Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages

There’s plenty of Trek merchandise out there, from giant ship replicas, to fancy dolls, to actual meme statuettes. But for honest to god action figures, it feels like it’s been years since there’s been a line of Starfleet’s finest small enough to command your valuable desk space. That’s finally changing thanks to…

To Boldly Stay: How Deep Space Nine Upended Star Trek by Exposing Utopia's Dark Side

If you could condense Star Trek into one core principle, you’d probably choose “to boldly go,” the grand quest that has been the mandate of all Star Trek TV shows—except one. Riding the warp-trail of the groundbreaking Next Generation, Deep Space Nine first premiered 25 years ago, and the new show chose not to boldly…

You Can Beam Whatever You Want From My Wallet for These Custom Star Trek: TNG Minifigures 

Unfortunately, back when Star Trek: The Next Generation was airing and ushering in a new generation of Trekkies, Lego hadn’t yet realized the full potential of licensing movies and TV shows for its building sets. As a result, Star Trek: TNG has never officially been available in plastic brick form, but these custom…

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Even More Wild Star Wars Figures And More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest collectibles around. This week: Star Wars! Sure we just got a whole bunch of them last Friday, but somehow the world managed to make space for even more Star Wars toys. Can you believe it? But there’s more than the galaxy far, far away to tempt your wallet…

Expectant Couple Edits Star Trek: The Next Generation Into an Adorable Baby Announcement

Sometimes it seems the real reason some people choose to have kids is so that they can pour all of their pre-baby time and energy into a big “hooray, we’re pregnant!” announcement. YouTuber Nokem came up with a simpler, but utterly fantastic approach that fans of Star Trek: TNG will wish they’d thought of.