"Two Old Men and a Woman"
Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero #0 (Dynamite)
Writer: Brandon Jerwa
Art: Stephen Segovia
Cover: Stephen Segovia
Adama and Colonel Tigh are assigned to their new post, the
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. It picks
shortly after the end of
"Endings and Beginnings", where Adama and Tigh are about to
head to Fleet Headquarters Picon to assume command of the
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.
This issue, #0 of
Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero, was a
promotional flip-bbok issue released for Free Comic Book Day
2007, a yearly event started in 2002 in which participating
comic book stores provide free copies of specially-produced
promotional comics to their visitors. The flip side of the book
was The Lone Ranger #0.
Characters appearing or mentioned in this story
Carolanne Adama (mentioned only)
On the cover of this issue is a Viper with four laser guns on
it, which does not match any known Viper model in BSG2000, nor
does it appear in the story. Vipers have only two guns mounted.
On page 1, "Aerilon" is misspelled as "Aerolon".
Adama and Tigh are welcomed aboard the
by Captain Kelly. Kelly is the Landing Signal Officer (LSO)
of the battlestar, and is a recurring character throughout the
BSG2000 TV series.
In panel 5 of page 1, notice that, docked next to the
at Fleet Headquarters is the Pegasus. Notice,
however, that the ships' names are incorrectly depicted on the
primary "alligator-head" section of the ships instead of on the
Page 2 reveals that Adama's first mission as commander of the
is a search-and-rescue for Admiral DiMarco's
expeditionary ship, lost in neutral territory between Colonial
and Cylon space. DiMarco was first seen in
Beginnings" as commander of the battlestar Columbia.
On page 3, Adama's quarters on the
are depicted as having a viewport, but there is no window
at all in the televised episodes.
On page 3, Adama refers to his wife Carolanne as
simply "Anne". That is likely the nickname she primarily goes
The Chief Medical Officer who talks to Adama
aboard the Raptor on page 4, though unnamed here, is Dr. Sherman
Cottle, seen throughout the BSG2000 TV series.
After being struck by a heat-seeking missile, the Raptor pilot calls for help,
Krypter! Krypter!" As previously stated in
"Endings and Beginnings",
this term is the Colonial equivalent of
The end of this issue reveals that Adama and the Rapter crew
encountered the modern-era Cylon centurions two years before the
official first meeting in "Humanity's Children".
The centurions appear to be holding rifles instead of
displaying the built in weapons in their arms seen in episodes
of the TV series. But when this scene picks up again in the next
issue, the rifles are gone and the centurions are displaying
their built-in guns.
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