Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)

Issue 55 of Star Trek Monthly was the August 1999 issue. A German-language edition was, otherwise unedited, released the subsequent month as issue 10 of Star Trek: Das offizielle monatliche Magazin.


First Contact
Darryl Curtis on recent changes and their effect on the magazine.
The Best of All Worlds
Interview – Rene Echevarria – "Journey's End"
by Lou Anders, continues next issue.
Episode focus
"Tacking Into the Wind"
Interview – Jeri Ryan – "The Life of Ryan"
Interview – Garrett Wang – "Wang's World"
by David Bassom.
Interview – George Takei – "Takei's Travels"
by Ian Spelling.
Across the Universe
Chris Gardner looks at crossovers in Star Trek.
Crossover Chronology – a timeline of crossover-related events.
Crossovers: Beyond the ScreenJames Swallow looks at crossovers in comics and novels.
The Adventures of Captain Proton.
Interview – John Colicos – "Kor Breach"
by Ian Spelling.
A Fistful of Data
Trill as seen in "The Host" and Deep Space Nine, Bashir hiding his enhanced abilities, Ziyal's death in "Sacrifice of Angels".
Interview – Chase Masterson – "Last Call for Dabo"
by Lou Anders.
Book extract
Pocket DS9: What You Leave Behind.
From the Replicator
UK Update: Playmates Toys, IPI sound badges, Rubies Costumes.
Australasia Update: Decipher, Franklin Mint, John Deen International ties, model kits, soundtracks.
US Update: SkyBox, Creation Entertainment, Hallmark, Playmates.
Read Out: Mission to Horatius, The 34th Rule, The Secrets of Star Trek: Insurrection, Quotable Star Trek.
On Screen: Deep Space Nine volume 7.8, Voyager volume 5.8; interview with W. Morgan Sheppard.
New Worlds and New Frontiers: James Swallow on forthcoming computer games from Interplay, including Klingon Academy, Starfleet Command, and New Worlds.
Next Issue
Issue 54 Star Trek Monthly
Issue 55 – August 1999
Issue 56