Bellum: of Mutants and Men

The BABYLON 5 Preservation Project

A project in Burbank, CA by Jason Davis

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Preserve the history of BABYLON 5 using archival paperwork and interviews with cast and crew to create a definitive making-of book.
Backers: 933
Average Pledge Per Backer: $88

Funded: $82,069 of $30,000
Dates: May 10th -> Jun 9th (30 days)
Project By: Jason Davis
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Latest News

Thank you.

June 9th - via:
Like Mr. Garibaldi, I am knocked down by your support. Thank you for backing the Babylon 5 Preservation Project. I look forward to the next year of work. That's all for the moment... Jason Davis  (Read More)

A note, regarding the weekly Anla-Shok briefings

May 30th - via:
Around 4pm Pacific Time last Friday, 24 May 2019, I sent the first Anla-Shok intelligence briefing to backers who'd pledged at the $60 or above levels as of that time. The briefing is not an update like this one, but rather an e-mail from me to you,... (Read More)

Points of View

May 28th - via:
A big thank you to everyone who's backed the Babylon 5 Preservation Project, which reached the improbable--but very appropriate--total of $55,555 last night. As I've been organizing my office to better facilitate the work ahead, I've been listening... (Read More)

From the Dept. of Preaching to the Choir

May 24th - via:
Yesterday, I posted the following to various venues where I've been promoting this project. Though it's somewhat redundant to broadcast this information to folks who've already backed the project, having it visible on the Kickstarter page may allow... (Read More)

Rabbit Holes

May 21st - via:
Thanks to all who've backed the Kickstarter in the last 24 hours.  I probably won't post any updates over the next few days as I'm still working to ship out books from my previous Kickstarter.  I do plan to provide the $60-and-above backers with... (Read More)

Day One

May 21st - via:
Tomorrow, I shall do as I did the day after my previous Kickstarter--the Harlan Ellison Books Preservation Project--was funded. My office will be organized for the commencement of the project, which is still over a month from properly commencing... (Read More)

And so it begins...

May 20th - via:
My thanks to everyone who's helped The Babylon 5 Preservation Project reach its goal. I'll be back soon with a proper update, but, for now... Thank you. This has been a looooooong time coming.  (Read More)


May 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Thanks to everyone for a great weekend. We're nearly to 2/3rds of the goal in three days.

May 13th - via:
When the Kickstarter reaches 60%, I'll be doing a detailed breakdown of the project graphic, which contains many elements that no one seems to have noticed. For example, did you notice the image behind the Pre of Preservation? That's a deleted scene... (Read More)

Babylon 5 Creator J. Michael Straczynski Tweets

May 11th - via:
For those who've been asking if JMS knows about this project:  (Read More)

33% in 24 hours!

May 11th - via:
Twenty-four hours after its launch, The Babylon 5 Preservation Project is nearly 35% of the way to its funding goal. Thanks to everyone who's contributed thus far. In celebration of the 1/3 milestone, I shall reveal that one of the series regulars on... (Read More)

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