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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