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On Thursday/Friday, I finally read Planetary, having read Global Frequency the week before. It's decent, but thank goodness I was able to binge read it, rather than wait 4 years between issues.

I enjoyed the Ellis's micro-takes on other, established characters and the way that their stories were told in their owns style.

Date: 2017-08-12 09:39 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ozaline
Okay, the whole thing about getting the moon too soon seems really silly. I don't really get what that's about.

But I do kinda like the idea of the Amazons being aware of what transpires in the outside world.
Edited Date: 2017-08-12 09:39 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-08-12 12:08 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] leoboiko
They were sound so civilized and enlightened until she decided to show off their superior technology by... popping out a buncha medieval weaponry. How is that better than the phallic rockets?

Date: 2017-08-12 02:16 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] tcampbell1000
...And then she gets merked about ten seconds after takeoff, and the other Amaznots look at each other and go, "maybe that 600-years-ahead thing was a little bit of an overstatement."

Date: 2017-08-12 05:40 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] starwolf_oakley
Planetary could work as a TV series, either as a straight adaptation or "borrowed." Three super-powered beings attempt to uncover "secret history."

"Are you all superheroes?"
"...We're archeologists."

Date: 2017-08-12 08:02 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] remial
why couldn't we have had more of this instead of Grant Morrison's?

Date: 2017-08-12 08:31 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lordultimus
Ellis basically used this without changing anything as Diana in his Planetary/JLA crossover.


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