10. SciFi in Starlog Magazine Issues 19 and 20

Nayr, Kavura, and guests, discuss the science fiction articles that were in Starlog magazine issues 19 & 20, originally published in 1979. Highlights: Lord of the Rings, Battlestar: Galactica, the awful Star Wars Holiday Special, and more!

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10. SciFi in Starlog Magazine Issues 19 and 20

What’s in episode 10, “SciFi in Starlog Magazine Issues 19 and 20”?

Athena from the Original Battlestar: Galactica

Derrick Threex fills us in on how Maren Jensen feels about portraying Athena on Battlestar Galactica.

Lord of the Rings Animated Movie

Scott Alan Evens reminisces about the Ralph Bakshi Lord of the Rings animated movie.

Star Wars Holiday Special

Mark Newbold considers the Star Wars Holiday Special. Check him out at Fantha Tracks:

Space: 1999

Shane Poole fills us in on Gerry Anderson’s Space 1999 Report.

Superman: The Movie

Billy Hogan gets us ready for the new Superman Movie!
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Steve Younis & Michael Bailey of the Superman Homepage discuss Superman: The Movie!

Long time Superman fan Hamish describes what it was like to watch the movie at a young age. Find out more about the Man of Steel on the Superman Homepage website and YouTube channel:

All This, Plus…

…Buck Rogers, Han Solo’s Kessel Run, and more!

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Episode Credits


  • Kavura
  • Nayr


  • Derrick Threex
  • Scott Alan Evens
  • Mark Newbold
  • Shane Poole
  • Billy Hogan
  • steve Younis
  • Michael Bailey


  • Kavura
  • Nayr

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10. SciFi in Starlog Magazine Issues 19 and 20