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Episode 154: The First Book Club!

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Today is the inaugural episode of our very first All Comics Considered Book Club! We’ll be covering issues 1 through 6 of John Cassidy’s,  Warren Ellis’ , and Laura Martin’s Planetary, published by  Wildstorm/DC.  Brief Summary What is Planetary about? Who are the main characters?  Book Club Questions What other books by this author have […]

Today is the inaugural episode of our very first All Comics Considered Book Club! We’ll be covering issues 1 through 6 of John Cassidy’s,  Warren Ellis’ , and Laura Martin’s Planetary, published by  Wildstorm/DC. 

Brief Summary

  1. What is Planetary about?
  2. Who are the main characters? 

Book Club Questions

  1. What other books by this author have you read? 
  2. How did they compare to this book? 
  3. What did you like best about this book?
  4. What did you like least about this book?
  5. What do you think Ellis’s purpose was in writing this book? What ideas was he trying to get across?

Misc

  • Art – what did we think of the art in the book?
  • Homages/references – Planetary is a book about the superhero genre itself – what references and homages have we spotted?
  • Book out of time – Yeltsin was still the Russian president when this book came out.  

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