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05/12/2005 Archived Entry: "Pocket Books Press Release: What Happens to Star Trek Now?"
What Happens to Star Trek Now?
Star Trek Fans Rejoice...
Pocket Books to be the Only Source of New, Original Star Trek Material
NEW YORK, NY -- With the finale of the Star Trek: Enterprise television series airing on UPN on May 13th and no immediate plans for Star Trek to return to either the large or small screen, the only source of new, original, authorized Star Trek storytelling will be Pocket Books.
For more than 25 years, Pocket Books has been the exclusive Star Trek publisher. Publishing its first Star Trek novel in 1979, more than 500 Star Trek titles have been published and tens of millions of copies have been sold, frequently appearing on national bestseller lists.
As Star Trek: Enterprise ends, Pocket Books continues its successful, unparalleled publishing program of releasing at least one new mass-market Star Trek novel every month, as well as several trade and hardcover titles each year. In addition to fiction based on the various Star Trek television series, Pocket Books offers a variety of novels introducing new characters and settings to the Star Trek universe. In this tradition, August brings the launch of STAR TREK VANGUARD, an exciting saga that revisits the era of the original Star Trek through the eyes of entirely new characters. The first Vanguard novel includes a special fold out diagram of the Vanguard space station created exclusively for this series.
Pocket Books is also continuing its efforts to reach out to Star Trek fans by inviting their participation in the publishing program. The annual STRANGE NEW WORLDS short story contest for amateur authors is currently entering its ninth consecutive year; and, for the first time, Pocket Books is this year holding a contest in which fans have the opportunity to design the look of a starship that will grace the cover of an upcoming novel in the bestselling Star Trek TITAN series.
"As Star Trek prepares to celebrate its fortieth anniversary in 2006, fans can take heart that Pocket Books will continue its long tradition of exciting, diverse and innovative storytelling set in the enduring world of Star Trek," said Scott Shannon, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Pocket Books, "We look forward to the next forty years."
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Hm. I don't watch TV, so, other than that it sucked, what killed "Enterprise"? Testosterone poisoning?
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