Abnett and Lanning to Write New BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Series

Posted by inferiorego (28275 posts) - - Show Bio

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?

#1 Edited by Michiel76 (183 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#2 Posted by Overlander (552 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#3 Posted by ThomasElliot (369 posts) - - Show Bio

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.

#4 Posted by inferiorego (28275 posts) - - Show Bio

@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.

#5 Posted by Bobzenub (120 posts) - - Show Bio

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

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

#6 Posted by longbowhunter (7706 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#7 Posted by HJK (9 posts) - - Show Bio

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.

#8 Posted by Green ankh (998 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#9 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (34992 posts) - - Show Bio

I am SO in!

#10 Posted by darth_geekboy (12 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#11 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6836 posts) - - Show Bio

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

#12 Posted by HumanNumber (1453 posts) - - Show Bio

Booo! New Battlestar is the only Battlestar.

#13 Posted by regrivett (50 posts) - - Show Bio

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

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