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Issue 140 (US issue #13) of Star Trek Magazine was the September/October 2008 issue. The magazine was a 100-page Original Series special, and was perfect-bound. The "A Fistful of Data" feature does not appear in this issue.
- Back to Basics
- Paul Simpson on the approach taken for this issue's features, as well as new features upcoming.
- Hailing Frequencies
- From this issue, this section incorporates the formerly separate Communicator page.
- Star Trek The Exhibition launches in San Diego.
- Star Trek: The Experience to close at the start of September.
- New merchandise licenses announced.
- Remembering Alexander Courage, Joseph Pevney, and Robert Justman.
- Star Trek editing continues, creative team approached over potential sequel.
- Treknology: artificial intelligence, orbital mapping, space sickness.
- Pocket Books' release schedule for late 2008 and 2009.
- In Brief: George Takei to marry; Vulcan, Alberta unveils Gene Roddenberry memorial; Harlan Ellison documentary.
- A pictorial tribute to Joseph Pevney, featuring stills from every episode he directed.
- The new Star Trek cast teaser poster.
- Interview - Zoe Saldana - "Reopening Hailing Frequencies"
- by Paul Simpson.
- Celebrating Star Trek
- Focusing on Star Trek: The Original Series.
- Season 1
- In Living Color - Jill Sherwin looks at the role colour played in The Original Series' success.
- Up Above the Gods - Patrick Jankiewicz talks to Gary Lockwood.
- Lost and Found - Larry Nemecek reveals an image from the filming of "The Man Trap".
- Robert Justman Remembered
- A previously unpublished interview by Ian Spelling, conducted in August 2006.
- Season 2
- Sneaking the Truth - Michael A. Martin on the use of allegory by Gene Roddenberry, to tell stories no one else could.
- Wreathed in Glory - Patrick Jankiewicz speaks with Michael Forest.
- Eye of the Beholder
- New feature, an opinion column.
- Diane Duane talks about falling in love with Star Trek twice.
- Season 3
- Third Time the Charm? - Keith R.A. DeCandido looks at the strengths of the much-maligned season.
- Marta-Dom - Patrick Jankiewicz interviews Yvonne Craig.
- Larry Nemecek talks to Dave Rossi, Michael Okuda and Denise Okuda on the Remastered Original Series, discussing some of their favourite shots.
- Continues next issue.
- Star Trek: The Animated Series
- Animating the Final Frontier - Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore discuss the changes required for the new format, as well as its limitations.
- Author's Logs: Supplemental - Alan Dean Foster discusses the Star Trek Logs with Dilmore and Ward.
- The Voice of the Hidden Waterfall
- David R. George III discusses the myth of the "emotionless" Vulcan as seen in The Original Series
- What's in a Name? - the use of "Vulcanian" in The Original Series.
- Star Trek movies
- Creating a New Generation - Terri Osborne on the role that family played in the Original Series movies.
- Down and Dirty - Calum Waddell talks with Ken Ralston on creating the special effects for the Star Trek movies.
- Rewriting History - David Mack on the ability of the novel series Star Trek: Vanguard to expand on the universe of The Original Series, and establish connections between historical events seen in the series.
- Earning His Stripes - Paul Simpson looks at the early life of James T. Kirk as revealed in the series and novels.
- Book extract
- Star Trek: Destiny - Gods of Night
- Includes an introduction from author David Mack on the nature of the crossover event.
- Star Trek 101
- Paul Simpson talks with Terry J. Erdmann and Paula M. Block, authors of the forthcoming reference work.
- Novels: Night of the Wolves, Dawn of the Eagles; Fearful Symmetry; These Haunted Seas.
- Comics: "Brighter Than A Thousand Suns", "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow"; "Turnaround, Part II", "Turnaround, Part III"; "Matters of the Mind", "Disgrace"; "Enterprise Experiment, Part 2".
|Issue 139||Star Trek Magazine|
Issue 140 - September/October 2008