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What do you get when you cross Classic Star Trek and the Next Generation? A lot of great lines. Check out all the Star Trek comic & movie news!

Image of the Day: Bryan Fuller teases intriguing Star Trek: Discovery alien makeup

Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Bryan Fuller has taken to Twitter to share the first intriguing image of an alien we’ll get to see in the new series when the show premieres on CBS All Access in January.

William Shatner says Star Wars "created" Star Trek. Here's why.

William Shatner managed to put phasers on stun during the show’s 50th-anniversary Las Vegas convention over the weekend when the Canadian actor stated Star Wars had saved Star Trek.

Ira Steven Behr says a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine documentary is in the works

Creation Entertainment’s massive Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention took place in Las Vegas over the weekend where Deep Space Nine showrunner Ira Steven Behr revealed he was working on a DS9 documentary.

Watch Mr. Spock say 'Fascinating!' 46 times in 91 seconds

Mr. Spock's use of the word "fascinating" has always been ... fascinating. So fascinating that someone has cobbled together a 91-second clip collecting 46 such interpretations.

How Star Trek: Nemesis almost happened without the Next Gen cast

Star Trek: Nemesis, the last film featuring The Next Generation cast, is perhaps best known for killing Data, having that Picard clone (played by then relatively unknown Tom Hardy) and a bunch of ugly Remans as the big bads of the film. But what's really shocking is to learn that Nemesis almost happened without any of the TNG cast.

Image of the Day: The guy who played the Gorn on Star Trek

Image of the Day: The guy who played the Gorn on Star Trek

23 sci-fi themed-wedding cake toppers good enough for the Royals

With all of the last minute rush that must be happening with the royal wedding, it can be easy to overlook small things like the cake topper. Just in case Kate and William don't have anything, yet, we've found a bunch of cute sci fi-themed pieces they could put on top of their regal dessert.

Astronomer: 7 TV scientists that even real scientists approve of

Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. In previous articles for Blastr, I've mentioned how hard it can be to be a scientist and watch science fiction. It can take years to get over the urge to hurl heavy objects at the TV screen when science is so carelessly trashed on your favorite show. I've gone through my share of TV sets ...

Brannon Braga calls lack of gay Star Trek characters 'a shame'

Brannon Braga has worked on Star Trek in some capacity for 15 years, from an intern on The Next Generation in 1990 to the executive producer of Enterprise when it ended in 2005—and he regrets that in all of those years, the series never had a gay character.

Caprica's Zoe rocks it as Slave Leia in geek-dream music video

What do you get when you add Caprica's Alessandra Torressani, a cosplay bar, a whole mess of pop-culture references and Raj from The Big Bang Theory dropping verses? Well, you get "Tonight I'm Frakking You."

Why Jeri Ryan felt Seven of Nine's romance on Voyager failed

If you ever felt the romance introduced during Star Trek: Voyager's final season between the kick-ass and beautiful former Borg Seven of Nine (Jeri Ryan) and the tough, first officer Chakotay (Robert Beltram) was rushed and didn't really work—so did Jeri Ryan, who now explains why it failed.

William Shatner confirms: I will not be in Star Trek 2

The hopes and dreams of thousands of Star Trek fans—who were still holding on to the possibility of seeing the original Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek sequel—were crushed over the weekend, as the actor revealed he won't be in the film.

5 outrageous astronomical goofs from great sci-fi movies

Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. When I watch a sci-fi movie, it's no picnic inside my head. I'm simultaneously a scientist and a geek, and the two maintain an uneasy truce—and you never know what scene in a movie with start up hostilities.