Wednesday, April 22, 2009


One of the last comic series I bought regularly was Planetary by Warren Ellis and John Cassady. Ostensibly about three super-folk exploring the secret history of the twentieth century, it was a deconstruction of superhero archetypes (and genre films like Hong Kong actioners and Tokyo giant-monsters). A truly inspired storyline that got strangled by its own delays, the frustration with which helped me break my comic habit.

Number 27 is coming out someday, so they say. (Here's a look at the first page of script.)

Meanwhile, take a gander at these collections currently available:

They are Today's Picks.

Today's Word: Archetype.

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