Saturday, 18 January 2020

CLASSIC IMAGE: STAN AND 'GALACTICA'!


In charge of his incredible empire of comic book heroes and villains beloved worldwide, the one and only Stan Lee was not afraid to incorporate diverse titles from the world of TV/film science fiction into his bold line-up, with the original Battlestar Galactica a fast option for a comic series following a popular introduction, and a successor to Marvel's prior hit with its monthly Star Wars title and subsequent special iterations.

Saturday, 11 January 2020

BEHIND THE SCENES: A FEW ADJUSTMENTS...


At ILM/APOGEE during Summer 1978, effects artists make some adjustments to the interior lighting wiring of the mighty Galactica model, during filming of the series pilot episode.

Saturday, 4 January 2020

CLASSIC IMAGE: TRULY THE IMPERIOUS LEADER!


The Imperious Leader looms large over his minions in his immense domain deep inside his Cylon Basestar, receiving all the news whilst hatching plans towards the destruction of humanity. A great image, presumably taken during filming of Saga of a Star World.

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

HAPPY CHRISTMAS! (2019)


Even Cylon Centurions like to make a surprise appearance during the Holiday Season! Though how exactly they'd digest Turkey is anyone's guess!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR! from SAGA OF A STAR WORLD

Saturday, 21 December 2019

CLASSIC IMAGE: TURBO WARRIORS!


One of the series classic regularly used effects shots; three Colonial Vipers kick in their turbos and prepare to peel off as one towards a planet or attacking force. A super image showcasing great craft design and effects photography for the series.

Saturday, 14 December 2019

CLASSIC ART: DEATH STRAFE!


The merciless Cylaon raider armada continues its brutal sneak attack on the defenceless human colonist of Caprica, in this great early storyboard art for Saga of a Star World, by Carl Ardana. Presumably its Lyra/Serina watching the attack run in front of her.

Saturday, 7 December 2019

CLASSIC IMAGE: IN FOR A LITTLE SURPRISE...


The four sneak attack Cylon raiders tailing Apollo and Zac are soon in for a explosive surprise in this great moment from Saga of a Star World presented in TOPPS card form back in the day. Interestingly, this is an optical imge not seen in the final episode- one of the Raider's firing in shot.