Obscurity of DC Presents: Ultra-bscure Book Club, Week 66 (March 24-March 30) --- TRILLIUM!

Welcome, @ObscurityofDCClub and other members of the DC Community! Welcome to Week 66 of Obscurity of DC’s Ultr-Obscure Book Club! This week will be the start of a 2-week focus on…


Number of Issues: 4 (Please only read issues 1-4)

Synopsis from dcuniverseinfinite.com: It’s the year 3797, and botanist Nika Temsmith is researching a strange species on a remote science station near the outermost rim of colonized space. It’s the year 1921, and renowned English explorer William Pike leads an expedition into the dense jungles of Peru in search of the fabled ‘Lost Temple of the Incas,’ an elusive sanctuary said to have strange healing properties. Can it be that these two disparate souls, separated by thousands of years and hundreds of millions of miles, will somehow fall in love?

Now that that’s over with, here are some discussion questions:

  1. Trillium has two separate protagonists: 20th century explorer, William Pike and 37th century scientist, Nikita Temsmith. In what ways are they different from each other, and in what ways are they are similar?
  2. What is the significance of switching between the years 3797 and 1921 in the narrative, and in what ways are both similar? Explain.
  3. Do you enjoy Nikita and Williams’ relationship in this part of the series? Explain.
  4. How does the Trillium series approach communication between characters who speak in different and alien languages?
  5. Considering the panels switch between the protagonists of the series, do the unique panels placement illustrate the difference between the worlds of Williams and Nikita well? Explain.

Do you have an interest in exploring the unknown? Do you like discussing comics? Do you like pineapple on pizza? If so, The Obscurity of DC Club is the club for you! Join HERE if you’re interested!

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