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Old September 23 2010, 11:32 PM   #76
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

Well, according to the comments they're aware that Callhoun appears to young and not weathered enough, so there's still hope that the final version will be a bit closer to being a believable warlord turned Starfleet Captain.
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Old September 23 2010, 11:48 PM   #77
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

Well, here's me crossing my fingers.
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Old September 24 2010, 01:14 AM   #78
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Calhoun's face kinda reminds me of the default face for cale Commander Shepard in Mass Effect. Of course, I did just get off a week long binge of the game, so that may be skewing my view...
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Old September 25 2010, 11:32 AM   #79
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

I like Zak the best so far. Looka more lik him anyways.
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Old September 28 2010, 12:04 PM   #80
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Character draft for Shelby
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Old September 28 2010, 12:30 PM   #81
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It's... Shelby. Who would have thought?
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Old September 28 2010, 12:44 PM   #82
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Honestly, after seeing their Calhoun I wasn't so sure about other characters anymore (even the canon-characters ).
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Old September 28 2010, 08:28 PM   #83
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they shouldn't really be able to fuck up doing Shelby...
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Old September 29 2010, 02:22 AM   #84
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Was that photoshoped or painted?
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Old September 29 2010, 07:14 PM   #85
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Looked photoshop to me. Like her photo from "The Best of Both Worlds".
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Old October 1 2010, 05:16 AM   #86
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Who do we have to lobby at Pocket Books to get them to reprint A Stitch in Time with that cover? Seriously, that's an awesome cover, as compared to the Sonia Helios cover which was, to be charitable, not very enticing at all and, by all reports, hurt sales on the book.
Who do we have to lobby to get a reprint of A Stitch in Time period. Not cool to pay $20 online for it...
Wow, $20? Maybe I should dig out my copy and put it on ebay or something. Probably won't read it again (not a huge fan), and if it's going for that kinda money, it'll buy the next couple books for me...
I just bought this off half.com for $8.89 but people are selling it on there for as much as $122!!! And yes, that cover is terrible.
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Old October 2 2010, 05:27 AM   #87
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they shouldn't really be able to fuck up doing Shelby...
Actually she should look 10 years older than she did in Best of Both Worlds.
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Old October 2 2010, 06:51 AM   #88
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they shouldn't really be able to fuck up doing Shelby...
Actually she should look 10 years older than she did in Best of Both Worlds.
Rather six to seven years.

Best of both Worlds happened in 2366/67, the first New Frontier book in 2373. And she was at an age were 6-7 years don't make that big a difference, so in my opinion it's acceptable to use a pic showing here roughly the same as in Best of both Worlds.
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Old October 3 2010, 08:03 AM   #89
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I don't like the New Frontier stuff, but the other covers are great, the cover for 'Losing the peace' is way better and would encourage me to read it more than the original.

Pocket should speak to these guys about producing the covers for the book line, I am sure they could have whipped up something for the Typhon Pact books that would be more inspiring than the current covers
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Old October 3 2010, 05:06 PM   #90
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they shouldn't really be able to fuck up doing Shelby...
Actually she should look 10 years older than she did in Best of Both Worlds.
Rather six to seven years.

Best of both Worlds happened in 2366/67, the first New Frontier book in 2373. And she was at an age were 6-7 years don't make that big a difference, so in my opinion it's acceptable to use a pic showing here roughly the same as in Best of both Worlds.
It could be 10 years depending on which novel it is, because the NF series itself covers a few years doesn't it? It's acceptable of course, but it would have been just as easy to use a more recent photo of Shelby's actress as a reference.
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