"There are those who believe that life here began out there, far across the universe, with tribes of humans who may have been the forefathers of the Egyptians, or the Toltecs, or the Mayans. Some believe that there may yet be brothers of man who even now fight to survive, somewhere beyond the heavens."


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Amazing Grace

I was saddened to hear of the passing of actress Grace Lee Whitney this past Friday as I'm sure all of you were.

She was unforgettable as Yeoman Janice Rand on the legendary & original Star Trek.

Of course she did more than Star Trek...matter of fact her first on screen performance was in the comedy masterpiece "Some Like it Hot" starring Marilyn Monroe.

Probably a lot out there might not know that she also appeared in the Batman television series with Adam West, but…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on May 4, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Galacticon Gold Spotlight on Mark Goddard

Welcome to the Ninth Installment of Galacticon Gold!

It was a great pleasure to sit down with Mark Goddard (The original Major Don West) from Lost in Space.

Mark got his start on television with a role in the 1959  series Johnny Ringo.

Aside from his recurring role in Lost in Space Mark also…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on May 3, 2015 at 1:06pm — No Comments


A few years ago, I was contacted by a group called Wildlife Media an intrepid group of filmmakers, conservationists & businesspeople headed up by Bear biologist Chris Morgan.

It so happened that they were beginning an epic nature film called "Beartrek" that they asked Bear McCreary to collaborate on musically.

They, in turn, asked Bear if he knew of any groups online that he thought would embrace their message & he…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on March 29, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Happy 4th Year Chapter Anniversary To All Ravens

CTO of the graphic: Steve "Kreios" Tweed

I just wanted to take my time to wish each and everyone on Battlestar Raven, HAPPY 4th Year Chapter Anniversary to each and everyone of you. It has bee a long and hard journey for her considering her rough beginning.  But the success she is…


Added by DragonLady4732 on March 27, 2015 at 8:17am — 6 Comments

Galacticon Gold Spotlight on Bill Mumy

Welcome to the Eighth installment of Galacticon Gold & for this outing we had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Mumy & get his reflections on the art of "Conventioning" & some of the interesting things that "attends" that.

Bill has appeared in more…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on March 23, 2015 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

The Heroes ride again...

Greetings Fellow Colonials!

Well, here they are..the wrap of Hero awards from 2014.

We are going to be putting the awards on a hiatus for a while...but ya never know when they might be back!

So without further ado...

Our first honoree is an actor who appeared in the original Battlestar Galactica, where he appeared as the recurring character of Lt. Giles, something else to note is that actor Larry Manetti is also the foster son of an entertainment…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on March 22, 2015 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Battlestar Raven – Coming to Comicpalooza Houston – May 22-25

Battlestar Raven – Coming to Comicpalooza Houston – May 22-25


Building up to the big Galacticon 4 show in Seattle, the Raven Battle Group Crew will have booths at…


Added by Paul "Iceworm" Oakley on March 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Sons of Guns or What is Jack Stauffer up to?

Bojay has been busy...and while this is a departure from what you might expect to see Jack do.

Being the bad guy always allows an actor to do just a little more (which means chewing extra scenery!) so check out this clip from the short film "Sons of Guns"...

Added by Shawn O'Donnell on February 7, 2015 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Galacticon Gold Spotlight on Jack Stauffer

Welcome to our seventh installment of Galacticon Gold...a time & place where we take a few moments with some of our guests from the upcoming show in Seattle.

This time out, we are talking with Jack Stauffer...who all fans of BSG know played the role of Bojay in the original series.

Jack has a…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on January 31, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Another little tidbit frrom our friends at NBC!

Another little tidbit from our friends at NBC!…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on January 2, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Pack of Heroes!

Hello Everyone,

That time again...and as a matter of fact overdue!

These are the Heroes!

We have a few of 'em here...so let's get right to it...

Probably best known for his role on Emergency! this actor portrayed Michael in the TOS episode "Greetings From Earth"...Randolph Mantooth...…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on December 27, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Merry Christmas Wish To All The Ravens and Members of the Ravens Friends and Family Circle

I just wanted to quickly take my time to wish all my Ravens and members of the Ravens Friends and Family Circle, a very HAPPY MERRY CHRISTMAS to you and your family!  As the year 2014 comes to an end in just a couple of days, I look back at what we have…


Added by DragonLady4732 on December 25, 2014 at 12:33pm — 4 Comments

Loadout: Going In Hot Starring Richard Hatch!

"Loadout: Going In Hot" is a sci-fi short inspired by the popular, hyper-violent, third-person shooter "Loadout" from Edge of Reality. Introducing viewers to Gaz, Captain of the HMS Loadout, and his loyal crew, the film delivers to viewers the same excitement,…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on December 15, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Photo shoot at Studio 1444

A behind the scenes image from the photo shoot yesterday by Chris Loomis with actress Gigi Edgley (Chiana on Farscape, Rescue: Special Ops & The Host of Jim Henson's Creature Ship Challenge) at Studio 1444

in Hollywood.

Formerly a recording studio, Studio 1444 has a rich musical…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on December 7, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

The New Raven Colonial Marine Patch

Raven Marines,

I just wanted to quickly post this to let everyone know, the RAVEN COLONIAL MARINE PATCHES are in!  Like I said when I agree to take on this position and learn more about how you do things in the science ficition world as I am new to this, I told myself that if I…


Added by Lt. Col. Eduardo "Enforcer" on November 8, 2014 at 8:56am — 3 Comments

Galacticon IV & More!

Fellow Colonials!

We are on the verge of making a major announcement on the Galacticon Facebook page tomorrow concerning a very important step forward regarding Galacticon IV.

What I can tell you now, is that it is a reality...we…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on September 7, 2013 at 10:16pm — 1 Comment

Symbols in the New Raven Marine Patch and Banners

The Raven Colonial Marine Detachment Patch and Banners are filled with heraldry and symbols that express their creed, beliefs and values. The following are the…


Added by Paul "Iceworm" Oakley on June 20, 2014 at 11:06am — 3 Comments

Announcement to the BFC Fleet and Civilian personnel from BFC FADM Rivera.


            I hope everyone is doing well and life is good.  First i wanted to a brief moment to thank everyone personally who gave me time to deal with my retirement from the United States Naval Service.  To President O'Donnell, Daniel Allen, Cherry Oclima and other close friends i thank you.  Everyone else i am proud to say i am OFFICIALLY retire and can fully focus on what i love.  Sci Fi and everything that makes me a Sci Fi geek of all genre to help fellow…


Added by Admiral Miguel Rivera on October 20, 2014 at 8:30pm — 11 Comments

Heroes, Conventions, a Book & an Announcement

Hello Colonials!

A lot to go over this September 1st...to start off with I'll begin with our Heroes...and the first Hero goes to a Canadian actress who along with guest spots on Stargate SG-1, Dark Angel, The 4400 appeared as the character know simply as Jeanne on the re-Imagined BSG. The actress? We honor Keegan Connor Tracy!…


Added by Shawn O'Donnell on September 1, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

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