Eaglemoss Hero Collector sent along a press release announcing their new book Star Trek – Designing Starships Vol. 2 that is available starting today.
SECOND VOLUME IN COMPREHENSIVE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STAR TREK™ SHIPS
LIFTS OFF FROM EAGLEMOSS HERO COLLECTOR
New “Star Trek Shipyards” Edition Surveys the Starships of the Far-Flung Future,
Beginning with the Enterprise-D
(New York, NY) Having already boldly gone where no visual reference guide had gone before, 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 second volume in their critically-acclaimed Star Trek Shipyards series, the definitive visual encyclopedia to each and every ship that’s ever appeared in the storied Star Trek universe, either on television or in theaters.
An impressive 240-page hardcover, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294–The Future has been Officially Authorized by CBS Studios and expertly researched and written by Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley and Matt McAllister. This chronological history and visual guide features in-depth profiles of Starfleet ships beginning with the beloved U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D from Star Trek: The Next Generation through to the U.S.S. Voyager and Starfleet’s first true warship, the U.S.S. Defiant, as seen in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. It also features small transports, fighters, multi-mission explorers and time traveling ships from the distant future.
Each ship is illustrated with CG artwork using original VFX models made for the Star Trek TV shows and films, alongside a technical overview and operational history. Chapters include size charts, showing all the ships to scale. An appendix of class listings is featured at the back of the book.
Like all Eaglemoss Hero Collector books, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294–The Future (ISBN: 978-1-85875-530-4) 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.
Both this and the recently released first volume in the series, Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2151-2293, 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.
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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