable Batman Cape, and More of the Most Delightful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got a bumper bunch of Jurassic Park merchandise (and some Jurassic-adjacent attempts too), rocking toys that boldly go, and perhaps the world’s most absurdly articulated action figure cape ever seen. Check them out!

Scientists Didn't Invent a Star Trek 'Cloaking Device,' But What They Did Is Still Neat Scientists Didn't Invent a Star Trek 'Cloaking Device,' But What They Did Is Still Neat

Several news outlets have claimed that scientists have created a “cloaking device” like those seen on Star Trek, but that’s not quite what happened. The cloaking devices on Star Trek bend light to render an object invisible, and the new device merely deflects sound. The technology also isn’t so new, as others are…

Open Channel: What's Your Absolute Favorite Single Episode of a Scifi or Fantasy Series?  Open Channel: What's Your Absolute Favorite Single Episode of a Scifi or Fantasy Series? 

When we talk about shows we love, it’s usually more in general terms—an overall quality, a favorite season. But what’s a single episode that you can go and revisit over and over again, regardless of its place in the rest of a show’s continuity?

Losing an Arm Really Gives This Captain Picard Bust Something to Facepalm About Losing an Arm Really Gives This Captain Picard Bust Something to Facepalm About

It easily ranks as one of the most useful and ubiquitous memes on the internet, and now that facepalming-Picard has been turned into a display-ready bust, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s beloved captain has all the more reason to disappointingly hold his head after awkwardly losing one of his arms.

Marvel Already Has Directors in Mind For the Long-Awaited Black Widow Movie Marvel Already Has Directors in Mind For the Long-Awaited Black Widow Movie

Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek movie could create a whole new timeline. Chris McQuarrie says he’s spoken to Henry Cavill about the Man of Steel sequel. Katee Sackhoff has joined Netflix’s next big scifi show. Plus, what’s to come in the DC/CW universe. Dread it, run from it... spoilers still arrive!

The Star Trek Movieverse Has Finally Hired Its First Female Director The Star Trek Movieverse Has Finally Hired Its First Female Director

If you thought the most surprising thing about Star Trek film franchise was that Quentin Tarantino was potentially penning an R-rated script for it, think again. The big news now is that the Star Trek movieverse will finally be adding a female director to its ranks. Damn, it’s about time.

This New Star Trek: Discovery Teaser Offers a Fleeting Glimpse of the Enterprise and Its Crew

Star Trek: Discovery’s first season ended with the mother of all cliffhangers: the titular ship coming face to face with one of the living legends that is the USS Enterprise. Which means, now that season two of the show has entered production, we can get a teasing look at how the show will translate ‘60s scifi…

Mysterious New Star Trek, Cloverfield, and A Quiet Place Sequels Are in Development Mysterious New Star Trek, Cloverfield, and A Quiet Place Sequels Are in Development

Jim Gianopulos, the head of Paramount Pictures, took the occasion of CinemaCon 2018 to announce some major sequels in development at the studio. We’ll be seeing more of Star Trek, Cloverfield, and the recent horror hit A Quiet Place.

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