Episode 149: Adam Strange

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

On Earth, he is a regular archaeologist but in space, he is the greatest hero the planet Rann has ever known. He is Adam Strange, the man of two worlds!

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Episode 148: The Incredible Hulk (Bruce Jones)

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

A somewhat forgotten run from the early-00s, Bruce Jones took Bruce Banner and The Incredible Hulk to some dark place, but how does it hold up in the light of the modern day?

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Episode 147: Magneto

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

In one of our biggest episodes ever, we dive right into Magneto’s convoluted backstory, warts and all. Are his kids really his kids? What’s up with Joseph and Xorn? How was he a teenager during World War II and still kicking around today? All that and more will be answered in this blockbuster episode of Journey Into Misery.

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Episode 146: X-Statix

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

Mutants have a reputation for being weird, and the mutants of X-Statix take it to another level! Come meet Mr. Sensitive, U-Go-Girl and Doop, and learn about the Princess Diana controversy which briefly rocked the world.

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Episode 145: Spider-Man (J.M. DeMatteis)

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

This week we’re visiting arguably the greatest Spider-Man story of all time, as well as some more classics told by the legendary J.M. DeMatteis.

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