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Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters (Part 4)

"Gods & Monsters" Part 4

Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters #4

Dynamite Entertainment

Written by Karl Kesel

Art by Dan Schkade

Color by Chris O'Halloran

Letters by Tom Napolitano

Cover A by Alec Morgan & Chris O'Halloran



Tallos feels threatened by Baltar; Simon has returned to the Caprican resistance, but is it really the same Simon?


Story Summary


The fleet's command crew discover Fleet Eight's body and the video message she left behind about her frame-up attempt. Baltar is led to believe that Tallos may not be "resurrectable" due to being cobbled together from the debris of a dozen different centurions.


Tallos is finally sent to the planetoid to begin mining operations, monitored on site by Apollo, Helo, and Baltar with the kill switch. But Tallos attacks Baltar, tearing the kill switch device from his wrist and tossing it into a volcanic pool. But, just then, the Cylons launch an attack on the fleet.


On Caprica, Caprica Cavil interrogates Simon, with both indicating that this Simon is a different one from the one who previously acted as the Buccaneers' medic, sent to reinfiltrate the resistance.




Didja Know?


Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters was a 5-issue mini-series published by Dynamite Entertainment 2016-2017.


Characters appearing or mentioned in this story


Fleet Eight (seen in video message only)

President Roslin


Commander Adama

Colonel Tigh




Head Six


Sam Anders

Simon O'Neill (Number Four model Cylon)

Jean Barolay





Lt. Gaeta 


Didja Notice?


On page 17, Apollo and Helo refer to Tallos as a "chrome-job". This is a pejorative term used by the Colonials for Cylon centurions (as opposed to "skin job" for humanoid Cylons).

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