2009 Fall Book Preview With Covers

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  1. Deranged Nasat

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    ^ Ooh, new avatar! :) Nice!
     
  2. Nerys Ghemor

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    I felt like it was a much-needed message this Fourth of July.

    Plus...I couldn't resist having a Cardassian say "DONT TREAD ON ME"!!! ;)

    (Edited to add: Yes, I know I left out the apostrophe. Google "Gadsden Flag" and you'll see why.)
     
  3. Dimesdan

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    Not wanting to derail this thread even more, could you explain what you mean by this?
     
  4. Nerys Ghemor

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    "Don't Tread on Me" was a phrase that appeared on one of the very first flags used by the American colonists during the Revolutionary War. It is also gaining a lot of use again in modern day as a conservative/libertarian protest symbol. Here is a link to the history of the Gadsden Flag, with an image...which will also give you an idea why I would associate the phrase with a Cardassian.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadsden_Flag
     
  5. Deranged Nasat

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    :techman: Appropriate. By the way, I suppose now's a good time to say, to all you Americans posting here, happy Independence Day!
     
  6. Dimesdan

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    And to quote a certain King, nothing important happened today.
     
  7. Allyn Gibson

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    Obviously that King did not realize that Horatio Hornblower had been born that morning.
     
  8. Marie1

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    :D

    Kinda on topic, Cliff Nielsen did the Avatar and MG covers, as well as the one for the new Titan book (Titan? The one with the water planet) and the Troublesome minds one, according to the official mgmt site. Cool...
     
  9. Nerys Ghemor

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    OK...I just e-mailed Sparth to see if he'll provide any info on print sales. I'll let you guys know if I get anything!
     
  10. JD

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    Nielsen's stuff is awsome. When I found out that (some) MB pages listed the cover artists, I discovered that alot of my favorites were by Nielsen.
     
  11. Stevil2001

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    Cliff Nielsen is a god amongst cover artists; I love his Young Wizards work especially.
     
  12. Nerys Ghemor

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    Which ones were his? I've seen several types of covers for the Young Wizards series depending on what edition you get. Mind posting an example? :)
     
  13. LutherSloan

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    That synopsis for Precipice has a LOT of spoilers already, which is a surprise....
     
  14. Trent Roman

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    Covers seem bland, except for Synthesis. I agree with whoever said it had a bit of the Harlequin about it, but it's very dynamic and shiny.

    Fictitiously yours, Trent Roman
     
  15. Stevil2001

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    The most recent set but one-- not the current editions with the big heads, but before that. The Young Wizards website highlights his covers: http://www.youngwizards.com/So-You-Want-To-Be-A-Wizard-Mass-Market-Edition
     
  16. Nerys Ghemor

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    Ohhhh, yeah...those were gorgeous. :)
     
  17. Man of Steel

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    By the way, I was looking through the catalog and I saw the original cover for Unworthy and I have to say I like that one then the current one. In fact, I prefer that one. Why they din't use that one and went with the same cover as FC is beyond me.
     
  18. Dimesdan

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    Never seen those, as for his New Jedi Order cover's he did, I loved them - did he just do the hardbacks for the series?
     
  19. Section 31

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    It's always an exciting time when the covers (or previously unknown info) on upcoming books are released. It all looks exciting, and I look forward to having them on my shelf.

    Now I just have to catch up with my reading between now and then...
     
  20. Stevil2001

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    Yup. His other Star Wars work has been the Jedi Apprentice novels and the Dark Nest trilogy.