Star Trek: The Visual Dictionary...Finally?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Admiral_Young, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Admiral_Young

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  2. Patrick O'Brien

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    ^I am thinking kids book as it has only 96 pages. Also if you click on the Corporat Author, it is a list of children's books they have produced.
     
  3. Admiral_Young

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    Yeah...but this looks like it obviously a very early listing. I'll be eager to see actual information on this when we get close to March. Even if it is a "children's book" the Visual Guides/Dictionaries that DK producers that are that many pages are pretty decent. So either way I'm most intrigued about this.
     
  4. bfollowell

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    So what? Let's be honest, most of the DK Star Wars Visual books and Cross-Section books are technically children's books too. A lot of us adults still think they're cool as hell.

    I doubt anyone familiar with DK or their normal product lines is expecting a full-blown technical manual or anything along those lines.

    I'm hopeful.

    - Byron
     
  5. King Daniel Beyond

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    Seems to be based on prime-'verse Trek only.
     
  6. Peter Q Taggart

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    I would LOVE to see a DK Star Trek Cross-Sections book.
     
  7. DEWLine

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    Until there is one, I recommend you get the upcoming Haynes book on the B'Rel-class Bird-of-Prey. It'll tide you over very nicely!
     
  8. JD

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    I've only flipped through a few of DK's comic book and SW books, but they all look pretty cool. This definitely has a lot of potential.
     
  9. Admiral_Young

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    I hope this is the first one in a series. If it is only covering "Star Trek" then that would explain the 96 pages. I'm actually really excited about this. Thanks for posting the blurb King Daniel.
     
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  11. King Daniel Beyond

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    A temporary one, thank goodness!
     
  12. Dream

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    Yeah, what the hell is the Borg Queen doing in the center of the cover?:lol:
     
  13. Therin of Andor

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    Popular character from a well-received, box-office blockbuster. Worf, Borg Queen & Spock seem like as good a trio as any.
     
  14. Greg Cox

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    I've already ordered my copy.

    I actually have an entire shelf of DK books. They may be "kid's books," but they're useful when you need quick visual reference of ancient Egypt or locomotives or weather balloons or whatever . . ..
     
  15. Dick Whitman

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    This is awesome! I been hoping for this for years.

    Kids Books? Damn straight! That is a good thing. I remember first looking at their books in the library in grade school. I have a huge book shelf of their stuff too. I even bought DK books on subjects I really had no prior interest in. But was impressed with the designs.
     
  16. Admiral_Young

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    I'm so excited for this!
     
  17. ProwlAlpha

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    Despite it being a kids book, the Star Wars versions had some technical background to the Acclamators and other starships seen in the universe. So, hopefully, we will get some finally needed registry holes plugged if they are doing a layout of a starship class like the Excelsior with a registry for the Farragut.
     
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  19. Dick Whitman

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    I am glad to see Enterprise will be strongly represented in this.
     
  20. teacake

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    This is wonderful!!!!

    I can't wait to see what's in it :)

    The Star Wars ones are huge fun.