Runnemede, NJ – Dynamite Entertainment announced that the four-issue mini-series event by writer/producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach — Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse has been collected in a trade paperback and is scheduled for a November release! The Cylon Apocalypse trade paperback will feature a cover by one of the most cosmic comic book artists of all time, Jim Starlin.
The Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse TPB Collects the exciting four-issue story arc (issue #1 – #4) by the successful writer/producer of “Lost” and “Medium” — Javier Grillo-Marxuach, who is joined by Battlestar veteran artist Carlos Rafael, along with colorist Carlos Lopez for this special comic book event. For the first time, all four issues of the series have been collected and topped with a special foreword by Javier Grillo-Marxuach. The collection also features an amazing cover gallery showcasing the works of Jim Starlin, Michael Golden, Pat Lee, Carlos Rafael and Stephen Sadowski.
About his work on the series and being able to revisit the realm of classic Battlestar, writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach exclaimed, “Cylon Apocalypse has been a wild viper ride — a basestar-shattering, Cylon-smashing adventure that allowed me to bring some of my wildest dreams of the Classic Universe to sequential life. Writing adventures for the original Adama, Starbuck, Apollo and company has been an awesome journey, I’ve made sure to put that sense of awe and excitement into every page of the series…and that’s no felgercarb!”
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: CYLON APOCALYPSE TPB (AUG073505) Writer: JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH; Penciller: CARLOS RAFAEL; Colorist: CARLOS LOPEZ; Covers: Jim Starlin
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!