The focus is primarily on television, including the surely-going-to-happen new Star Trek series intended to replace the definitely-not-gonna-happen Star Trek feature film, but Star Wars continues to pull focus. And William Shatner tries to walk away from it all.
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I want to welcome them back with open arms as they announce the relaunch of the brand as an online publication.
The eighth issue of Starlog hit the stands on July 14, 1977, the fifth of the eight-times-a-year issues. Star Wars doesn’t dominate quite as much as the previous issue, but it’s presence is still felt, and the both the Star Trek movie and the real-life Enterprise continue to sputter.
The 18 Coolest Things in Starlog #007: Star Wars Finally Takes Off, the Star Trek Movie Continues to Idle, and Gene Roddenberry Is Still Better Than You.
The seventh issue of Starlog hit the stands on June 2, 1977, a mere two weeks after Star Wars was released – and the rest of science fiction world went on about its business, not yet grasping how much things were about to change.
The Twelve Coolest Things in Starlog #006: More Rumors of Star Wars, Much Merch, and Who’s the Doctor?
Readers start getting more contentious, Star Trek: The Motion Picture continues to be a quagmire, and the Doctor makes his first appearance.
The magazine starts to move beyond sci-fi shows and movies, largely because there weren’t that many to write about, and gets more into actual science and technology.
The Eleven Coolest Things in Starlog #004: Fantastic Stinkers in 3-D, David Gerrold Gets Critical, and Starlog Wants Your Stuff.
The fourth issue of Starlog came out on January 13, 1977, the first of the eight-times-a-year issues. There are more advertisers, more words and more angry nitpicks from the readers.
In this issue’s convention coverage, Starlog starts to get its Heisenberg on by acknowledging its own existence in the sci-fi fandom it serves. Meta!
In the second issue, Starlog was still finding its way, mostly by looking back. So, let’s look back at Starlog looking back!
The first issue of Starlog appeared in June of 1976, that sweet spot when Star Trek ruled sci-fi fandom, before Star Wars came along and changed everything.