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Featuring the ships from Universal Pictures' original 1978 US TV series and the reimagined series from 2003! The first and only complete encyclopedia of all the ships from both series.
The perfect holiday gift for the Battlestar Galactica fan in your life!
THIRTY EIGHT SHIPS FROM THE COLONIAL AND CYLON FLEETS With ships of both the Colonial Fleet and the Cylons from the original 1978 US TV series, the reimagined series from 2003, and the ten-part web series Blood & Chrome, this book provides in-universe profiles and plans of the key spacecraft of the shows with detail that has rarely - if ever - been seen before.
The Science Fiction series Battlestar Galactica first screened on US TV in 1978 and ran for 34 episodes. The groundbreaking show, with its dramatic premise, all-star cast and sensational space adventure, acquired a huge popular following and quickly became a best-loved show among fans of science science fiction and beyond. The show returned to TV screens in 2003 in a critically acclaimed and award-winning reimagined series, with Time Magazine naming it one of the '100 Best TV Shows of All Time.'
Each ship is illustrated in CG artwork, including original visual effects models made for the TV show, alongside detailed technical specifications, service history, and annotated views of the ships features.
About the Author
Author and science fiction editor Jo Bourne manages the Hero Collector book division for Eaglemoss Ltd. She has edited and contributed to books on space, war, ancient history, folklore and natural sciences.
Neil Kelly is a writer and editor, working on reference books and magazines, as well as TV and movie tie-in titles for international publishers.
Richard Mead is a writer and editor who specializes in film and TV-themed publications. He is the author of a dozen books on subjects ranging from football to piracy, and has written on a variety of iconic characters including James Bond, Harry Potter, Mr Bean, and Transformers.
Freelance writer and editor Alice Peebles has specialized in non-fiction subjects for both adults and children since 1991. Her field of activity ranges from children's series to highly illustrated, coffee-table books published by National Geographic and Dorling Kindersley.
From the inside flap
Battlestar Galactica Shipyards is an encyclopedia of the ships from the Battlestar Galactica universe. Spanning three TV series: the original from 1978, the reimagined series from 2003, and the 10-part web series from 2012, this book features ships from the time of the First Cylon War to the stealth craft Blackbird from After The Fall.
All the major ships from the shows are featured in CG renders - wherever possible using the original VFX models.