|The Best of Trek|
|Name:||The Best of Trek|
|Author:|| Walter Irwin|
G.B. Love, editors
The Best of Trek #1 contained more of a real-world perspective than many other Best of Trek volumes, with several articles focusing on Star Trek behind the scenes, featuring interviews with TOS cast members, among them two by eminent Star Trek reference book author James Van Hise.
- "Star Trek: Then and Now" - by G.B. Love
- "The Klingons: Their History and Empire" - Leslie Thompson
- "Star Trek Miniatures: The Starship Enterprise" - Richard G. Van Treuren
- "Trek Interview: Walter Koenig"
- "Mr. Spock: A Personal Memoir" - Leslie Thompson
- "The Monsters of Star Trek" - Winslow Leach
- "Star Trek and Me" - Fern Lynch and Isobel Real
- "A Look at Leonard McCoy" - Walter Irwin
- "Chicago Con: A $100,000 Fan Ripoff?" - Janet Smith-Bozarth
- "An Evening with Gene Roddenberry, 1974" - James Van Hise
- "Shortcuts Through Space in Star Trek" - Mark Andrew Golding
- "Trek Interview: James Doohan"
- "The Animated Star Trek: An Analysis" - Bill Norton
- "The Animated Star Trek Index" - by theTrek staff
- "A Sampling of Trek Roundtable"
- "The Psychology of Mr. Spock's Popularity" - Gloria-Ann Rovelstad
- "The Star Trek Comic Books" - Leslie Thompson and Walter Irwin
- "The Trek Fan of the Month"
- "Gene Roddenberry: A Short Profile" - Adam Eisenberg
- "An Evening with Gene Roddenberry, 1977" - G.B. Love
- "A Look at Star Trek Fandom" - Janet Smith-Bozarth
- "An Evening with George Takei" - Walter Irwin
- "The Romulans" - Leslie Thompson
- "Trek Interview: Grace Lee Whitney"
- "Star Trek Time Travels" - James Houston (with rebuttal by Walter Irwin)
- "A Sampling of Trek Trivia"
- "An Evening with Leonard Nimoy" - James Van Hise
- "Star Trek Miniatures: The Other Space Ships" - Richard G. Van Treuren
- "Star Trek Mysteries–Solved!" - Leslie Thompson
- "How the Time Warp Drive Works" - Mark Andrew Golding
- "Trek Fan Poll Results" - Walter Irwin and G.B. Love
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