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Galactica 1980 comic books... coming in September

The Galactica finds Earth ... and Dr. Zee (oh dear).
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Galactica 1980 comic books... coming in September

Post by Red Eye » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:15 pm

Regarding to the site www.comicscontinuum.com, Dynamite Entertainment plans to release comic books based on the unloved sequel series of the original, "Galactica 1980":

"Marc Guggenheim is writing a Classic Battlestar Galactica 1980 story that begins in September. Cezar Razek is the artist, and the cover is painted by Lucio Parrillo."

http://www.comicscontinuum.com/stories/ ... ca1980.htm

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Post by Cylon-Knight » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:28 pm

AWESOME! Going to get that for sure.

Thanks for helping me find new ways to spend my money Red Eye! heehee
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Post by Red Eye » Tue Jun 23, 2009 9:46 am

No problem, glad I could help... :wink:

But I still think it's very odd that Dynamite starting an "G80" storyline instead of continuing their classic series storys...

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Post by GoldCylon » Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:04 am

Is that a nuke bomb that went off over the White House? Man what a change of pace from the TV show. This might have a fighting chance if they stepped it up that direction over Cub Scouts jumps 50 feet high.

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Post by Cylon-Knight » Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm

GoldCylon wrote:...Cub Scouts jumps 50 feet high.
You mean that didn't *SHOCK AND AWE* you?! haha :lol:

I think you are right - the comic seems like they are going to really focus on the title being action adventure - not cheese-ball goofy.
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Post by Red Eye » Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:53 am

Cylon-Knight wrote:
GoldCylon wrote:...Cub Scouts jumps 50 feet high.
You mean that didn't *SHOCK AND AWE* you?! haha :lol:

I think you are right - the comic seems like they are going to really focus on the title being action adventure - not cheese-ball goofy.
So say we all! :wink:

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Post by Red Eye » Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:06 pm

The first sample pages for the first issue of "Galactica 1980" are there!

Look at them here:

http://www.dynamiteentertainment.com/ht ... viewImages

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Post by GoldCylon » Sat Sep 12, 2009 4:44 pm

Interesting

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Post by Cylon-Knight » Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:10 am

I like em. Great artwork.
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Re: Galactica 1980 comic books... coming in September

Post by Croft2014 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:15 am

The artwork was ok; would've been better done in the style of Berni Wrightson speaking personally.

The concept of the Colonials speaking Aramaic is terrific.

But thats it. What a stupid story. I just don't buy the whole plot about Adama taking the Galactica to Earth and hovering over The White House....just like that without any study or prep. The Doctor Zee character was just daft; I prefered having the villain as Xavier ala the TV version. In fact, I actually think they should have reworked the plot of the 3-part Galactica Discovers Earth but made it more logical and adult. And, the whole thing ends with a caption for Galactica 1981 whichdoesn't seem to have been done.

I also thought it utterly stupid having a bunch of Colonial civilians being sent as na invasion force by a power-crazed Zee; engaging in fisticuffs in Washington DC. They also throw away Baltar, Lucifer and the whole Cylon threat. Would it not have been better to leave the Cylons out of this first story and just dealt with the handling if Earth as a paranoid and techologically backward planet (when compared to the Colonials)?

Leave the Cylon threat to a followup adventure instead of cluttering up the main plot which would have been better fleshed out explored in greater detail. A missed opportunity.

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