If something comes along in a book that's based on an image in the calendars, it's far more realistic to conclude that the writer or editor was inspired by a really cool calendar image.
True. For example, this applies to Admiral Ross's background as described in The Future Begins
. Ever since I saw that image of escape pods leaving their damaged ship in the calendar (2002?), I wanted to do something with it, and even went so far as to plot a story that was, in some way, tFB