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2020 Star Trek publication schedule

The page lists Star Trek publications and releases in 2020, 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

Year Five #10
  • Series/format: Tenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

Picard: Countdown #3
  • Series/format: Final issue in a Picard prequel comic.
  • Writers: Mike Johnson and Kirsten Beyer.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
  • Coverage: Announcement.

Year Five: Odyssey's End omnibus
  • Series/format: First omnibus book for the TOS Year Five comics series, containing the first six issues of the series.
  • Writers: Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, Brandon Easton, and Jody Houser. Artists: Stephen Thompson, Martin Coccolo, and Silvia Califano.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.
  • Coverage: Cover and blurb.
  • Purchase: Amazon.


February

Last Best Hope

Year Five #11
  • Series/format: Eleventh issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

March

The Higher Frontier
  • Series/format: TOS TMP era novel. Trade paperback, eBook, and audiobook (CD or download).
  • Author: Christopher L. Bennett.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster, Gallery Books.
  • Coverage: First details and author comments, blurb.
  • Purchase: Amazon.

Year Five #12
  • Series/format: Twelfth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

Kirk Fu Manual

April

The Order of Peace
  • Series/format: Kelvin timeline novel. Trade paperback.
  • Author: Alan Dean Foster.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
  • Coverage: Announcementsolicitation cover and blurb, cancellation, rescheduling and retitling.
  • 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, until now. The rescheduled book has also been retitled from the originally announced Refugees.

Year Five #13
  • Series/format: Thirteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

The USS Voyager NCC-74656 Illustrated Handbook
  • Series/format: Voyager starship reference book, based on content from the Star Trek Fact Files. Hardcover.
  • Author: Ben Robinson.
  • Publisher: Eaglemoss and Penguin Random House.
  • Coverage: First details.
  • Notes: The book is being issued either on it's own, or packaged with a model of the USS Voyager.
  • Purchase:
    • Standard version: Amazon.
    • Book and model version: Amazon.

The Autobiography of Spock

May

Year Five #14
  • Series/format: Fourteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

June

Agents of Influence
  • Series/format: TOS novel. Trade paperback.
  • Author: Dayton Ward.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster, Gallery Books.
  • Coverage: First details.

Year Five #15
  • Series/format: Fifthteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

July

Year Five #16
  • Series/format: Sixteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

August

More Beautiful Than Death

Year Five #17
  • Series/format: Seventeenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

September

Year Five #18
  • Series/format: Eighteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

October

To Lose the Earth (Untitled STV?)
  • Series/format: Tenth novel in the Full Circle Voyager relaunch series, and follow-up to Architects of Infinity.
  • Author: Kirsten Beyer.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
  • Coverage: First hint, first details, title, delay confirmed, Untitled STV listing, 2020 publication confirmed.
  • Purchase: Amazon.
  • Notes: This book is assumed to be the same that is listed by the published as "Untitled STV"; the listings will be split if this turns out not to be the case. The has been contracted for some time, 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, presumably due to the author's other commitments on Star Trek TV projects. As of July 2019 other authors have suggested a 2020 release.

Year Five #19
  • Series/format: Nineteenth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

November

Year Five #20
  • Series/format: Twentieth issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

December

Year Five #21
  • Series/format: Twentyfirst issue in a TOS five-year-mission era comic series.
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing.

Undetermined

Discovery novel
  • Series/format: Discovery novel.
  • Author: John Jackson Miller.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
  • Coverage: First hint.
  • Notes: The author has announced he is working on the book, with an expected 2020 publication.

Data novel

Titan novel
  • Series/format: Titan novel set after Sight Unseen.
  • Author: James Swallow.
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster.
  • 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.

    Star Trek 4

    Star Trek Tarantino movie

    USS Discovery model kit
    • Series/format: 1:1000 scale Discovery model kit.
    • Publisher: Round 2 Models/Polar Lights.
    • Coverage: Announcement, box art and model preview.
    • Notes: Round 2 are also considering going got the 1:1400 scale.

    Interactive tribble
    • Series/format: Tribble prop/toy with app-enabled interactive sound features.
    • Maker: Science Division
    • Coverage: Details.

    Keepsake Storytellers Mirror Mirror figurines
    • Series/format: Range of three mirror universe TOS figurines in Hallmark's Keepsake Storytellers range of interactive christmas decorations. All have light and sound features.
    • Maker: Hallmark.
    • Coverage: First details.

    Keepsake Storytellers USS Enterprise tree topper
    • Series/format: TOS starship Christmas tree topper. Features lights and sounds, and part of Hallmark's Keepsake Storytellers range of interactive christmas decorations.
    • Maker: Hallmark.
    • Coverage: First details.



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