ever since a new Thunderbirds children’s series was announced in February, I have been mulling over how a more mature Battlestar Galactica-esque gritty reboot could work. So far I’m juggling with space entrepreneurs, Mars colonisation, political and military corruption, ekranoplans, abandoned aircraft factories, ancient technologies - and deciding just how much to mess with the five iconic vehicles. I may bother you more with this later in the year..
“In the sequel to Black Wing we rejoin Volka, now a cadet with the Royal Air Force, as he is asked to don again his secret flying suit on a mission to track down an eminent atom scientist who has been kidnapped.”
sunday fantasy #397: “Les Hommes-oiseaus”, by Louis Binet
from “Les Hommes-oiseaus”, from La Decouverte Australe par un Homme Volant, ou le Dedale Francais (“The Southern Hemisphere Discovery by a Flying Man, or the French Daedalus”), by Restif De La Bretonne, 1781 (via)