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Eaglemoss Collections is a British publishing company that produces licensed magazines and collectibles and has offices in London, New York, Moscow, Paris, São Paolo, and Warsaw.

Formed in 2011 from the merger of Eaglemoss Publications and GE Fabbri, the company largely focuses on publishing "partwork" magazines. Presently, it publishes about 150 collections in thirty markets, in thirteen different languages.

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Eaglemoss currently holds licensing for a number of "genre" entertainment properties from 20th Century Fox (Alien, Predator), the BBC (Doctor Who), DC Comics, Marvel, Striker Entertainment (Valerian), and Universal Studios (Back to the Future, Battlestar Galactica), among others.

Eaglemoss Collections, a division of the Eaglemoss Publishing Group, is presently owned by Eaglemoss Capital Ltd., a holding company comprised of private investors based in London and Paris.

Eaglemoss was formerly a sister company of Data Base Factory when both were subsidiaries of the Financière Aurénis Group. Data Base Factory was acquired by CCA International Inc. in 2015 and presently performs several marketing-related services for Eaglemoss in the UK (and various non-English-speaking countries), under its new company name.

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Eaglemoss markets many of its popular culture collections under its "Hero Collector" brand and operates associated web portals under this trademark. Ben Robinson is the project manager for this imprint and many of Eaglemoss' science fiction and pop culture-related partworks and products.

Star Trek licensingEdit

In May 2012, the UK division of the company launched the Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection partwork, under licensing from CBS Consumer Products. In Japan, the magazine is published by De Agostini, another partwork publisher, under its own imprint.

A spin-off partwork called the "Star Trek Starships XL Edition", exclusively comprised of some of the larger hero ships from the Collection, premiered in the US in 2017. Anovos began to market a number of these XL starships in 2018.

Eaglemoss began to publish volumes of the Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection in January 2017. This series of hardcover books is composed of previously published Star Trek comic books from a wide range of publishers.

On 31 January 2018, the company premiered the Star Trek: Discovery The Official Starships Collection partwork. Eaglemoss also partnered with Simon & Schuster in 2018 for a contest to cross-promote this collection and the first three Star Trek: Discovery novels. [1]

The company also publishes the Star Trek: Designing Starships and Star Trek: Shipyards series of hardcover reference books, principally compiled from content in both Official Starships Collections' magazines. A number of these books are also published by Random House in mass-market editions under the Hero Collector imprint, and an edition of the first Shipyards volume included a starship model from the first partwork.

In August 2018, Eaglemoss previewed the first volume from an upcoming Illustrated Handbook reference book series which was titled Star Trek: The Next Generation: The USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D Illustrated Handbook and is slated to debut in May 2019.

Another monthly partwork called the Star Trek: The Official Busts Collection premiered on 4 October 2018 at the New York Comic Con. Featuring 4.5 to 6 inch-tall polyresin busts of a number of Star Trek characters, the company began to release them through its own webshops and Diamond Comics-affiliated retailers, commencing in October 2018.

Eaglemoss is considering the production of a partwork featuring a "build-your-own" large-sized USS Enterprise-D, similar to De Agostini's short-lived project. It has also polled collectors to gauge interest in sixty to eighty centimeter-long starship models with built-in lights, forty centimeter-long models with LED lighting (a USS Enterprise refit, a USS Enterprise-D and a USS Voyager with movable nacelles), and a fifty centimeter-wide USS Enterprise-D bridge with electronic features.

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