2018 Star Trek publication schedule

The page lists Star Trek publications and releases in 2018, including all prose fiction, comic books, non-fiction, and foreign language books, video games, music, video, toys, board games, and other collectables and curiosities. For other years, see my schedules and guides index page, and for reading lists, product lists, and other lists by subject, see my lists site.

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January

Boldly Go #16: I.D.I.C. Part 4

The Light of Kahless #2


New Visions Volume 6

Boldly Go, Volume 2

  • Series/format: Comic omnibus collecting issues 7-12 of the Kelvin timeline comic series Boldly Go.
  • Writer: Mike Johnson and Ryan Parrot. Artists: Megan Levens and Tony Shasteen.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
  • Purchase: Amazon.

Discovery 1.10: Despite Yourself

Discovery 1.11: The Wolf Inside
  • Series/format: Eleventh episode of the TV series Discovery.
  • Writer: Lisa Randolph. Director: T.J. Scott.
  • Production companies: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment, and Living Dead Guy.
  • Coverage: Titletrailer and stillsmore stills and clips.

Discovery 1.12: Vaulting Ambition
  • Series/format: Twelfth episode of the TV series Discovery.
  • Writer: Jordon Nardino. Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper.
  • Production companies: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment, and Living Dead Guy.
  • Coverage: Titletrailer, stills and blurbclips.

Discovery 1.13: What’s Past Is Prologue
  • Series/format: Thirteenth episode of the TV series Discovery.
  • Writer: Ted Sullivan. Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi.
  • Production companies: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment, and Living Dead Guy.
  • Coverage: Titletrailer, stills, and clip, clips.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Collection Volume 2
  • Series/format: Four disc DS9 soundtrack collection, follow-up to a previous collection.
  • Composers: Dennis McCarthy, Jay Chattaway, David Bell, Paul Baillargeon, and Gregory Smith.
  • Publisher: La La Land Records.
  • Coverage: Details.

The Official Starships Collection #115: Tellarite cruiser

The Official Starships Collection #116: USS Curry

The Official Starships Collection #117: Ferengi starship (22nd century)

Vor'cha class model kit
  • Series/format: 1:1400 scale TNG model kit. Reissue with new packaging and updated parts.
  • Publisher: Round 2 Models/AMT.
  • Coverage: Details.

February

Drastic Measures
  • Series/format: Second novel based on Discovery, this book is set a ten years before the series, featuring young Philippa Georgiou and Gabriel Lorca, and their involvement in the Tarsus IV massacre (from the TOS episode The Conscience of the King). Released in trade paperback, ebook, and audiobook.
  • Author: Dayton Ward
  • Publisher: Gallery Books and Simon and Schuster Audio.
  • Coverage: Author comments, audiobook cover, excerpts, author comments, and German edition.
  • Notes: The audiobook is read by Robert Petkoff. The German language edition, Drastische Massnahmen, is published by Cross Cult, and translated by Helga Parmiter.
  • Purchase:


Boldly Go #17: I.D.I.C. Part 5
  • Series/format: nuTrek comic in the ongoing Boldly Go comic series, and penultimate issue in the six-part alternate reality crossover miniseries.
  • Writer: Mike Johnson. Artist: Angel Hernandez.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
  • Coverage: Solicitation covers and blurb, cover.
  • Purchase: Things From Another World.

New Visions #20: Isolation

    Discovery 1.14: The War Without, The War Within
    • Series/format: Fourteenth episode of the TV series Discovery.
    • Writer: TBA. Director: TBA.
    • Production companies: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment, and Living Dead Guy.
    • Coverage: Title, trailer and stills.

    Discovery 1.15: Will You Take My Hand?
    • Series/format: Fifteenth and final episode of the first season of the TV series Discovery.
    • Writer: TBA. Director: TBA.
    • Production companies: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment, and Living Dead Guy.
    • Coverage: Title.

    Star Trek: Discovery Season 1, Chapter 1 soundtrack
    • Series/format: Discovery soundtrack, including music from the first half of the first season. CD release (following 2017 digital release)
    • Maker: Lakeshore Records.
    • Coverage: Details, excerpts, CD artwork.
    • Purchase: Amazon, Star Trek Shop.

    The Official Starships Collection #118: USS Firebrand

    The Official Starships Collection #119: Hirogen Holoship

    March

    Boldly Go #18: I.D.I.C. Part 6

    Discovery Annual 2018

    Mirror Broken

    Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats

    The Official Starships Collection #120: USS Bozeman

    The Official Starships Collection #121: SS Xhosa

    Transporter room bendable figure set
    • Series/format: Set of four six-inch TOS bendable action figures.
    • Maker: NJ Croce.
    • Coverage: Image.
    • Purchase: Entertainment Earth.

