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Abnett and Lanning to Write New BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Series

This writing duo takes on this classic television series.

Dynamite has a big announcement today. They have a brand new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA on-going series debuting in 2013. Even bigger news, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (NOVA and RESURRECTION MAN) will be the writing team behind this new series.

With the 35th anniversary of the original Battlestar Galactica television series right around the corner, this upcoming on-going series will based on the characters and stories from that classic series:

We haven’t released new Classic Battlestar Galactica series for a bit waiting for the right writer[s] to bring their adventures back to comes... Dan and Andy were meant to write Battlestar Galactica and they’ll be exploring the universe featuring Starbuck, Apollo, Adama, and all the characters we know and love... states Dynamite President Nick Barrucci.

Dan and Andy are equally excited to jump into this new project. Andy has been a fan since he was a kid, and he plans on bring his love for the original series to this new comic:

With this new series from Dynamite, Dan and I are hoping we can add to the established cannon of continuity with our own take on the classic series. I know my inner 14 year old is squealing with delight at this opportunity.

This brand new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA series will debut in 2013 from Dynamite Entertainment.

How do you feel about Abnett and Lanning taking on this cult science fiction classic? Do you prefer the classic Battlestar Galactica series or the 2000s remake?

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Edited by Michiel76

it's about time! i do wish they would base it on the new series though instead of the old.
But still it's better than nothing
 
Would be even better if it would be based on the Blood and Chrome prequel series

Posted by Overlander

Both of the series were good, but Classic BSG>>>>>>>SyFy series

Posted by ThomasElliot

I'm a fan of the new series, but it doesn't matter...

Abnett and Lanning is what matters. This is a must buy for me. I would read a 'Barbie and Nyan Cat's Adventures in Lollipop Land' if it was done by Abnett and Lanning.

Posted by inferiorego

@ThomasElliot said:

Abnett and Lanning is what matters. This is a must buy for me. I would read a 'Barbie and Nyan Cat's Adventures in Lollipop Land' if it was done by Abnett and Lanning.

hahaha! Truth.

Posted by Bobzenub

I LOVE Abnett and Lanning, but never cared for Battlestar Galactica.

She-eet, I'm in a pickle now...

Posted by longbowhunter

I loved the recent BSG. That show took over my life. Not sure how keen I am on the classic though.

Posted by HJK

Always preferred classic Battlestar over new Battlestar but like both of them (I secretly always wanted to see some way of tying the two together in some way). It will be great to see all of the old characters in new stories.

Posted by Green ankh

OMFG !!!! this is awsome news !! the good Battlestar back. these guys might be a great fit for it too! I liked Rob Leifelds take and the Battlestar 1980 limited was cool too. I am happy..happy

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

I am SO in!

Posted by darth_geekboy

those of you who think 70's BSG is better than 2000's BSG..............you people need your heads (and your tastes) examined.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Dynamite! You did it again in making me happy once more! On top of that, you made this guy happy too...

Posted by HumanNumber

Booo! New Battlestar is the only Battlestar.

Posted by regrivett

What stories will they tell? Will it happen after the 2000's series, in between the seasons or what?