Episode 120: Three Years Later

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

It’s our third birthday! To celebrate three years of Journey Into Misery, we’re doing another D-List anthology episode including Death’s Head, Doop and Dark Claw.

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Watchmen #1, Page 9

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We take a break from Rorschach to visit the Nite-Owls and examine Hollis Mason’s decor.

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Watchmen #1, Page 8

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Rorschach goes snooping and discovers some of The Comedian’s dirty laundry.

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Episode 119: JLA (Grant Morrison & Howard Porter)

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

With the Justice League movie in cinemas, we take a look at one of the most iconic runs on a JLA comic of all time.

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Episode 118: Thor: Ragnarok

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

With the new film in theatres, we looked at the Ragnarok storyline from the comics and then the story which followed which was a big influence on the first Thor movie as Asgard comes to Oklahoma.

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Watchmen #1, Page 7

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

Rorschach goes for a rummage through The Comedian’s unmentionables and Kieran & Hass get distracted talking about David Mazzuchelli.

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Watchmen #1, Page 6

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We finally come face-to-err, mask with Rorschach and Kieran gives us a bit of background on the title to Watchmen #1 and how it might reflect the themes of the story.

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