For you young’ns, there once was a series called Battlestar Galactica, created to cash in on a boom in science fiction stories, taking bits and pieces of many different stories to tell the tale of a ragtag fleet of alien refugees running after the destruction of their homeworld by robotic monsters. That part probably sounds familiar, but when I mention that this was all the way back in 1978, you’ll probably groan and start to mock the special effects. Wanna see why that’s a mistake? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Dynamite Entertainment sent us a sneak peek of Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck #1, that you can check out, after the jump!
Dynamite proudly announces that the #1 New York Times bestselling author Tony Lee (Doctor Who, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Superboy) will spotlight the origin of a beloved sci-fi character in the upcoming Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck four-issue miniseries, based on the NBCUniversal television show. The Starbuck miniseries is based on the classic 1978 version of Battlestar Galactica and is licensed through the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.
Starbuck and Apollo are lost in space with no robots or conniving doctors to help them. Are their time weapons responsible? Have they erased decades of Colonial history from the face of the universe? Find out in this, your Major Spoilers review.
There are those who believe that stories here began back there, far across time with rooms of writers who may have provided the basis for licensed comic adaptations of popular television shows… who may have been the architects of fantastic sequential storytelling… Some believe there may yet be derivative works that even now fight to survive—somewhere beyond the comic book rack! Fleeing from the Cylon tyranny, the original version of the last battlestar, Galactica, leads a rag-tag fugitive fleet on a lonely quest through Dynamite Entertainment’s “Battlestar Galactica” ongoing series. Read on for your Major Spoilers review of its inaugural issue.
Dynamite announces the renewal of the classic 1978 Battlestar Galactica license with NBCUniversal, as the acclaimed writing duo of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning sign on to write an epic Battlestar Galactica series for Dynamite Entertainment in 2013! This classic Battlestar Galactica series is licensed by NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.
If you are looking to pick up some props from the Battlestar Galactica television series, Propworx is holding a auction this weekend that you might want to check out.
There are some really awesome pieces from the original series and the Sci-Fi remake including a full sized Gold Cylon and your very own Daggit!
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2011.
This week, we go back, back, back, back, way back to the 1970s and the television viewing habits of our youth – well, some of our youths, as others weren’t born until the mid-’80s, and some of you didn’t arrive until the (gasp) ’90s.
Two television series arrived in the late ’70s to vie for our attention, and capitalize on the Star Wars craze.
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA 1978
BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25th CENTURY
If you ever wondered what would happen if Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek every crossed over, this clip of Gary the Cylon gives you a pretty good idea. A few swear words means you need to keep the speaker low if your are at work – unless of course you work at a really cool place where your boss doesn’t have a stick halfway up his ass, and the steno girl isn’t always looking for a way to slap a sexual harassment suit on everyone.
One of the Legion of Spoilerites suggested this week’s Major Spoilers Poll of the Week. After last week’s trouncing of the Cybermen by the Borg, Rich wants to know who would win if the Daleks were pitted against the old school Cylons?
This week, Dynamite Entertainment has Galactica: 1980 #4 and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly #7 arriving in stores.Â The company sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issues that you can see after the jump.