The Space Western Canon

Battlestar Galactica

Hopeful for lasting peace following centuries of intense warfare, the Twelve Colonies gather to sign a treaty with their dreaded enemies, The Cylons. The Cylons launch a devastating surprise attack, destroying the Colonies’ home planets and most of their military strength. A lone flagship battlestar, the Galactica, remains to aid the surviving colonists on their epic journey for a new home to a far-off legendary planet: Earth.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Capt. William “Buck” Rogers is a space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck’s piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter recruit for the Earth Defense Directorate, where his closest colleagues are Dr. Huer, squadron leader Col. Wilma Deering, the wise-cracking robot Twiki, and a portable computer-brain named Dr. Theopolis.

Jason of Star Command

Working from within a secret section of Space Academy a daring soldier of fortune named Jason joins with his friends to combat the sinister forces that conspire to dominate the stars.

The intergalactic adventures of Flash Gordon, his girlfriend Dale Arden, and their scientific companion Dr. Han Zarkov as they fight to save the universe from the evil plotting of tyrannical space lord Ming the Merciless.


On their voyage back to civilization, the space miners onboard the Nostromo investigate an alien distress signal and inadvertantly become targets for an extraterrestrial lifeform with lethal survival instincts.


When an interstellar police cruiser is sent to recover a precious blue crystal in the 31st century, crew member and android Galaxina is left alone as the others are put into suspended animation as part of the mission. While bumbling Capt. Cornelius Butt and the others sleep the years away, Galaxina begins to fall in love with the pilot of the vessel, Sgt. Thor, but their romance is complicated when a strange alien life form appears.

Star Frontiers

Near the centre of a spiral galaxy jump your star ships into “The Void”, a hyper-spatial realm that greatly shortens the travel times between inhabited worlds, and explore the many uninhabited planets, moons, and asteroids of the Frontier Sector where the sentient races of the Dralasite, Humans, Vrusk, and Yazirian have formed the United Planetary Federation (UPF) to fight a common threat: the Sathar.

Battle Beyond the Stars

The farmers of the peaceful planet Akir, are threatened by the space tyrant Sador. A local boy named Shad sets out to recruit a band of mercenaries to fight Sador. Rebels. Outlaws. Mercenaries. Seven magnificent warriors join to fight the Battle Beyond the Stars.


A new federal marshal at a mining colony on Jupiter’s moon Io investigates an apparent suicide and uncovers a drug smuggling ring. Marshal O’Niel confronts Sheppard, the mine manager, for his part in the ring. Several assassins are brought in to murder O’Niel. With the help of the station doctor, O’Niel engages in a desperate shoot-out through the colony.