    TOS bendable figures

    April

    Architects of Infinity

    Succession #1

    • Series/format: First issue of a mirror universe Discovery comic miniseries.
    • Writer: Mike Johnson and Kirsten Beyer. Artist: Angel Hernandez.
    • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
    • Coverage: First details.
    • Purchase: Things From Another World

    New Visions #21: The Enemy of My Enemy

    The New Adventures, Volume 5
    • Series/format: nuTrek comic omnibus collecting issues #48–60, the final run of the Kelvin timeline ongoing series.
    • Writer: Mike Johnson. Artist: Tony Shasteen.
    • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    The Official Starships Collection #122: Yeager class

    The Official Starships Collection #123: Romulan Science Vessel

    Captain Jean-Luc Picard action figure

    Captain James T. Kirk action figure

    May

    Prometheus: The Root of All Rage
    • Series/format: English language release of the second novel in the Prometheus trilogy, originally published in German.
    • Authors: Christian Humberg and Bernd Perplies.
    • Publisher: Titan Books.
    • Coverage: Cover.
    • Purchase: Amazon

    The Official Starships Collection #124: SS Emmette

    The Official Starships Collection #125: Alice

    June

    Fear Itself

    Star Trek: The Official Poster Collection

    The Official Starships Collection #126: Niagara class

    The Official Starships Collection #127: Eymorg ship

    July

    The Light of Kahless omnibus
    • Series/format: Omnibus book of the first comic series based on the new TV series, Discovery; a prequel, focused on T'Kuvma and the Klingons.
    • Writer: Mike Johnson and Kirsten Beyer. Artist: Tony Shasteen.
    • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
    • Coverage: Solicitation cover and blurb.
    • Purchase: Amazon

    The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard
    • Series/format: TNG in-universe biography of Jean-Luc Picard. Paperback reprint of the book first published in hardcover in 2017.
    • Author: David Goodman.
    • Publisher: Titan Books.
    • Coverage: Release date.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    2019 Daily Calendar

    The Official Starships Collection #128: OV-165

    The Official Starships Collection #129: 23rd century Tholian ship

    August

    New Visions Volume 7
    • Series/format: Omnibus of the TOS photo-comic series, containing issues #18-20.
    • Writer/artist: John Byrne.
    • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
    • Coverage: Cover and blurb.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    Star Trek: Lost Scenes
    • Series/format: TOS behind the scenes books, featuring rare photos from the production. Hardcover.
    • Authors: David Tilotta and Curt McAloney.
    • Publisher: Titan Books.
    • Coverage: First details, cover, and preview pages.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    Ships of the Line 2019 calendar

    Discovery 2019 calendar

    TOS 2019 calendar

    Posters by Juan Ortiz 2019 calendar
    • Series/format: TOS calendar featuring retro poster designs by Juan Ortiz.
    • Publisher: Universe Publishing.
    • Coverage: Cover and sample pages.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    2019 Weekly Calendar

    The Official Starships Collection #130: Borg Probe

    September

    October

    Obsessed with Star Trek
    • Series/format: All series quiz book. Updated edition of the book first published in 2011.
    • Author: Chip Carter.
    • Publisher: Titan Books.
    • Coverage: First details.
    • Purchase: Amazon.

    November

    Prometheus: In the Heart of Chaos
    • Series/format: English language release of the third novel in the Prometheus trilogy, originally published in German.
    • Authors: Christian Humberg and Bernd Perplies.
    • Publisher: Titan Books.

    December

    Undetermined

    To Lose the Earth
    • Series/format: Tenth novel in the Full Circle Voyager relaunch series, and follow-up to Architects of Infinity.
    • Author: Kirsten Beyer.
    • Publisher: Pocket Books.
    • Coverage: First hint, first details, title.
    • Notes: This book has been contracted, but no release date has yet been established. The editor previously suggested a 2017 release date, but the book preceding it was later delayed until 2018 itself.

    More Beautiful Than Death
    • Series/format: Kelvin timeline novel.
    • Author: David Mack.
    • Coverage: Announcementauthor descriptionsolicitation cover and blurb, cancellation, resurrection rumour.
    • Notes: This book was one of four Kelvin timeline novels originally planned for publication in 2010. All four were abruptly cancelled just months before publication. In December 2017, author David Mack reported he had heard rumours his book might be in consideration to finally be published, but no official announcement or scheduling has yet been forthcoming.

        Data novel

        Titan novel
        • Series/format: Titan novel set after Sight Unseen.
        • Author: James Swallow.
        • Publisher: Pocket Books.
        • Coverage: First hint.
        • Notes: The author has spoken about the idea for this book, but it has not yet been confirmed for publication.

        TBA book
        • Series/format: Unspecified Star Trek book(s).
        • Author: Michael Jan Friedman. 
        • Publisher: TBA.
        • Coverage: First hint.
        • Notes: The author has stated, in 2017, that he "expect[s] to write some more Trek books in the near future" following "discussions with the publisher". No books have yet been confirmed though, nor indeed if the publisher is of Star Trek novels, or other Star Trek books.

