Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con

Trek it Out!

From TNG to OG, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is honored to present the legendary stars who have boldly gone where no man or woman has gone before! Direct from the Starship Enterprise we welcome first-time L.A. Comic Con guest Dr. Beverly Crusher herself, the glamorous Gates McFadden! Joining the good doctor is original Star Trek Navigator, Weapons Officer, and Science Officer Pavel Chekov, the legendary Walter Koenig!

But wait – there’s more Star Trek Magic In Store! Sunday afternoon…Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con comes to a grand finale close with a special sneak peek screening of the popular fan-created web series Star Trek Continues final series finale episode! On hand for the event are series executive producer, superstar anime actor Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist, Dragon Ball Z) and his mega anime actor friends Todd Haberkorn (Fullmetal Alchemist, Fairy Tail), Grant Imahara(Mythbusters), Chuck Huber (Dragon Ball Z, American Crime), plus many regular cast members and the series producers!

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Star Trek: 50 Artists 50 Years

startrek50I remember watching this “old” Star Trek TV series as a kid.  “Trek” didn’t really resonate with me until Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager TV series.  Over time I went back to watch this original Star Trek series and films with the original cast.  This year mark the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek TV series and this poster size hardbound title Star Trek 50 Artists 50 Years celebrates the iconic sci-fi TV program.

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Star Trek Currency – Canadian Silver Coins

startrekmoneyOh Canada!  The Royal Canadian Mint have printed a set of Star Trek Silver Coins.  The subscription service will cost over $220CAD for the 4 coin Star Trek collection.

  • Coin 1: Captain Kirk (priced at $54.95, ships in May, 2016)
  • Coin 2: Scotty (priced at $54.95, ships in July, 2016)
  • Coin 3: Uhura (priced at $54.95, ships in August, 2016)
  • Coin 4: Spock (priced at 54.95, ships in September, 2016)

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Star Trek: TNG Trekini Swimwear Collection

startrekswimwearThis is for us Trekkie geek girls – the Star Trek: TNG Trekini Swimwear collection via ThinkGeek.  Now I can hit the beach and look like Deanna Troi, well kinda of.  The collection features a one-piece swimwear with 3 versions: Blue (Sciences), Gold (Operations), or Red (Command); a Deanna Troi Swim Shirt and a Starfleet Cover-Up Romper.

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Star Trek: TNG One-Piece Swimwear, MSRP: $59.99USD

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STAR TREK – Phase II web series continues the original “five year mission”

Created by EmbellishFor those of us that don’t know, there are Star Trek fans of the original 1966 series that have chosen to boldly re-create and go where a fan must go in order to fulfill the five year mission that the original series never completed for the final frontier. The original series was cut short of two years and Star Trek fan, James Cawley, founder of Retro Film Studios, has produced episodes as if the show hadn’t been cancelled!

Star Trek Phase II (formerly known as Star Trek: New Voyages)  Click here   Star Trek New Voyages   to go to the website

 

Star Trek Select Captain Jean-Luc Picard

star trek selectIf you remember the long-running sci-fi TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation?  Patrick Stewart was awesome as Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Star Trek Select kick-offs the New Year with this new 7″ action figure.  The figure has some articulation for pose-ability and a detail dead Borg-base stand.

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Behind the Scenes: Star Trek Into Darkness

startrekWhat makes a movie or TV show great?  Yes, the acting and cast are among the very important aspects, but like movie reviewer Grace Randolph says “World Building” is also a vital part.  Here ILM takes us behind-the-scenes of how they built a “real” futuristic 2259 San Francisco for Star Trek Into Darkness.

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NYCC: Look at who’s behind Doctor Who!

Ramen and a Half interviews Andrew Sumner to find out what Titan Entertainment Group is all about at New York Comic Con. Retrenders NYCC - Andrew Sumner and Jonelle MarieFirst and foremost our team at Retrenders reviews many of Titan Books and we’ve grown to love what they do, because we simply love the content they publish and re-publish. Titan Entertainment is known to reinvent and revive content that had once had their moment in time from cult classics novels, comics, and they publish niche content about historical arts, artists, musicians, early filmmakers and much more. It’s as if Titan reflects on fascinating content and say – “This is entertaining – let’s revive it!”

Titan Entertainment Group is also an official licensee of Doctor Who products and works with popular media entertainment and culture. You can find out about their latest releases and featured products at Titan Merchandise.

SciFi Currency Converter

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Ever wonder how Creds are from Dredd, Federation Credits from Star Trek, Galatic Credit from Star Wars, Bottle Caps from Fallout: New Vegas in terms of real-world currency like the Dollar ($), Pound (£) or Euro (€)?  Well, now you use this cool SciFi Currency Converter.

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Make Your Nerdy Cookies & Sweets!

Dragon Ball Z Creme Brulee Cakeballs

Dragon Ball Z Creme Brulee Cakeballs

Star Trek Insignia Cookies

Star Trek Insignia Cookies

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Totoro French Macaroon

Here are some summer fun projects for fanboys and fangirls with nerdy cook Rosanna Pansino.  From Star Trek Cookies to  Star Wars Light Saber Popsicles, watch the videos and start making the nerdy goodies!

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Minimate Star Trek Enterprise

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If you are feeling nostalgic over the original Star Trek, then you might want to to pick-up this Diamond Select Toys Minimate Star Trek Enterprise with Captain Kirk figure.

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Grab These: Designer USB Flash Drives

Mimobot have always made USB flash drives hip and sexy with great collabs with licenses like Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Wars, and DC Comics.  Now here are some other neat USB flash drive designs.

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MSRP:  $14.95USD – 8GB / $19.95USD – 16GB / $34.95USD – 32GB / $59.95 – 64GB

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KRE-O Transformers – Quest for Energon

Here’s KRE-O’s new Transformers toy line – the Quest for Energon series.  I really dig the mini-figures – they are cute and fun to play with.

Check out:  KRE-O.

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Classic Star Trek Props Made from LEGO

Image via Flickr – GeekyTom

It always amazes what people can do with LEGO.  If you’re fan of Star Trek: The Original Series, here are some cool LEGO builds of a phaser, tricorder and communicator by Tommy Williamson.

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