Monday, 30 July 2012

CLASSIC ART: BOJAY BLASTS BACK!


Normally associated for his super STAR WARS art work, the ever talented Matt Busch also did this brilliant 2000 Galactica classic series piece of the Pegasus's top Colonial Warrior, Bojay (played by Jack Stauffer), who was introduced to the series in the two-parter The Living Legend.

Terrific work, Matt. The art is available to purchase here: Comic Art For Sale from RomitaMan Original Art, Battlestar Galactica Gallery Special Pinup (2000). by Comic Artist(s) Matt Busch

Check out Matt's site here: The Rock Star of Illustration - Real Detroit Weekly

Check out Jack Stauffer's official page here: Welcome to Jack Stauffer.com


CLASSIC IMAGE: FRIENDS AND WARRIORS


Well cast in their roles as Blue Squadron leader Captain Apollo and his friend and battle comrade, Starbuck, Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict make a fine pairing in the original series, in this posed image for the original pilot episode.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: HAUL OUT THE GARRISON


The cat's out of the bag: the Cylons are on Carillon. The trap has been sprung, in this atmospheric moment from Saga of a Star World.

Monday, 23 July 2012

COMING SOON: 'THE BATTLESTAR GALACTICA PORTFOLIO'


He may be best known for his stunning pre and post production work on the Classic STAR WARS Trilogy, but late artist Ralph McQuarrie's incredible and iconic skills were also brought to fruitful bear in the realisation of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to weekly TV in 1977/78.

Now, McQuarrie's friends and artistic partners at DREAMS & VISIONS PRESS have secured a new deal with UNIVERSAL to release his tremendous art for Glen Larson's series in a special portfolio being released next year, in worthy time for the series landmark 35th Anniversary. Check out their FACEBOOK page for more news, and eventual details of how to get hold of THE BATTLESTAR GALACTICA portfolio: Dreams and Visions Press



Thursday, 19 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: ATHENA'S QUALITY TIME


Time for another shot of the lovely Hawaiian born actress Maren Jensen, posing for an outdoor publicity image on the UNIVERSAL backlot for the series during filming of the it's original mega-length pilot episode.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: DECAYED DECIPHERINGS...


Inside one of the lost Tombs of Kobol, under outside attack from Cylon warships, warrior cadet Serina watches as Commander Adama desperately tries to uncover the damaged final inscriptions about the Thirteenth Tribe's location on Earth, in this tense scene from part two of LOST PLANET OF THE GODS.

Thursday, 12 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: PIONEER OF DREAMS


Dream maker John Dykstra, pictured here with the iconic Battlestar, the man who helped change the way science fiction movies were made with the original STAR WARS, would lend his expertise to the small screen in 1978, producing the original first five hours of the classic BATTLESTAR GALACTICA TV series.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: SMALL VIPERS!


A highly detailed batch of small scale model Vipers await their blue screen filming at the Apogee facility at Marin County in 1978.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: A NARROW ESCAPE!


Having rescued Cassiopeia from a cannibalistic fate from the Ovion young on Carillon, Starbuck gives escape cover fire in a scene caught on one of the 1978 BATTLESTAR GALACTICA bubble gum cards that wasn't in the eventual TV or theatrical release of Saga of a Star World.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

CLASSIC IMAGE: THE TWO APOLLO'S!


You've got to hand it to modern Galactica developer Ronald D. Moore for having the bright spark of involving original series veteran Richard Hatch in the new series re-imagining: it was a fine crowd-pleasing comeback for original fans and a nice nod to the past, as well as Hatch's previous sterling, if so far sadly unsuccessful, efforts to get a continuation of the original interpretation of the show off the ground. He may not be playing Apollo anymore, that part now inhabited by Jamie Bamber (who'd gave it a different, less heroic, and more fallible edge), but Hatch delivered a consistently excellent performance nonetheless in the guise of new anti-hero character, Tom Zarek.