Wednesday, 30 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: DESPERATE TIMES...


Apollo and Starbuck find out the truth behind Robber and his family's "acquiring" of Starbuck's unique viper, in a scene shot on the always-handy UNIVERSAL Backlot, for The Long Patrol.

Saturday, 26 September 2015

DELETED SCENE: NEW SURROUNDINGS!


Captured by the mysterious Ovions, young Boxey is brought to their underground lair, in this deleted scene, one of several linked to the alien creatures, from Saga of a Star World.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: THEY'RE AWAY!


Three Vipers burst out of the Galactica landing bay and into battle, in this terrific angle originally conceived for Saga of a Star World.

Saturday, 19 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: "HE'S COMING RIGHT FOR US!"


His victory against Adama seemingly coming true, Baltar is soon dumbstruck by the inexplicable appearance of another Colonial Battlestar to end his triumph, in a memorable scene from the part one ending of The Living Legend.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

CLASSIC ART: SHAPELY SKY PILOTS!


Frank Frazetta's sexy interpretation of Galactica's female warriors (we assume Athena is the one holding the helmet) springing to action against the Cylons, from early publicity linked to Lost Planet of the Gods, would prove one of the most memorable and iconic art pieces linked to the classic series. The overhead Cylon Raiders and landed Vipers also prove an intriguing variation on what we're normally used to seeing.

Saturday, 12 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: THE SPACE PRISON!


Originally one of the generic ships shown in the Galactica's Rag-Tag fleet, this vessel soon became the ominous Prison Barge holding the remaining scum and villainy of humanity for later episodes of the weekly series.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

CLASSIC ART: SHOWCASING A SAGA!


One of the great early posters, by artist Howard Bender, included within MARVEL's BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Super Special adaptation of Saga of a Star World from 1978. Check out the rest of the superb gallery here: STARLOGGED - GEEK MEDIA AGAIN: 1978: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SUPER SPECIAL PORTFOLIO (Marvel Comics)

Saturday, 5 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: FAMILY VALUES!


At the gaming table of the Rising Star, Starbuck finds his life suddenly turned upside down in his first encounter with that lovable rogue Chameleon, in a scene from the cast and crew favourite episode, The Man With Nine Lives, guest starring the legendary Fred Astaire.

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

CLASSIC IMAGE: CLOSE-IN COMBAT


A Cylon squadron peels off, closing in to attack, in this great image, part of footage often reused in various ways throughout the early part of the weekly TV series.