First Look: New Bust to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of “The Wrath of Khan”

Khan bust from Titan Merchandise

June 4th 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Nicholas Meyer’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

To celebrate the “Khaniversary,” Titan Merchandise will be releasing a new maxi bust in their limited edition Star Trek Masterpiece Collection: Khan!

At 8” tall, the three quarter length bust includes a likeness of Ricardo Montalban’s unforgettable movie version of Khan and will retail for about $75 (US).

Look for the bust to go on preorder soon for a June 2012 release.

Every detail, from Khan’s memorable glove to Starfleet pendant are included.

Khan bust detail

Maria Jose and John Tenuto are both sociology professors at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois, specializing in popular culture and subculture studies. The Tenutos have conducted extensive research on Star Trek’s history, and have been invited to present at venues such as Creation Conventions, ReedPOP’s official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention, the St. Louis Science Center, and to the towns of Riverside, Iowa (future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk) and Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. They have appeared in episodes of the Netflix TV show “The Toys that Made Us” and in the Decades Network documentary “Through the Decades: Star Wars 40th Anniversary.” They’ve written for the official Star Trek Magazine and their research has been featured on BBC Radio, WGN News, CBS News, and in the USA Today and WIRED Magazine.

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