Episode 176: Black Lightning

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Humans of the planet Earth. While you slept, the world changed.

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Episode 176: Black Lightning

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Delivering justice, like lightning. It’s everyone’s favourite supervillains turned superheroes turned government sponsored supervillains pretending to be superheroes turned black ops kill squad turned supervillains turned superheroes.

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Planetary #10 (Magic & Loss)

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 tenth issue: a doomed planet’s last hope, an intergalactic peacekeeping organisation’s newest officer and a hidden island’s greatest warrior.

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Planetary #9 (Planet Fiction)

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 ninth issue: a flashback to the previous Third Man, a mission to a fictional world and a love letter to Grant Morrison.

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Episode 175: Thunderbolts

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Delivering justice, like lightning. It’s everyone’s favourite supervillains turned superheroes turned government sponsored supervillains pretending to be superheroes turned black ops kill squad turned supervillains turned superheroes.

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