Wednesday, 30 January 2013
The dreaded leaders of the Eastern Alliance plan a deadly attack on their neighbour world of Terra, but haven't reckoned on the shielding powers of the mighty Galactica, in a scene from the later in the season episode Experiment in Terra.
Sunday, 27 January 2013
You can't have one without the other, so here's Sublevel Studios also excellent 35th Anniversary poster featuring a Cylon Raider ship launch, watched by the fierce shape of one of their Centurion brethren.
Monday, 21 January 2013
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Before becoming best known to Classic TV viewers worldwide as the friendly alien Visitor, Martin (and later his twin brother brother Philip), in Kenneth Johnson's original, well-written Earth invasion mini-series V, veteran TV actor Frank Ashmore was familiar to Classic GALACTICA fans for his portrayal as the corrupt and totally unlikable Flight Sargent Ortega, who had some serious personality issues with Starbuck after a game of intense Triad, in the classic episode Murder on the Rising Star.
Suffice to say, Ortega's screen time was short lived- having made one too many an enemy in his time within the Colonial Service, resulting in poor old Starbuck unfortunately ending up being Number One Prime Suspect for his blastered demise. Fortunately, Apollo and Boomer were around to prove their friend innocent, and the stressful charges dropped...
Friday, 11 January 2013
|Apollo confronts the Imperious Leader in a classic adventure.|
The highly enjoyable Starloggd blog spot has a fun look back at the UK GALACTICA strip, from the iconic talent of artist Martin Asbury, and features that were so popular in the LOOK-IN comic magazine of 1979/80, of which the series first appeared in its weekly pages before it actually made its premiere on the ITV regions.
Check it out here: Slow Robot's STARLOGGED - GEEK MEDIA AGAIN: 1980: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA IN LOOK-IN - PART THREE
Slow Robot's STARLOGGED - GEEK MEDIA AGAIN: 1979: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA IN LOOK-IN - PART TWO
Slow Robot's STARLOGGED - GEEK MEDIA AGAIN: 1979: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA IN LOOK-IN - PART ONE
Saturday, 5 January 2013
Apollo is the mature and serious one, Starbuck is the lucky hotshot: totally different personalities but together they make a great friendship and a formidable team in the classic Galactica universe.