Transgalactic: Evolution of an Idea (part 1)

Frank Frazetta's "Dawn Attack"

It’s been a mainstay of sci-fi cinema, television and fiction since the genre’s inception: the idea of a galactic empire.  Planets replace the tribes and nations of history; often, ethnic divisions are broadened to differing species, usually humans and strange alien races.  Powerful figures—warlords, princes, rebel leaders, empresses, living machines, hive … Continue reading