Thursday 13 April 2017


From August 1976: the very first issue of multi-decade Geek magazine mainstay (and regular source of posts for Starlogged) STARLOG.

The (really nice) cover art says it all: this was concieved as a less-than-official STAR TREK magazine to cash-in on the ongoing reruns in first-run syndication.  But the lawyers pointed-out that Paramount would sue if it was too obviously a Trek tie-in.  So packing out the pages with other SF (pre-STAR WARS) was the best way of staying legit.

And thus an empire (which - from the early 1980s onwards - did include officially licensed Trek mags) was spawned....

1 comment:

  1. I assume you own a copy of this ?

    would love to see some page scans.


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