Thursday, April 26, 2012

Keeping the World Strange - Cody Walker

A great anthology of essays dissecting, analysing and explaining the Planetary comic series.

Keeping the World Strange : We Contain Universes: The Delicately Spinning Reality of the Snowflake - Kevin Thurman
Keeping the World Strange : Surfing through Planetary: The Characters behind the Fiction - Andy Richardson
Keeping the World Strange : The Secret History of the WildStorm Universe - Cody Walker
Keeping the World Strange : When Third is Fourth: The Mystery of the Fourth Man - Chad Nevett
Keeping the World Strange : Bleeding Between the Lines: Planetary and Vertigo - Timothy Callahan
Keeping the World Strange : The Hidden Wonders of the World: Planetary and Reconstructionism - Julian Darius
Keeping the World Strange : Archaeologists Architects and Acolytes Reading Futures Studies in Planetary - Caleb Stokes
Keeping the World Strange : The Monster Within: Examining Monstrous Archetypes in Planetary - Ross Payton
Keeping the World Strange : Planetary and Decompression - Patrick Meaney
Keeping the World Strange : The Ideal and the Strange: Order Vs. Freedom in Planetary - Peter Sanderson
Keeping the World Strange : The Man Who Knows the Game - A. David Lewis
Keeping the World Strange : Apocrypha or Canon? Fitting the Three Crossover One-Shots into Planetary - Chad Nevett
Keeping the World Strange : Appendix: Sequencing Planetary - Julian Darius

The non-so proper enigma of Elijah Snow.

4 out of 5

Talking about a complicated multiverse concept.

4.5 out of 5

Looking at their types.

3.5 out of 5

How it fits in, Jenny Sparks and all.

4 out of 5

A balancing act.

4 out of 5

In look and deed.

3.5 out of 5

Elijah and Ambrose roles.

4 out of 5

On conspiracies and opponents.

4 out of 5

On the tensions between the outlook on writing of Ellis and his revisionism and the style and optimism of Planetary.

4 out of 5

On the beginnings and homage and endings of Vertigo.

4 out of 5

On the beginnings and homage and endings of Vertigo.

4 out of 5

Putting a timeline together.

4 out of 5

Authority, Batman and JLA.

4 out of 5



5 out of 5

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