Eaglemoss Hero Collector has revealed that they will launch an ongoing comprehensive encyclopedia of all the Star Trek ships. Check out the full details and images for the first volume below, Trekkies. AFJ has reviewed several of the Eaglemoss Hero Collector Star Trek ships in the past (seen HERE), they are bar none the best thing to show off your Trek Geek flag. #AFJ4LIFE
Press Release: In a move sure to be hailed by Star Trek fans of every generation, Eaglemoss Hero Collector, designers, manufacturers and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the many worlds of pop culture, today announced the publication of the first volume in the new Star Trek Shipyards series, the definitive visual encyclopedia to each and every ship that’s ever appeared in any corner of the storied Star Trek universe, either on television or in theaters.
Officially Authorized by CBS Studios and written by Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley and Matt McAllister, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2151-2293 is a comprehensive 184 page hardcover chronological history and visual guide featuring in-depth profiles of Starfleet ships from the birth of the Federation to the launch of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-B and the presumed death of Captain James T. Kirk. It also includes a chapter on Earth’s pre-Federation vessels, including Zefram Cochrane’s Phoenix, which made mankind’s first faster-than-light journey.
Lavishly illustrated with CG artwork using original VFX models created for the Star Trek TV shows and films, this volume also provides fans with what will be for most of them the first opportunity to see all the starships from Star Trek: Discovery in close detail, even the ones that were barely visible in the climactic battle sequence from the series’ second episode, “Battle at the Binary Stars.”
Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2151-2293 is also available in a deluxe window-boxed edition that includes a die-cast collector’s model of the U.S.S. Enterprise NC-1701 from the classic 1966 original Star Trek television series along with a display base.
Like all Eaglemoss Hero Collector books, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2151-2293 (ISBN: 978-1-85875-522-9) may be purchased from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indigo, independent booksellers, and select specialty stores including comic shops and gaming stores. It is priced at $29.95 in the US and $39.95 in Canada. The boxed gift set (978-1-85875-521-2) is priced at $49.95 in the US and $65.95 in Canada.
The second volume in the series, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294 to the Future, is scheduled for publication on November 13, 2018. Both volumes are part of Eaglemoss Hero Collector’s “Premier Editions,” exquisitely designed, painstakingly researched visual guides and books that delve deep behind the scenes of some of most beloved icons of comic and sci-fi fandom.
About Eaglemoss Hero Collector
Eaglemoss Hero Collector exhibits a passion for creativity and innovation evident in everything we design, manufacture and publish. We invest generously in creating, researching and marketing our offerings, working closely with our licensors and partners every step of the way to achieve superior results. Nowhere is this more evident than in the sci-fi, fantasy and comic-based figures, vehicles and commemorative originals merchandised and promoted under our Hero Collector brand. Prized by fans and collectors the world over for their incredible detail, Eaglemoss is the standard by which lesser lines are often judged. www.herocollector.com
About the Authors
Ben Robinson is best known as the man behind Eaglemoss Hero Collector’s Official Star Trek Starships Collection, which in the last three years has become the largest and best-regarded collection of model Star Trek ships ever produced.
He has been involved with Star Trek for 20 years. Ben was the launch editor of the hugely successful Star Trek Fact Files reference work, which sold over 50 million units. Then he went on to edit the US Star Trek: The Magazine, which ran between 1999 and 2003. He has co-written two Haynes Manuals, the first featuring all seven Enterprises, and the second focusing on the Klingon Bird-of-Prey. Ben is particularly passionate about the writing, design, and visual effects behind the series. In the last two decades he has conducted extensive interviews with many of the most significant figures in the history of Star Trek from Dorothy Fontana and Matt Jefferies to Michael Piller, Ira Steven Behr, Ron D. Moore and Bryan Fuller.
Marcus Riley is the editor of Eaglemoss Hero Collectror’s Official Star Trek Starships Collection, a veteran of the Star Trek Fact Files reference work and the Briefings Editor of the US edition of Star Trek: The Magazine, which ran between 1999 and 2003. Marcus also co-wrote the U.S.S. Enterprise Haynes Manual.
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