Category Archives: It’s A Strange World

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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Planetary #6 (The Four)

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 sixth issue: the big bads, revealed.

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Planetary #5 (The Good Doctor)

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 fifth issue: Elijah seeks answers from Axel Brass, we dive into the history of pulp novels as a publishing medium and Ellis deftly weaves his story into the existing WildStorm continuity.

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Planetary #4 (Strange Harbours)

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 fourth episode: we chat about Shiftships, Elijah Snow takes control and we make the first of what is undoubtedly going to be many Achewood references.

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Planetary #3 (Dead Gunfighters)

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 third episode: The Phantom Cop of Hong Kong, Helena correctly guesses an analogue and we meet god… kinda.

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Planetary #2 (Island)

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 second episode: Planetary goes international, we chat about Godzilla and learn what Elijah Snow can really do.

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Planetary #1 (All Over The World)

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 first episode: we meet the team for the first time, chat about Doc Savage and discover how creating a multiverse can come back to bite you.

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