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Old September 17 2012, 04:37 PM   #46
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

Did Geordi take a bigger demotion than I thought? I know he gave up the rank of Captain, but didn't he just go down to commander? Or this is an error on Pocket's behalf?
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Old September 17 2012, 04:43 PM   #47
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

Seems like it is an error, since this is most likely a photo from one of the films being used
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Old September 17 2012, 04:50 PM   #48
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

^Seems like a weird thing to screw up. Hopefully they caught it before the book went to print/goes to print..
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Old September 17 2012, 06:25 PM   #49
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

While there's nothing particularly groundbreaking or different about the cover art, I like it. Looking forward to seeing the artwork for the third book (which I'm guessing will feature Worf on the cover... I'd be really surprised if a treklit-only character like Choudhury popped up on a U.S. cover design since it rarely happens).
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Old September 18 2012, 11:54 PM   #50
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Well with Dr. Soong, I was actually thinking of his appearance in the Season 7 episode where we met Data's "mother", and he had programmed a FAQ disc in the event that it was discovered that Data's mother wasn't human.
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Old September 19 2012, 09:55 PM   #51
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

Really looking forward to this next batch of novels, starting w/ Brinkmanship this month. The covers aren't too bad. They're [looks at the covers], they're [looks again], they are green.
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Old September 22 2012, 02:07 AM   #52
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Well, it's too bad that we couldn't get even one cover a year that wasn't Photoshopped or done on computer, but was an actual painted cover, kind of like how TNG covers were done in the early 90's. Plus I remember that several of those covers had the main characters plus a character or two from the story (such as Eye Of The Beholder).
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Old September 22 2012, 12:07 PM   #53
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

Warp Coil wrote: View Post
While there's nothing particularly groundbreaking or different about the cover art, I like it. Looking forward to seeing the artwork for the third book (which I'm guessing will feature Worf on the cover... I'd be really surprised if a treklit-only character like Choudhury popped up on a U.S. cover design since it rarely happens).
You are correct:

http://d28hgpri8am2if.cloudfront.net...1650747_hr.jpg

And, as a triptych, it looks like this:

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Old September 22 2012, 01:14 PM   #54
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

All three together now, and I can really dig it!!!
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Old September 22 2012, 02:10 PM   #55
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

DarkHorizon wrote: View Post
Warp Coil wrote: View Post
While there's nothing particularly groundbreaking or different about the cover art, I like it. Looking forward to seeing the artwork for the third book (which I'm guessing will feature Worf on the cover... I'd be really surprised if a treklit-only character like Choudhury popped up on a U.S. cover design since it rarely happens).
You are correct:

http://d28hgpri8am2if.cloudfront.net...1650747_hr.jpg

And, as a triptych, it looks like this:

Why's Geordi staring at Picard's ear like that?
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Old September 22 2012, 03:39 PM   #56
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Old September 22 2012, 08:01 PM   #57
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

It would look a lot better if the colors lined up on the first two. Other than that I like it.
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Old September 22 2012, 08:22 PM   #58
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

I'd have liked two figues on the third cover for balance. Cloudbury, maybe, or the science officer or someone....
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Old September 22 2012, 08:53 PM   #59
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Re: Still no covers for Cold Equations??

David Mack has a smoother triptych on his website.
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Old September 22 2012, 09:25 PM   #60
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I'd have liked two figues on the third cover for balance. Cloudbury, maybe, or the science officer or someone....
Beverly would have been the obvious choice, if they're going for an all-canon look. I'm not that impressed with these covers, but perhaps they'll look better in printed form...
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