Official Press Release
Runnemede, NJ – DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT today released images and information announcing the debut issue for the first Battlestar Galactica mini-series event Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse! This exciting all-new BSG adventure is written by the successful writer/producer of “Lost” and “Medium” Javier Grillo-Maruach with art by Battlestar veteran Carlos Rafael. Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse is scheduled for a February release.
Dynamite stated, “Battlestar buffs have been asking for more Starbuck, Apollo and the original crew for over twenty-five years. Our ongoing Classic BSG series has brought the original crew back to the fans and into the sci-fi mainstream, and now our first spin-off mini-series event is really going to get things fraking started in a big way. Written by none other than the television writer and producer Javier Grillo-Maruach- if you don’t recognize the name, you most certainly know his work on hit shows like “Lost” and “Medium”. The Classic Battlestar era is a great arena for a creative talent like Javier to have some fun and tell an innovative and imaginative adventure. Additionally, fans will be happy to know that Javier’s Cylon Apocalypse is being brought to life by the artistic talents of Carlos Rafael, the man responsible for the interiors of the ongoing Classic BSG series. And to commemorate the debut of Cylon Apocalypse, covers are being rendered by Carlos Rafael, Jim Starlin, Pat Lee and Michael Golden!”
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: CYLON APOCALYPSE #1(DEC063460)- WRITTEN BY ULTRA-POPULAR TV WRITER/PRODUCER! JAVIER (WRITER/PRODUCER: “LOST” AND “MEDIUM”) GRILLO-MARXUACH; ART BY CARLOS RAFAEL, COVER ART BY JIM (MYSTERY IN SPACE/DREADSTAR) STARLIN, PAT LEE, MICHAEL (MICRONAUTS, ‘NAM) GOLDEN AND CARLOS RAFAEL (SHIPPING IN EQUAL RATIO).
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT presents an all-new, Battlestar Galactica event featuring the DYNAMITE Debut of Javier Grillo-Marxuach (ya know, the guy behind such hit shows as Lost and Medium) as he unleashes the Cylon Apocalypse! Dual revelations rock the rag-tag fleet as a routine Viper patrol puts them on the edge of a bizarre scene – Cylon Raiders attacking one of their own Basestars! As the Cylon Basestar crashes into an ocean-covered world, Adama and Starbuck discover a bizarre creature that appears to be a Cylon Centurion engulfed by diseased flesh. The Cylons are sick and the apocalypse has begun!
Grillo-Maruach is joined by Battlestar artist Carlos Rafael, along with colorist Carlos Lopez for this special comic book event! Featured covers artists include: the legendary Michael Golden, the modern master Pat Lee, colonial warrior Carlos Rafael and master of all things time and space Jim Starlin! Don’t miss it!