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Star Trek: Ships of the Line (2018) is the 2018 edition of the Star Trek: Ships of the Line calendar series.

SummaryEdit

Blurb
The panoramic Star Trek 2018 Wall Calendar: Ships of the Line opens horizontally to maximize the detail and drama of each stunning piece of art.
The 2018 edition of this fan-favorite calendar is dedicated to showcasing spectacular images of the most famous vessels from the iconic franchise in a variety of iconic scenes and settings.

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MonthsEdit

  • Cover: "We Are the Borg" by Alain Rivard - The USS Enterprise-D and a Miranda-class starship engage a trio of Borg cubes.
  • January: "These are the Voyages" by Mark Myers and Jeff Summers - The USS Enterprise and a shuttlecraft departing Earth.
    • Original series 1/350 Enterprise build by Myers. Shuttle model and overall art by Summers.
  • February: "Parallels" by Gabriel Koerner - Multiple incarnations of the USS Enterprise-D begin appearing in one quantum reality.
  • March: "The Send Off" by John Eaves - The US Navy's Blue Angels precision flying team and the USAF Thunderbirds precision flying team flying in formation with the original USS Enterprise.
  • April: "Angel's Gate" by Bill Krause - two Federation starships encounter two Klingon battlecruisers above an asteroid belt.
  • May: "Better Days" by Alain Rivard - The USS Reliant undergoing repairs in drydock, with the USS Enterprise nearby.
  • June: "We Want It Brought Down" by deg - The USS Enterprise is intercepted by an F-104 Starfighter.
  • Technifold: "Development Project: NX-74998" by D.M. Phoenix - technical specifications for the non-canon Phalanx class starship.
  • July: "Follow Me" by Doug Drexler and Ali Ries - The USS Rio Grande and the USS Defiant depart Deep Space 9 (II).
  • August: "Sunset at Veridian" by Michael Wiley - Salvage work commences on the remains of the USS Enterprise-D following the ship's crash landing on Veridian III.
  • September: "What Are You?" by Shrox - the USS Enterprise encounters a large, rectangular, reflective object in the orbit of a gas giant.
  • October: "A Dish Best Served Cold" by Matt Boardman - The USS Indianapolis, accompanied by one of its shuttlecraft, approaches a Federation station with two K'Tinga-class vessels nearby.
  • November: "Vulcan Diplomatic Escort" by Doug Drexler and Ali Ries - The USS Enterprise-D and a Vulcan vessel flying alongside each other through a green-grey nebula.
  • December: "Stellar Survey" by Dan Uyeno - two Federation starships observe a star that is being pulled into a black hole.

Background informationEdit

This was the fifth outing in the Ships of the Line calendar series that saw an internationally released variant edition by Danilo Promotions Limited for the UK and the Commonwealth. As with the previous outing, it was a reprint of the one year prior US 2017 edition, with the same contents, though, again, there were some slight editorial differences.

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