          The Light of Kahless #3

          The Light of Kahless #4

          The Autobiography of Spock
          • Series/format: TOS in-universe biography of Spock. Hardcover.
          • Author: David Goodman.
          • Publisher: Titan Books.
          • Coverage: First details.

          Star Trek: Discovery Season 1, Chapter 2 soundtrack
          • Series/format: Discovery soundtrack, including music from the second half of the first season. Digital release.
          • Maker: Lakeshore Records.
          • Coverage: First hint.

          Star Trek: Discovery vinyl soundtrack
          • Series/format: Discovery soundtrack on vinyl, including select music from the entire first season.
          • Maker: Lakeshore Records.
          • Coverage: Announcement, composer comments.

          USS Discovery artisan replica
          • Series/format: Large scale model of Discovery's USS Discovery, with light features.
          • Maker: QMx (speculated).
          • Coverage: First glimpse.
          • Notes: This model has not been officially announced, but has been spotted among a display of other products.

          USS Reliant electronic starship

          The Official Starships Collection special #13: Klingon battle cruiser (Kelvin timeline)

          The Official Starships Collection XL #6: USS Enterprise-A
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.

          The Official Starships Collection XL #7: USS Defiant
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.

          The Official Starships Collection XL #8: USS Enterprise-B
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.

          The Official Starships Collection XL #9: USS Reliant
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.

          The Official Starships Collection XL #10: USS Enterprise-C
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.

          The Official Starships Collection XL #11: USS Excelsior
          • Series/format: TOS XL-sized starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
          • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
          • Coverage: Confirmation.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #2: USS Discovery

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #3: USS Kerala

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #4: Klingon Bird of Prey

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: USS Europa

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: Bstlh class
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: USS Edison
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: Veqlargh class
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: USS Yeager
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: Daspu class
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: USS Shran
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

            Discovery - The Official Starships Collection #TBA: Qugh class
            • Series/format: Discovery starship model and magazine from the ongoing series.
            • Publisher: Eaglemoss.
            • Coverage: Rendering.

              USS Enterprise refit model kit
              • Series/format: 1:537 scale TOS model kit, including the refit USS Enterprise and a shuttlecraft. Reissue with new packaging and updated decals.
              • Publisher: Round 2 Models/AMT.
              • Coverage: Details.

              USS Defiant model kit
              • Series/format: 1:1000 scale DS9 model kit.
              • Publisher: Round 2 Models.
              • Coverage: First details.

              USS Grissom and Klingon Bird of Prey model kit set
              • Series/format: 1:1000 scale TOS model kit set.
              • Publisher: Round 2 Models/AMT.
              • Coverage: First details.

              TBA model kit
              • Series/format: Large model kit from a so far unspecified series.
              • Publisher: Round 2 Models.
              • Coverage: First hint.

              USS Enterprise (Kelvin timeline) model kit
              • Series/format: nuTrek starship model kit.
              • Maker: Moebius Models.
              • Coverage: First details.

              USS Enterprise (Beyond configuration) model kit
              • Series/format: nuTrek starship model kit.
              • Maker: Moebius Models.
              • Coverage: First details.

              USS Kelvin model kit
              • Series/format: nuTrek starship model kit.
              • Maker: Moebius Models.
              • Coverage: First details.

              USS Franklin model kit

              Jellyfish model kit
              • Series/format: nuTrek starship model kit.
              • Maker: Moebius Models.
              • Coverage: First details.

              Michael Burnham action figure
              • Series/format: Seven inch Discovery action figure.
              • Maker: McFarlane Toys.
              • Coverage: Announcement.
              • Notes: Autumn release expected.

              T'Kuvma action figure
              • Series/format: Seven inch Discovery action figure.
              • Maker: McFarlane Toys.
              • Coverage: Announcement.
              • Notes: Autumn release expected.

              Captain James T. Kirk action figure
              • Series/format: Ten inch TOS action figure, based on the episode The Trouble with Tribbles.
              • Maker: McFarlane Toys.
              • Coverage: Announcement.
              • Notes: Autumn release expected.

              Star Trek Select: Borg

              Scotty 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TOS action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Sulu 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TOS action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Data 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TNG action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Worf 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TNG action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Wrath of Khan Captain Kirk 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TOS action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Wrath of Khan Spock 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated TOS action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Beyond Captain Kirk 1/6 scale action figure
              • Series/format: 1/6 scale articulated nuTrek action figure.
              • Maker: QMx.
              • Coverage: Comic Con display.

              Discovery phaser roleplay toy
              • Series/format: Discovery toy prop.
              • Maker: McFarlane Toys.
              • Coverage: Announcement.
              • Notes: Autumn release expected.

              TNG phaser
              • Series/format: TNG toy prop with electronic sound and light features.
              • Maker: Diamond Select Toys.
              • Coverage: Toy Fair display.

              Keepsake ornaments



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