Star of the original The A-Team and Battlestar Galactica, actor Dirk Benedict has been a household name for over 30 years.
His latest project features tales of skirt-chasing, cigar-chomping, joke-telling, and time-travelling in his very own comic book, Dirk Benedict in the 25th Century.
Never shy or short of strong opinions, Benedict spoke through a haze of his trademark cigar smoke as we discussed his life, his comic, and how The A-Team killed his career…
Geeks of Doom: Whose idea was it to send you into the 25th Century?
Dirk Benedict: Darren [Davis, Bluewater Comics President], not mine! When they approached me I didnâ€™t get it. They explained they had done one with Adam West and a couple other people, but I said I would do it if I had a little bit of input and he said, â€˜Sureâ€™. So Iâ€™ve been co-writing them with Scott [S. Phillips].
Geeks of Doom: I read that you and Scott have been trading emails on dialogue he said you made some really good contributions and had him laughing out loud â€“ have you tried to bring more humor to it?
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