Sunday, August 23, 2015
Out Now: The Unauthorized Guide To Trek: The Complete TOS Crew Book By James Van Hise
“A gem of a book...every Trekkie and sci-fi fan needs this on their shelf.” —Goodreads
The classic, complete guide to both the crew of the Starship Enterprise and the actors and actresses who brought them to life.
Written in the 1990s, this acclaimed book covers the all the members of the original crew: Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Uhura, Scotty, Sulu, Chekov and Chapel. It’s filled with profiles of each character, biographies of the stars who played them, as well as in-depth conversations with the actors.
Trek fans will learn things they never knew, and gain new insights into William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Majel Barrett, and Walter Koenig.
The Complete TOS Crew Book is written by media journalist James Van Hise, creator of the much-beloved Enterprise Incidents magazine. Van Hise has been hailed by the Star Trek Expanded Universe Wiki as “The eminent Star Trek reference book author.”
You'll also find rare publicity stills and personal photos, taken by the author, of the actors themselves.
Bonus: Brand new caricatures of each crew member, especially commissioned for this book, by the award-winning political cartoonist and Filmation animator, Darryle Purcell. Plus a preface by Mr. Purcell on the role Star Trek played in his life.