Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero #2 (Dynamite)
Writer: Brandon Jerwa
Pencils: Jackson Herbert
Cover: Stephen Segovia
Admiral DiMarco makes a controversial
decision regarding his actions while mapping an uncharted planet
in neutral space.
Read the story summary of this issue at the Battlestar Wiki
Notes from the BSG
This story takes place
about two years before the fall of the Colonies.
Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero
was a 13-issue mini-series published by Dynamite
Entertainment, covering the crew's adventures starting with
Commander Adama assigned to the command of the Galactica,
two years before the fall of the Colonies.
Characters appearing or mentioned in this story
Lee Adama (Apollo) (flashback)
Zak Adama (flashback)
President Adar (mentioned only)
Bulldog (mentioned only)
Adama's and DiMarco's people see a modern model Cylon Raider for
the first time in this issue. A few have appeared previously in
Battlestar Galactica: Origins
mini-series, but they were not seen by human characters.
On page 16, one of Adama's people remarks, "Looks like I picked
the wrong day to quit smoking..." This is probably a nod to the
character of Steve McCroskey in the 1980 comedy film
Airplane!, who said variations of this line throughout the
film. The character was portrayed by Lloyd Bridges, who was also
Commander Cain in the two-part
Legend" episodes of BSG70.
As Commander Adama takes his leave of his former commander,
DiMarco, on page 17, he says, "Stay young or die." These words
were said to Adama by DiMarco in the flashback sequence to their
time aboard the Columbia in
It's implied that Adama and his crew must keep silent about the
Cylons they encountered in neutral space.
Adama's wife tells him she's filing for divorce at the end of
Why did the Colonial government/military want to wipe out the
separatist settlement? The question is never answered.
Did the Colonial government/military already know the Cylons
were active in neutral space near the Colonial border?