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Old April 18 2013, 06:47 PM   #361
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

The cover is out now: http://www.thetrekcollective.com/201...f-futures.html

Pretty uninspired if you ask me. Would have liked something with more going on than a portrait shot for the cover of the start of a series called Rise of the Federation.
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Old April 18 2013, 07:28 PM   #362
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To be honest, that's pretty much what I was expecting the cover to be like.
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Old April 18 2013, 07:37 PM   #363
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

Yup - that seems to be what Trek covers look like these days...
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Old April 18 2013, 08:35 PM   #364
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Uh, I don't really like that cover. Archer looks like his dog just died.
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Old April 18 2013, 08:43 PM   #365
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Very dissapoiting cover, but then again, we don't buy TrekLit for the covers, but for the words.
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Old April 18 2013, 10:23 PM   #366
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

Real disappointing.

Great way to snare readers who may not otherwise pick up a Trek book. Sad Archer portrait. Think Pocket needs someone new to commission the covers for these books.
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Old April 18 2013, 10:41 PM   #367
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Well. That's a book cover.
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Old April 18 2013, 10:51 PM   #368
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I would have prefer something more overtly patriotically Federation-y, but it's not awful. Bakula's image may well draw some sales.
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Old April 18 2013, 10:55 PM   #369
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

^We wanted to put a Federation logo in the background, but they couldn't find good reference for the 2161-era logo glimpsed in "These Are the Voyages."
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Old April 18 2013, 11:52 PM   #370
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

An NX-refit would have worked too. Or a Daedalus. Just saying.
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Old April 19 2013, 12:09 AM   #371
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Re: Coming July 2013: STAR TREK ENTERPRISE — RISE OF THE FEDERATION

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An NX-refit would have worked too. Or a Daedalus. Just saying.
Maybe next time...
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Old April 19 2013, 12:26 AM   #372
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^We wanted to put a Federation logo in the background, but they couldn't find good reference for the 2161-era logo glimpsed in "These Are the Voyages."
Aw, that's too bad.
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Old April 19 2013, 02:07 AM   #373
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Uh, I don't really like that cover. Archer looks like his dog just died.
Too soon.
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Old April 19 2013, 02:52 AM   #374
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Archer looks like his dog just died.
Or at least beamed into transporter oblivion as part of some weird experiment.
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Old April 19 2013, 03:34 AM   #375
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^We wanted to put a Federation logo in the background, but they couldn't find good reference for the 2161-era logo glimpsed in "These Are the Voyages."
Well that's a 5-minute Photoshop cover. Ah well. It's all about the worlds.

Just a thought, but wouldn't Mike and Denise Okuda have all the reference material you'd need? They're easily reachable on Facebook. I would have assumed they designed that logo.
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