Short Treks Dives Far Into the Future of Star Trek With a Sweet Assist From Earth's Past 

Star Trek: Discovery’s latest episode in its bite-sized Short Treks series doesn’t feature a fan-favorite character from the show like the previous installment did. But “Calypso” does have one familiar element—Discovery’s titular ship, though presented in a way we may never see again.

Michael Chabon on Honoring Star Trek Canon and How Picard Is 'The Hero We Need Right Now'

Executive producer Michael Chabon is helping bring back one of Star Trek’s greatest captains, with a new show centered around Captain Jean-Luc Picard (played once again by Patrick Stewart). Chabon and his other writers have a lot to live up to—not just with honoring Picard’s legacy, but also the decades of Star Trek …

Star Trek: Discovery's Story Team Discuss the Spirit of Captain Georgiou in This Exclusive Clip

Although Michelle Yeoh’s stalwart Captain Phillipa Georgiou didn’t make it out of Star Trek: Discovery’s opening episodes alive, her spirit—and more literally, even her mirror self later on—was one of the driving forces behind Michael Burnham’s story. See just how important that was to both Yeoh and Discovery’s…

Star Trek: Discovery's Showrunner Promises This Spock 'In No Way Violates Canon'

The announcement that Star Trek: Discovery’s Michael Burnham was actually Spock’s adoptive sister raised a few Vulcan eyebrows, and that was before Spock himself was added to the season two cast. Showrunner Alex Kurtzman is doubling down on his promise that this version of Spock isn’t going to muck up the timeline.…

Star Trek Online's Journey to Discovery Squanders Some of Its Great Potential

This week, for the first time in its history, Star Trek Online got the chance to launch content related to a concurrent Trek TV series with Age of Discovery, a mini-update that brings gamers into the time of Discovery. This first slice does a grand job of capturing Discovery’s look and it’s tone—but it also slips up…

Updates From Joker, the Picard Series, and More

Michael Peña has joined the cast of the Fantasy Island adaptation. James Gunn’s next project has allegedly been delayed. Rebecca Romijn gives us a better look yet at her Star Trek: Discovery character. Plus, a new look at Flash’s next big villain, and what’s in store for Black Lightning and Arrow. Spoilers, away!

It's Mary Wiseman's Star Trek Galaxy, and We're Just Living in It 

It’s a great time to be a Star Trek: Discovery fan, but it’s an even better time to be a fan of Sylvia Tilly. Whether it’s in the first episode of Short Treks, Star Trek Online, or even Discovery’s home release, the someday future captain is all over Star Trek. To celebrate, we spoke with Tilly herself, Mary Wiseman,…

Star Wars, Spider-Man, and Game of Thrones Collide in the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time round, a very cool take on the comic book Iron Spider suit, Obi-Wan Kenobi reaches out into the Star Wars figuarts line, Darth Vader’s sinister castle gets a slightly less sinister Lego set, and more. Check it out!