|Ships of the Line 2014|
Cover by Douglas E. Graves
|Series:||ENT, DS9, TOS, TNG|
|Illustrator(s):||Doug Drexler, John Eaves, Leonard A. Emery, Douglas E. Graves, Jim Hibbert, D. M. Phoenix, Mark Rademaker, Tobias Richter, Ali Ries, Alain Rivard, Dan Uyeno|
|Published:||20 August 2013|
|ISBN:||ISBN-10: 0789326655, ISBN-13: 978-0789326652|
- A longtime favorite among serious Trekkers and casual fans alike, the Star Trek 2014 Wall Calendar: Ships of the Line has what you can’t get anywhere else—spectacular, eye-popping full-color illustrations of the sleek vessels, monumental space stations, and epic starscapes from across the Star Trek universe. Each spread takes the viewer straight into the very heart of Starfleet.
- Fourteen beautifully rendered, all new paintings and digital illustrations feature all the action, space drama, and painstaking detail for which these fan-favorite conceptual artists have become famous within the Star Trek community.
- Great moments from Starfleet history—including first encounters, iconic battles, and early milestones in interstellar exploration—are brought to vivid life.
- Star Trek: Ships of the Line’s horizontal, panoramic format maximizes the image space without sacrificing usability or detail.
- Bonus center poster included!
- Cover: Nothing But Trouble, by Douglas E. Graves
- The refit USS Enterprise, the SW7-class shuttlecraft Herschel, and a travel pod in an orbiting drydock. And in the distance, an unnamed Miranda-class starship in a similar dock.
- The Columbia-class SS Enterprise and an original configuration NX-class ship engage four Romulan bird-of-prey.
- Space shuttle Enterprise is tractored in to the Starfleet Museum of Deep Space Exploration by a shuttlepod. Docked at the museum are replicas of the starships Enterprise NX-01, NCC-1701 and its refit version, and the Enterprises B, C and D.
- In a planetary system, the USS Enterprise-E opens its aft shuttlebay for the approaching Argo and another Argo-type shuttle.
- On a luna surface, an astronaut paints a picture of an orbiting starship similar to a Decatur-class vessel.
- On the TrekBBS forum, the artist says this ship is of the Athabaska-class.
- Center: The Shape of Things to Come, by Doug Drexler and Michael Murray
- The USS Repulse battles a gigantic squid-like volcano-creature erupting from a planet. This engagement will become known as the Battle of Hell's Mouth.
- September: Rio Grande Departing, by Tobias Richter
- The Danube-class runabout, USS Rio Grande, fitted with a sensor rollbar, departs Deep Space 9. The USS Excelsior keeps station in the background.
- An early-21st century artists impression of a theoretical twin-ringed IXS Enterprise as it departs Mars.
- December: Her Journey Ends Never, by Alain Rivard
- The Enterprise-E in flight past a moon.