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.
- What is Planetary about?
- Who are the main characters?
Book Club Questions
- What other books by this author have you read?
- How did they compare to this book?
- What did you like best about this book?
- What did you like least about this book?
- What do you think Ellis’s purpose was in writing this book? What ideas was he trying to get across?
- 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.