Babylon 5 20th Anniversary: Visual Celebration Book!

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  1. Admiral_Young

    Admiral_Young Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    This is a type of book that I know as a huge B5 fan have been waiting for quite some time. It looks like it will become available next month from B5 Books.com and if you're going to Phoenix Con you can pick up copies??? This looks simply beautiful.

    http://www.cafepress.com/b5books/10072577
     
  2. Klaus

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  3. Mr Light

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    $88 dollars?!?!?!?!?!?!
     
  4. Neroon

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    Read the description. Even for a skinflint like me... it's worth that price.
     
  5. Jan

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    I think it's a great idea that folks attending Phoenix Comicon will be able to order early and pick their book up there. Can't wait to see it in person!

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  6. The Grinch Doctor

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    Wow, that looks really nice. They clearly put a look of work into it and it shows. I might just have to pick that up.
     
  7. Tom Hendricks

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    I'm so getting this. I have always regretted not getting the script books.
     
  8. Evil Twin

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    I definitely want to get this. The only B5 book I own is "Creating Babylon 5" from 1997 which only covers seasons 1-4.
     
  9. Admiral_Young

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    I was floored by the price, but as Neroon stated this is going to be worth it. I've been waiting for a book like this since the end of the series. I've regretted not being able to get the scriptbooks as well, so this is going to be awesome to get.
     
  10. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Yeah, this volume is a must-have item for me. I didn't buy the script or echoes books as I don't have unlimited shelf space. This book is relatively expensive but I think it's worth it.
     
  11. The Mirrorball Man

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    For me Babylon 5 wasn't a visual experience. The visuals helped convey the narrative, and not much more. I'm not really interested in the book.
     
  12. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I heard that JMS was getting a bunch of the Crusade actors together to record some of the unfilmed scripts for release on audio CD. Anyone heard any more about that?
     
  13. Sindatur

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    I hadn't heard anything about that at all? Sounds very appetizing, I read two of the Unfilmed scripts, and they were great, the show got cut right before it really opened up and hit it's stride. An Audio continuation would be a most welcome addition to Crusade
     
  14. Asbo Zaprudder

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    From an email that I received from B5 books last March 19:

    ETA: I'm not sure I want to spend £20 per script book to obtain each of those CDs. I'd willingly pay say £5 to download MP3 versions, however.
     
  15. Jan

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    NOTE that all we've been told is that voices will be familiar. That may or MAY NOT include Crusade actors. For example, we know that Pat Tallman, Claudia Christian, Bruce Boxleitner and Robin Atkin Downes all do voice work and I imagine others in the cast I'm not aware of.

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  16. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Yes, wishful thinking was making me jump to conclusions there.
     
  17. RandyS

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    Yeah, that IS a bit much, but after putting $44. away for the next two months, It'll be doable.
     
  18. EmoBorg

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    I love Babylon 5 but i don't think i will get the book.
     
  19. Tom Hendricks

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    So, the pre-order starts on June 24th, correct?
     
  20. Admiral_Young

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    June 24th is the book release date. The link states that pre-orders will be announced closer to the release date. Also the $88 dollar price tag is only for the first seven days after it's release. The final price after this time will be $134 dollars. The books available at Phoenix Con will also be $88 bucks.