PAK’S PLAN: GREG PAK TALKS "BATTLESTAR GALACTICA" COMIC
by Chris Ullrich, Contributing Writer
Posted: November 2, 2006
To some "Battlestar Galactica" is a campy '70s TV show that lasted only one season. To others, it's a fantastic and highly successful re-imagining of the same show for today's more demanding audience, now airing weekly on the Sci-Fi channel. And to others still, it's a highly successful comic book from Dynamite Entertainment, written by Greg Pak, author of, among other comics, "The Hulk" and "X-Men: Phoenix Warsong." With the latest issue #2 of "Battlestar Galactica" flying off the shelves, CBR news spoke to Pak about his involvement with the comic book to see if he, like the Cylons, has a plan.
Greg Pak is something of an enigma in the comic book world due to his unusual background. He didn't start out writing comics but instead, started as a film director. The story of how he got into comics sounds rather simple when he tells it, but his story is far from simple and one that many other struggling comics writers must surely envy, if only just a little. "I'm a filmmaker by training - probably best known for my feature 'Robot Stories.' At the time my film was hitting theaters, my agent sent the screenplay to Marvel. The editors there apparently liked it, and a year or so later I was writing comics," Pak told CBR news.Full Article and preview pages.