All posts by Kieran Shiach

Writer and host of Journey Into Misery. Follow @KingImpulse for terrible self-deprecating jokes and strong opinions about pop music.

Planetary #8 (The Day The Earth Turned Slower)

Kieran Shiach has read Planetary more times than he can count. Helena Hart is reading it for the first time. In this podcast, we’ll go through the groundbreaking sci-fi superhero mystery issue-by-issue to talk about its influences and its impact.

In the eighth issue: monster movies, Marilyn Monroe analogues and a brief history of McCarthyism.

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Planetary #7 (To Be In England, In The Summertime)

Kieran Shiach has read Planetary more times than he can count. Helena Hart is reading it for the first time. In this podcast, we’ll go through the groundbreaking sci-fi superhero mystery issue-by-issue to talk about its influences and its impact.

In the seventh issue: Jakita mourns a fallen friend, Grant Morrison makes a cameo and Warren Ellis drops the mic harder than any other comic creator in history.

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