Not content with giving us the first Battlestar Galactica spin-off with an all-new cast of characters, the comic book versions of SciFi Channel’s hit depressathon continue to give us what the SciFi Channel can’t: worthwhile spin-offs to the show. While we wait to see whether Caprica will be as much dull soap opera as origin of the Cylons, the comic book brings us Cylon War.
The four issue Cylon War, which launches next year to accompany the final episodes of the TV show, takes the saga back to the beginning – or the beginning that we care about, anyway. Eric Nylund, co-writer for the series with Joshua Ortega, explains the premise:
So, here is the finally work to officially mark the end of this project. If I did not have to do this library event, I would not have done this on my own. Well, to some degree at least. I really got a sense of seeing the idea, putting it on paper, send it off to someone to make the illustrations and then put it all together. For an first effort, I am quite proud of the work accomplished. And yes, I am no way through with the story as I fleshed out several episodes to take this project if need to revisit or redo this event in the future. I love the idea of this online comic and the pros and cons that go along with it. Let me know what you think and if reading my blog on this topic helped you.
I found this site over the weekend and saw this trailer for The Superhero. Check it out!
As I was catching up on my blogroll, I came across Dan Taylor’s blog about doing Thundarr the Barbarian as a comic. Click here to read more on his blog but check out the cool mockup of the Thundarr cover. Really cool. Also, sign up on his petition to get this project started.
Finally getting around to the world I love after a busy couple of weeks and this trailer is killer. Heath as the Joker is going to be far beyond the Jack Nicholson version by leaps and bounds. In many ways, Batman Begins, is best film out of the whole franchise despite my love for Michael Keaton as Batman. There is a certain of realism that is captured and makes Tim’s version, sorry to say this, outdated.
What are your thoughts on the new Batman film?
I had checked out from the library the Essential X-Men Vol. 5 some time ago. I chose this volume because of Chris Claremont. The whole Dark Phoenix saga to me was one of the best childhood comic book reading. I wanted to catch up on many issues I have not read nor collected. The only gripe about the Essential line is the b&w pictures but otherwise a great way for comic book fans who stop collecting but still want to read “old school” stories.
The weird part of this particular issue came out back in 1985. Rachel was from the 21st century who traveled into the past. In this issue, she has a vision about the World Trade Center in ruins. While the details are undisclosed as to what events transpired, one can only fill in the blanks with images of September 11.