Sunday, 28 April 2013

DELETED SCENE: ADAMA QUITS?


A depressed and weary Adama prepares to step down as leader of the fleet, whilst Athena and Apollo try to convince him not to, in a deleted scene from Saga of a Star World eventually seen on the DVD box set release a few years back.

Image via the French sci-fi site Privee Sci-fi movies.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

CLASSIC ART: THE STARBUCK WHO LOVED ME!


And here's the great artwork for Dynamite's third cover of their new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA comic series, with Starbuck very much in a Roger Moore/JAMES BOND meets Luke Skywalker/STAR WARS movie poster pose if ever I saw one!

Saturday, 20 April 2013

CLASSIC ART: ATHENA AND THE VIPERS!


The latest lovely cover by Alex Ross of the new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA comic from Dynamite, showing Athena taking centre stage. And quite right, too!

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

BEHIND THE SCENES: TECHNICAL WIZARDRY!


In his office, legendary effects pioneer John Dysktra poses for a picture with his well-deserved Oscar for his work on STAR WARS. Check out this rare Historic Films programme which interviews him and has a career profile of his work, including a look at GalacticaJOHN DYKSTRA 1979 - YouTube

Friday, 12 April 2013

CLASSIC IMAGE: A HEALER AT WORK...


At the Galactica life station, Doctor Paye (John Fink) tends to Cassiopeia's injured arm, in a sequence from Saga of a Star World.

Monday, 8 April 2013

CLASSIC IMAGE: THEATRICAL WONDERS!


Something that I think was only to appear in the US market was this terrific souvenir magazine poster for the original theatrical version of Saga of a Star World. It comprises many rare images, including a close look at one of the Imperious Leader's lizard pets!

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

CLASSIC ART: UNDER CONSTANT ATTACK!


The mighty Galactica and her rag-tag fleet come under attack from the Cylon menace in this great work from the superb Japanese artist Tsuneo Sanda.

Check out his website and portfolio here: SANDAWORLD.COM | STAR WARS ORIGINAL ART PAINTING BY TSUNEO SANDA